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Opening on Board of Directors – Volunteer

Canadian Paralympic Committee

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/15/2022

Opening on Board of Directors – Volunteer | Canadian Paralympic Committee

Opening on Board of Directors – Volunteer

Canadian Paralympic Committee

Apply by Ended 11/15/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Ottawa, ON, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

The CPC is seeking to increase its Board of Directors membership by one person for a term running from December 2022 until the next Board elections in 2025.

The Board holds 3 in-person meetings a year for 2 – 3 days as well as virtual 2-hour evening meetings every 6 weeks – 2 months.  As well, Board members are expected to participate on a committee.

 The role of the Board of Directors is to:

  • Establish the overall vision, mission, goals, values, and priorities of the organization within its mandate and role;
  • Engage with CPC membership to ensure alignment;
  • Work with the membership and stakeholders to ensure accountability that member needs and interests are reflected and appropriately addressed;
  • Develop policies and procedures appropriate to guide the organization towards the achievement of the organization’s goals;
  • Monitor the results and progress of the organization against the strategic goals and objectives;
  • Specify the functions and duties of and delegate authority to the CEO for day-to-day operations and management of the organization in a manner that promotes and facilitates the achievement of strategic goals;
  • Approve policies for management of human resources;
  • Supervise the management of the affairs of the organization;
  • Seek and secure sufficient resources for the organization to finance its plans adequately;
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements;
  • Apply due diligence and manage risk for the organization; 
  • Address formal complaints; and
  • Pass resolutions it considers necessary or advisable to manage and conduct the affairs of the organization and to exercise the Board’s powers to perform its duties.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization with 27 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement both in Canada and abroad. Its vision is to be the world’s leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes with a disability to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian high-performance athletes with a disability and promoting their success, the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations. 

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