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Toronto Catholic District School Board

​Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee

 

The City of Toronto is currently seeking applications from experienced and engaged Toronto residents for the Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee. If you are someone with a passion for equity and inclusion of people with disabilities and are interested in serving on a committee this could be a great fit for you!
 
The Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee provides advice to City Council on the identification, prevention and elimination of barriers faced by people with disabilities with the goal of achieving social, cultural and economic well-being. This is a great opportunity to contribute to your city, collaborate with others, and gain valuable skills and experience. In addition to the general eligibility requirements the committee is looking for people with the following qualifications:
  • A strong interest in equity and inclusion of people with disabilities
  • A strong understanding of the needs and concerns of a broad spectrum of people with disabilities and seniors, gained through personal or professional experience
  • A thorough knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA)
  • Knowledge of accessibility as it relates to one or more areas of: policy and procedure, service planning and delivery, employment, built environment and public spaces, accommodation
  • Experience in decision-making, communication, citizen advocacy
 
The Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee meets on mornings during the weekdays, six times a year or at the call of the Chair. There are also working groups which members are required to sit on at least 2. The average time commitment a month is between 5-10 hours including reviewing documents and preparing for meetings in advance.
 

The deadline to apply is February 8, 2019.

 

For more information visit: https://secure.toronto.ca/pa/decisionBody/321.do or email appoint@toronto.ca or call 416-397-0088.