Interested In Being On Our Board Of Directors?

ReachAbility is currently looking for two volunteer board directors. We are interested in hearing from persons coming from a variety of professional backgrounds. The ideal board director will be in good standing in his or her respective field. S/he is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion, and wants to make a positive difference in the community, and has an interest in advancing opportunities for those facing barrier. Experience in a decision-making role preferred. Duties of Board Members Include:

  • Attend all meetings of the Board (approx. 4 per year)
  • Support and participate actively in association activities
  • Assist ReachAbility in achieving its strategic goals
  • Assist in setting policy
  • Actively participate in all fundraising activities and special events
  • Acts as a community ambassador for ReachAbility
  • Consults with CEO on an as-needed basis when required
  • Actively participate in the Board’s annual planning and evaluation efforts

To apply: please send cover letter and resume to katie@reachability.org

About ReachAbility

Since 2000 ReachAbility has been serving the Halifax disability community. We are dedicated to equalizing the playing field for people facing barriers. Through our unique partnerships within the disability, aboriginal, African Canadian and new immigrant communities, we have created programming that fosters pre-employment skills and employment opportunities for all Nova Scotians facing the sting of stigma. Many employers partnering with reachAbility engage in our community and represent our core values by providing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness. Whether through our Inclusion Training or our Employer of Excellence program, we can help create a workplace culture that is healthy, positive and ahead of the curve. We have a committed staff that provides support and guidance to a wide range of clients with a focus on programs designed to build a stronger community — one ability at a time. To learn more please visit www.reachability.org//