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Board of Directors Member

Canada Learning Code

Canada Learning Code seeks to grow our Board of Directors

Canada Learning Code is a national not-for-profit organization championing digital literacy education, working nation-wide and across all sectors to equip Canadians with technical skills. To date, the organization has taught over 80,000 learners through their programs, which are offered in over 30 cities across the country. Founded as Ladies Learning Code in 2011, the organization has evolved to run programming for adults, youth and educators through programs Ladies, Girls, Kids, Teens and Teachers Learning Code. Canada Learning Code’s goal is to create 10 million technology learning experiences for Canadians over the next ten years. Technical skills are a tool of empowerment, and it is the organization’s mission to ensure that all Canadians - particularly those who are currently underrepresented in the tech sector - have access to learn these critical skills and be active participants in the digital age.

We are particularly interested in candidates with experience or expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Education Administration & Policy
  • Community Development and Outreach
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Charity Organizations

Canada Learning Code is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and inclusion within all our teams (employees and volunteers alike). We are committed to continuing to diversify our Teams across Canada. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented and minority groups.

ROLE DESCRIPTION AND COMMITMENT (Job Type: Volunteer)

  • Play a key role in shaping Canada Learning Code’s missions, vision, strategy, values and culture.
  • Regularly attend board meetings and important related meetings approximately once per month with quarterly mandatory meetings and AGM once per year.
  • Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work. Attend and actively participate in bi-monthly Board Meetings, respond promptly to emails and messages to the Board of Directors, particularly if they require action or timely input, represent Canada Learning Code in a consistent basis.
  • Participate actively in making decisions on behalf of the organization and to exercise his or her best judgment while doing so.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.
  • Is an active participant in the committee's annual evaluation and planning efforts.
  • The ability to serve for a minimum of two (2) years
  • Represent and advocate for Canada Learning Code in your area and across Canada

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A strong commitment to the Canada Learning Code’s Mission, Vision, and Values and a demonstrated passion for Diversity & Inclusion in the Technology Sector in Canada
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Professional experience in a relevant field
  • Previous not-for-profit board experience is an asset
  • Ability to devote the time necessary to perform the responsibilities of a Board Member

  • How to apply:

    If you are interested in exploring the opportunity to jon our Board of Directors, please let us know by completing information form. Thank you! We will be in touch.