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1409 Sperling AvenueBurnaby, BC V5B 4J8CA


The Governance and Nominating Committee of the Down Syndrome Research Foundation (DSRF) is currently seeking interested candidates for appointment to the Board of Directors including, but not limited to, candidates with the following experience:

  • Audit and financial accounting
  • Governance matters
  • Delivery of educational programs and services
  • Fundraising

If you are interested in applying please forward a letter of interest and resume by email to In your cover letter please specify your suitability for membership in the Board of Directors of DSRF.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2016

DSRF empowers individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential throughout life by pioneering and providing educational programs and services.

Our programs are continually evolving as we gain new understanding through our ongoing research. We offer a wide variety of educational opportunities to children and young adults with Down syndrome, including ground-breaking reading and communications programs, speech therapy, music in motion, summer school and transitions programs which prepare our students to live full and fulfilling lives.

Going forward, there remains considerable scope to expand our reach to further support and assist people with Down syndrome and their families. We are looking for individuals with relevant and substantive experience to work collaboratively with the other members of the Board of Directors and senior management to execute upon the organization’s vision and strategy.

Thank you for your interest in supporting DSRF’s Board and mission.


  • Financial Auditing
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
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