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SCDSB seeking volunteers for Accessibility Advisory CommitteeOctober 13, 2017 Category: NewsBack to News Page

​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Accessibility Advisory Committee. People with disabilities and members of families of people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Accessibility Advisory Committee is a group of volunteers, partners and SCDSB staff who work together to support the board in removing physical barriers to accessibility in our schools.  

Members of the Accessibility Advisory Committee fulfil a variety of activities including:

  • advising on the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of the board’s annual accessibility plan
  • reviewing and advising on accessibility issues relating to identified facilities
  • advising on other accessibility issues within SCDSB schools

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the County of Simcoe and over 18 years of age. Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, the majority of committee members shall include people with disabilities. The committee meets five times throughout the year and completes school accessibility audits twice a year. 

Interested individuals are invited to apply to be a member of the SCDSB Accessibility Advisory Committee by sending a letter of interest to Abigail DesForges by email by October 23rd, 2017 at or by mail to:   

Education Centre
ATTN: Abigail DesForges
1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst, ON
L9X 1N6

Applicants who are shortlisted may be requested to attend a short interview conducted by the Recruitment Committee.  

Abigail DesForges, Human Resources Officer
Simcoe County District School Board
705-734-6363 ext. 11578