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Join Family Day’s Board of Directors

Family Day Care Services is a non-profit organization with a long history of providing services to children and families.  Family Day’s current Strategic Plan is a reflection of our ongoing efforts to meet the needs of our teams and the people we serve.  It demonstrates our commitment to a modern, innovative, inclusive and responsive organization that puts children, families, and communities, first. We are seeking board members who can assist us in fulfilling our vision and mission.


A society where all children, families, and communities thrive.


Championing excellence in inclusive early learning, child care and family support services.

We are seeking individuals with board experience in a number of key areas, including financial acumen, fundraising, marketing and corporate development.

Family Day’s Anti-Oppression Framework articulates our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Taking action at all levels of the organization, we promote and offer inclusive programs and services, where every child is empowered to reach their full potential. Recognizing that diversity is a fact in the communities we serve across the GTA, we strive to ensure that our Board of Directors, staff and management team, are truly representative and inclusive of the communities that we serve.

Application Ongoing
Submission Resume & cover letter to Diane Daley, CEO (
Term One Year (initial term)
Board Meetings Last Wednesday of each month – combination of online/virtual and in-person meetings (North York / 404 & 401
Directors’ Liability Insurance Yes
Conflict of Interest Policy Yes
Commitment 4 to 6 hours per month
Required Financial Contribution Board Members are encouraged to make a contribution to both the United Way and the organization’s annual fundraising campaign.
Process Applicants should be residents of Toronto, York Region or Peel Region.
Experience in the community sector and an understanding of diverse communities are assets.
The Board’s Nominations Committee will conduct a pre-screening call and a personal interview.
Board members are subject to a Criminal Reference Check

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Family Day is a non-profit, charitable organization that has provided services to children and families for over 170 years. The agency has a strong legacy of innovation and was among the first organizations in Toronto to provide orphanages in the 1850s. Family Day was a leader in the development of supervised foster care in the 1920s and among the first in Ontario to develop day nurseries in the 1940s.