The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness leads a national movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness in Canada. We work towards a Canada without homelessness by helping communities and governments apply proven approaches to transform programs, policies and systems. Our small but mighty team is resolutely and solely focused on our mission to end homelessness, united by our shared values.
CAEH is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that reflects all who reside in Canada. We welcome, encourage, and will prioritize applications from Indigenous Peoples, folks with disabilities, people with lived experience of homelessness, POC, and 2SLGBTQQIA folks. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all phases of the selection process.
Board of Directors
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is seeking motivated and experienced individuals who are passionate about ending homelessness to join our volunteer Board of Directors.
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is a registered charity founded in 2011 that leads a national movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness.
The CAEH is transforming from a start up non-profit corporation to a national charity and established leader of a large and growing national movement focused on ending homelessness. As part of this transformation, our Board of Directors is building its capacity to ensure a high standard of governance that keeps pace with the increasing reach, sophistication and complexity of the organization and our work.
About the Opportunity
We are looking for motivated and experienced individuals who have the skills, ability and vision to contribute as members of our volunteer Board of Directors.
The Alliance is also committed to diversity, including Reconciliation and decolonization, and gender parity which will be a factors in the selection process. We are committed to diversity, reconciliation and decolonization and are seeking to recruit directors including:
- Indigenous individuals including at least one person who identifies as Metis
- people from racialized communities
- people from the LGBTQ2S+ community
- people with disabilities
- youth (ages 18-29)
- people with lived experience of homelessness
- people living in Quebec.
Directors will be recruited to serve a two-year term with opportunity for renewal up to two times for a maximum 6-year term. Directors may live anywhere in Canada.
For more information, and a detailed description of the Director role, please download the PDF description below:
How to Apply
To apply, please email a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: The deadline for applications is August 31, 2021
- All applications will be reviewed by the Board nominations committee and a shortlist of candidates will be selected for a telephone or online interview.
- Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a police criminal record and vulnerable sector check.