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Public Service Announcement

The Region of Durham is seeking three volunteers for positions on the Durham Council on Aging

WHITBY, ON October 27, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Durham is currently seeking three volunteers for Member-at-Large positions on the Durham Council on Aging. Two positions are reserved for older adults (aged 55 and over) and there is one “open” position that is available to any Durham resident, business owner or organization with an interest in the work of the council. The minimum time commitment required is three hours every three months.

Interested volunteers are asked to complete the Expression of Interest form, outlining how you feel you can contribute to the council, by November 8. Submissions should be sent by email to dcoa@durham.ca or mailed to:

Durham Council on Aging
c/o Sonya Hardman
605 Rossland Road East
P.O Box 623
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3 

The Council on Aging was established to guide the implementation of the Age-Friendly Durham Strategy and Action Plan over the next five years. The council will establish cross-sectorial partnerships that engage numerous stakeholders in the work of advancing age-friendliness. It will act as a springboard to connect with other community initiatives and consolidate efforts, in a way that breaks down silos, reduces duplication, and increases collaboration and knowledge transfer.

The Member-at-Large Expression of interest form and additional information about the Age-Friendly Durham Strategy and Action Plan is available on the Region of Durham’s website at durham.ca/agefriendly.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.