Better Living Health and Community Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. As part of the By-Laws of Better Living Health and Community Services, the organization is run by a Board of Directors consisting of 10 members. The Board of Directors is elected by and accountable to the Members of the Corporation.
The members of the corporation are the “owners” of the organization in that they have the following rights:
• Elect the Board of Directors
• Consider the audited Financial Statements of the Corporation
• Consider other matters as required by the act
Most of the work of the members is done at the Annual General Meeting of the Corporation or at Special Meetings of Members.
More importantly, the members of the Corporation represent the community that Better Living serves and represent the stakeholders that are served by the mission and vision of Better Living. Being a member of a not-for-profit corporation is an important role that ensures the needs of the community are reflected in the governance of the organization.
The Board of Directors of Better Living Health and Community Services is currently inviting individuals who are interested in becoming a member of Better Living. There is no cost to becoming a member. Membership is open to individuals who are interested in furthering the objects of Better Living Health and Community Services.
To become a member of Better Living Health and Community Services, any interested individual is asked to complete an application form for approval by the Board of Directors.
Application forms are available on our website www.mybetterliving.ca or by calling Kathy Moffat, Senior Manager of Human Resources and Administration at 416.447.7244 ext. 634 or [email protected].