BIST’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for people in the City of Toronto, living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) through education, awareness, support, and advocacy. We are focused on providing a safe space for persons with brain injury and their families to connect, socialize and learn.  We are also invested in supporting the most marginalized in our community through our homelessness, poverty and intimate partner violence initiatives.  We are an agency committed to partnerships and being a voice for change. Each Board position requires attendance at Board Meetings (a minimum of six per year) and dedication to one committee or special project (est. time commitment, 5 hours per month).

We are currently looking to fill 3 positions on our Board of Directors.

We are particularly seeking expertise in the following areas:

  • Human Resources
  • Fundraising
  • Bookkeeping
  • Marketing

 

Application Deadline: August 5th

The Brain Injury Society of Toronto welcomes and encourages applications from a diversity of applicants. This includes people with lived brain injury experience as well as other equity seeking groups such as members of Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, and LGBTQ2S communities.

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Responsibilities of the Board

As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for:

  • determining the mission and purposes of the organization
  • selecting and evaluating the performance of the chief executive
  • strategic and organizational planning
  • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • fundraising and resource development
  • approving and monitoring the organization’s programs and services
  • enhancing the organization’s public image
  • assessing its own performance as the governing body of the organization

 

Please submit your resume to BIST Executive Director, Melissa Vigar: [email protected].