The County of Dufferin is seeking volunteers for a recently established Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee. County Council approved a mandate for the committee to advise County Council, make recommendations and provide a monitoring and measuring role to help ensure that the County applies a diversity, equity and inclusion lens to its policies, services and programs. The full Terms of Reference can be found online.
Committee members must be a County of Dufferin resident, business owner or stakeholder who has an understanding of the impacts of racism and systemic discrimination on marginalized people and meet the following general qualifications:
- be familiar with overall community issues
- have demonstrated knowledge around diversity, equity and inclusion
- be able to build meaningful relationships and connections within the community
To apply for a position on the committee, please submit a letter of interest outlining how you meet the qualifications above; what you see as a significant challenge with respect to diversity, equity and inclusion in the County of Dufferin; and what you hope the committee will be able to accomplish.
Letters of interest should be forwarded to email@example.com or put in the drop box at 30 Centre St, Orangeville by August 31, 2021.