Apply to be on our Accessibility Advisory Committee
May 6, 2021
Want to help make Victoria more accessible?
The City of Victoria is recruiting for up to four new members on its Accessibility Advisory Committee for a 10-month term ending April 2022.
Take the opportunity to make recommendations to Council on a range of initiatives to make Victoria a more accessible and inclusive community.
The Accessibility Advisory Committee is comprised of up to nine voting members of the public appointed by Council and meets every second Tuesday of the month on Zoom from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. In addition to preparing for and attending monthly meetings, applicants should anticipate working on ‘special projects’ or serving on a subcommittee for 2 to 3 hours per month.
Membership to the Committee is limited to people with accessibility challenges or lived experience with developmental, pain-related, flexibility, mobility, mental-health-related, seeing, hearing, dexterity, learning and memory challenges.
Candidates with accessibility challenges or lived experience may also represent a broad range of under-served and equity-seeking groups such as, but not limited to: Indigenous Peoples, faith-based groups, LGBTQ, newcomers, new Canadians, persons living in poverty, people of diverse ethnic or cultural origin, seniors, women and youth.
The deadline to apply is end of day on Monday, May 10, 2021.
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