DeafBlind Ontario Foundation Board Member
Volunteer Types: Board Leadership, Communications and Marketing, Fundraising
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Public/Society Benefit
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: June 3, 2024
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DeafBlind Ontario Foundation is looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Board of Directors, with a term start date of June 2024. We are looking to identify incoming board members as soon as possible.

DeafBlind Ontario Services provides an array of services to people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal and deafblind that are customized to each individual’s unique needs, method of communication, and goals to enrich their life. Their reach extends into remote communities and urban centres across the province with supported living homes and customized community services.

For more information about the Foundation and its 2023-2026 strategic plan, please visit,

Time Commitment
Up to 6 Board meetings per year (virtual).
Board members may be asked to attend donor meetings or additional Board meetings, for example, when specific topics require in-depth discussion, strategic planning or for training and development opportunities.
Terms are three (3) year with a maximum of two (2) consecutive terms.

If you have the time, enthusiasm, and expertise that may benefit DeafBlind Ontario Foundation, please forward your expression of interest, including a brief resumé by email using the subject line “DBOF Board Member” to: [email protected]. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of selection process.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Join the DeafBlind Ontario Foundation board and use your leadership, experience and connection skills to inspire investment in the future of individuals who are Deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal and deafblind.
How will the organization benefit?
DeafBlind Ontario Foundation raises, invests and directs funds to DeafBlind Ontario Services to enhance programs which support the individuals they serve through philanthropic activities, building relationships and raising awareness. The role of the Board of Directors is to govern and oversee the affairs of the Foundation. We are looking for potential board members who have: • Demonstrated history of philanthropy • A willingness to be a resource in raising funds and awareness • An understanding of the importance of relationship building • Experience in governance, fundraising, strategic planning or marketing
Volunteer location:
17665 Leslie Street, Unit 15 Newmarket, ON L3Y 3E3


Sue Wookey
@DeafBlind Ontario Foundation
Ext: 267
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Board Leadership, Communications and Marketing, Fundraising
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions

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