Volunteer – Board Director 

Our Mission

Our mission at Nucleus Independent Living is to support adults to live independently at home by providing caring and dependable service.

Our Organization

Nucleus was incorporated in 1983 as a charitable, non-profit organization that now serves the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network region and some areas of Toronto.  We excel in providing reliable attendant services that enable seniors and persons with physical disabilities to remain living safely and independently in their own homes.  Our services encompass supports for daily living, including a 24-hour mobile support service, attendant services in the home, school or at work, supportive housing for adults with physical disabilities and temporary in home relief for primary caregivers through the Caregiver Recharge Program.

Our growing organization is accredited by CARF Canada and our programs have been recognized by two Minister’s Medals, two 3M National Awards and regional awards for quality.  Nucleus is skilfully governed by a highly motivated and talented Board of Directors that oversees a budget of more than $14 million. If you are seeking a dynamic opportunity to contribute to the welfare of seniors and adults living with physical disabilities in your community, we invite you to apply to become a member of our Board.  Leverage your diverse background, experience, and expertise in new and exciting ways by contributing to Nucleus Independent Living’s ongoing growth and development. 

We are seeking volunteer Board Members with experience working with or on a not-for-profit governing Board:

• Finance and accounting expertise, including formal/recognized credentials
• Human Resources, labour relations and diversity
• Lived experience with physical disabilities or as a caregiver, stakeholder engagement and advocacy
• Strategic planning and business management
• Government relations / policy analysis

This is a unique volunteering opportunity to assume an instrumental role in guiding the future of an organization recognized as a leader among community-based health services in Ontario. Join a Board committed to applying governance best practice as we strive to meet the health needs of people in the community, expand organizational capacity, achieve sustainable growth and actively engage in Ontario’s healthcare transformation.

Our Board meets a minimum of 6 times per year and meetings are normally held at our head office in Oakville. Commitment to regularly attend meetings and participate in sub-committee work is required.

Nucleus is committed to creating equal opportunities for all and we strongly encourage individuals from equity seeking groups to apply. Accommodations are available upon request.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume to Senior Manager, Human Resources at:

Fax: 905-829-0555 Email:careers@nucleusonline.ca
Mail: 2030 Bristol Circle, Suite #110, Oakville, ON L6H 0H2



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