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Daybreak Board of Directors/Committee Application Form

For over 30 years, Daybreak Housing has provided minimum support housing to those in need of a caring, community-based environment that fosters personal growth and independence. With a staff complement of four, a growing and dedicated group of volunteers, and an active Board of Directors, Daybreak Housing is committed to continuing to achieve excellence in supportive housing in Ottawa.

The current board has realigned its strategic goals with a new mission and vision. An exciting future awaits Daybreak, and we are seeking experienced new board members to help us achieve our goals.

Ideal applicants will have experience and skills in one of more of the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning
  •  Law
  • Governance
  • Non-Profit Housing
  • Marketing
  • Homelessness
  • Administration
  • Outreach 

The term for the Board of Directors for Daybreak is two years and commences with the June Annual General Meeting (AGM). Directors will be expected to attend 8 board meetings and an AGM each year, join one or more committees, and attend up to four special events with residents.

Please consider joining the Daybreak Housing Board of Directors and help to make a difference in your community. For more information please contact Robert Dekker, Chair of the Nominations Committee, by email at robert.dekker@sympatico.ca. You can go to www.daybreakhousing.com for a more information about Daybreak.

 Deadline for application: Monday April 25th , 2016


Please fill in the form below or Download an application form.

(Note: the downloadable application form is a Word document)

I wish to join the Daybreak Board of Directors or one of its Committees
First Name
Last Name
Phone (Home)
Phone (Work)
Phone (Fax)

Biographical Sketch and Qualifications

Please include information regarding relevant work in social development or non-profit housing initiatives. Please attach any additional information regarding other not-for-profit committee/Board/volunteer involvement..

Candidate's Primary Objective(s) for Serving on the Daybreak Board

Identify which committee(s) would interest you, and what ideas you would like to see put into action.

How did you hear about our call for Board nominations?

Candidate Commitment

If elected/appointed to the Board, to the best of my ability, I will contribute time and energy by participating in Board meetings and planning sessions. I further commit to work with the committees.
I agree