Seeking Board Members
Addiction Services for York Region (ASYR) is a charitable, not-for-profit agency with its main office in Aurora (www.asry.ca). ASYR is one of the largest community addiction service providers in Ontario and is a lead agency for Ontario Health (Central Region) for addictions. Our mission, uniting to offer hope and promote recovery through outstanding service and innovation, is what we live and breathe every day in all our work.
As an agency that works within a harm reduction framework, we offer individuals affected by addictions a number of programs and services: counselling treatment (individual and group); information, intake and referral; case management, peer support and some medical services. We serve a large geographic area from York Region to North York to the south and South Simcoe to the north.
Our Board Members are committed to the agency’s mission, vision and values and are voluntary. Board members are expected to participate in monthly Board meetings and at least one Board committee. A total of 5 – 8 hours per month is expected, including preparation for meetings.
ASYR is currently seeking individuals knowledgeable about York Region, South Simcoe and/or North York who are interested in joining our Board of Directors. We are looking for a broad range of experiences including People with lived experience.
On our Board as well as in our workplace, we are committed to reflecting the diversity of the many different communities we serve, thus fostering innovation and creativity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value inclusivity and celebrate unique strengths and diverse populations.
To help us achieve our goal of reflecting the communities we serve, we welcome applications from individuals with lived experience and other individuals on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code (http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code). Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Individuals are encouraged to apply.
Expressions of Interest from interested individuals should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.