Current Opportunities: 



The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is actively seeking dynamic, innovative and collaborative individuals to join our diverse group of volunteer Board of Directors. The Board of Directors provide strategic leadership to the Agency by committing to excellence in governance and maintaining the Agency’s organizational health for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate. We welcome individuals across the non-profit, for profit, and public sectors as well as community members from diverse Peel communities.

Board Members Commitment:

  • Attend regularly scheduled board meetings on a monthly basis (2 hours in the evening from 6pm-8pm)
  • Preparing for regular and sub-committee meetings
  • Contributing to and joining board committee meetings
  • Representing the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton at community events and other functions

Skills and Competencies — in addition to being recognized in their own fields and/or experience and expertise, the candidates are expected to demonstrate:

  • Understanding of Board Governance Practices
  • Experience in the non-for profit sector, corporate sector, and/or non-profit Boards
  • Demonstrated Leadership Roles within a Board Structure
  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively to actualize the mission and mandate of the Agency

The Board is currently seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Resources and Community Development
  • Policy Development
  • Public Relations
  • Government and Funding Relations

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via email to the Executive Director, Deborah Riddle at titled “Application: Board Member, Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton”.


Accessible Hiring Practices

At the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton, we’re committed to developing an inclusive workplace to better serve our communities. We believe that it’s paramount to create space where all of our employees have the opportunity to actualize their professional capacity, build strong relationships, celebrate diversity, collaborate with one another, and find success. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team.

With that being said, the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is committed to accessible hiring practices. Upon request, accommodation for applications with disabilities is available. If you are applying for this position and require accommodation, please contact and we will work with you to meet your needs.