February 25, 2015

Opening for Board of Director Position

Come join the Rainbow’s End Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and help us create meaningful employment opportunities for people with lived experience of mental illness.

 Rainbow's End Community Development Corporation (RECDC) is a not-for-profit charity that employs people living with mental illness in a variety of social enterprises across the city of Hamilton and Burlington.  Our mission is to create supportive employment opportunities where people living with mental health challenges can experience empowerment, inclusion, and dignity. We provide on-site training, guidance, and leadership and offer fair, competitive wages. RECDC currently employs over 60 people annually in a variety of social enterprises and are looking to further expand and explore new avenues of employment for our employees. Our latest social enterprise, Colour’s Café, has been featured on CBC, CHCH, and the Hamilton Spectator and received an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant to support its operations.  RECDC was also the recipient of the 2014 St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Foundation’s Spirit of Hope Award.

 Our vision is to provide opportunity where there was no opportunity.

RECDC is currently looking for new Board members who are motivated, ambitious, and passionate in helping those with lived experience of mental illness. We welcome individuals with different levels of experience and diverse skills, but encourage applicants who have experience in:  

  • Financial Management and accounting
  • Legal and Corporate Governance
  • Communications and Marketing

We also welcome individuals and family members with personal experience of mental illness and/or addiction to join our board.

Expressions of Interest (Cover Letter and Resume) or questions related to the role should be directed to: chelsea@rainbowsend.ca with subject line: Board Recruitment


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