Peel Senior Link (PSL) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and bound by an accountability agreement with Ontario Health – Central. Recruitment of new Board members is an ongoing process led by the Peel Senior Link Board Governance Committee to help identify and recommend potential candidates. The Board provides oversight and support for this Health Service Provider as it works to achieve an important mission to “To enable seniors to live at home independently with integrated supports and services”.
Peel Senior Link has been accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada as a Health Service Provider offering high quality community-based programs and services to seniors living in Mississauga, Brampton and surrounding areas.
The organization is funded by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care with funding from Ontario Health – Central, Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility, Ontario Trillium Foundation, United Way of Greater Toronto, Region of Peel and local funders/corporate and individual donors.
Qualifications and Board Positions
Peel Senior Link Directors support the governance affairs of the Corporation and enable the Corporation to achieve its purpose within the framework of relevant legislation and standards. Major duties of the Board include governing the Corporation through Board policies, strategic and planning objectives, annual budget, and performance metrics approved by the Board, CEO recruitment and performance evaluation, and in providing oversight for planning, management and delivery of the Corporation’s services and operations. Directors must participate in one of three standing Board Committees that focus on: Finance, Audit and Risk Management; Governance; and Quality and Community Engagement. As well, Board members serve on the Working Group on Health System Transformation which was formed to support and provide recommendations for the PSL Board in the current transformation of health care in Ontario.
Peel Senior Link is seeking energetic, committed and collaborative individuals who reflect the community we live and/or work in. We need your experience in any of the following priority areas:
- health and social care
- business development
- health human resources
- strategic partnerships
- service integration
- collaborative governance
- Commitment and Term
Serving on Peel Senior Link’s Board is a part-time volunteer appointment, involving a significant commitment and attendance at Board related meetings, Board education sessions, community and stakeholder engagements and/or events during and outside normal business hours. Directors will be elected for an initial term of one, two, or three years with annual approval, and can be renewed for an additional term.
Interested individuals are encouraged to refer to the Director Nominations Package
Please send the Director Application Form with a covering letter to:
[email protected] or by mail to:
Peel Senior Link Board Governance Committee
50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Suite 300
Mississauga, ON, L5B 3C2
Phone: 905-712-4413; Fax: 905-712-3373
Short listed candidates may be invited for an interview with the Governance Committee