Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) is seeking three (3) motivated individuals to join its Board of Directors.


As a pivotal provincial non-profit association, OASIS represents over 190 member agencies dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. The organization thrives on leadership that promotes the sharing of ideas and knowledge, and proactive engagement with governmental and other key stakeholders to advocate for its members. The Board plays a critical role in upholding the mission of OASIS by ensuring a strategic, evaluative, and accountable governance framework that supports the association’s goals and the CEO.

Board members are expected to engage deeply with the strategic objectives of OASIS, contributing to a variety of governance activities. These include ensuring effective organizational strategies, overseeing financial management, enhancing stakeholder relationships, and maintaining ethical integrity. Members are encouraged to leverage their networks and expertise in areas such as Governance, Public Policy, Legal Matters, Diversity and Inclusion, Financial Oversight, and more, to foster the association’s mission. Board commitment involves preparation for and participation in at least six annual meetings (but typically eight), held either in-person or virtually, with an 80% minimum attendance requirement. Terms are for three (3) years, and renewable once.

We invite professionals who are passionate about making a significant impact in the developmental services sector to apply. Along with the skills referenced in the posting, the Board is seeking candidates who represent governance within the membership and candidates from Easter Ontario. This is a chance to work alongside seasoned leaders in a collaborative environment aimed at fostering substantial change.

To apply, please send your CV to secretary@oasisonline.ca by midnight, Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Your expertise and vision can help shape the future of services for individuals with developmental disabilities in Ontario.


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