The City of Toronto is seeking individuals who have lived experience with poverty to join the Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG). Understanding that poverty affects people differently, this is an open call to everyone who can inform the implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy based on their firsthand experience with poverty.

The LEAG is supported by the City of Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Office.

Please find the application attached, submissions will be accepted until December 3, 2016.

 

MEMBER TIME REQUIREMENTS

§  Two year term beginning January 2017

§  Two day orientation session, January 13th and 14th (full-day)

§  Two day training, February 25th and 26th (full-day)

§  Monthly meetings (3 hours long, day and time to be determined)

§  Attend and/or participate in local community meetings and activities

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PROVIDED

§  Two day orientation

§  Training and skills development opportunities

§  Recognition

§  TTC fare, child care and food

§  Honorarium $50/meeting and $100/full day activities

§  Attendant care (upon request)

§  Other activities as identified

For more information on the Poverty Reduction Strategy and the Lived Experience Advisory Group please visit www.toronto.ca/toprosperity

Contact: Poverty Reduction Strategy Office| (416) 416.392.3999 | prso@toronto.ca

How to apply
ONLINE: http://cityoftoronto.fluidsurveys.com/s/LEAGapplication/
FAX YOUR APPLICATION FORM
Attn: Poverty Reduction Strategy
Office: 416.392.4976
For a copy of the application form visit our website www.toronto.ca/toprosperity or contact Poverty Reduction Strategy Office at prso@toronto.ca or 416.392.3999

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