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The Cultural Empowerment Project invites dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. We are seeking those who are eager to support our dynamic and expanding organization that provides essential cultural education and empowerment programs to underserved communities across the Greater Toronto Area.

As a board member, you will be required to:

Be an advocate for the organization.

  • Attend quarterly board meetings – please note that currently most of the meetings are held online and when in person, they are held in the Oshawa area.

  • Actively serve on at least one Board committee and support committee initiatives.

  •  Attend and support fundraising and project initiatives when possible

We are particularly interested in board members with the following:

  • Experience in finance and accounting; a licensed Chartered Public Accountant is an asset.

  • Expertise and experience in Human Resources.

  • Legal expertise, particularly in non-profit law.

  • Fundraising experience and expertise.

  • Lived experience that aligns with our mission, i.e., cultural education, community empowerment, and social justice.

  • Any experience or expertise in DEIA is considered an asset.

If you are interested in this opportunity and wish to contribute your skills and passion to The Cultural Empowerment Project, please send us a CV and a one-page letter of interest that addresses the following: your relevant experience and interest regarding our listed needs above, how your values align with ours, and tell us about your understanding of the issues behind cultural education and community empowerment. 

The Cultural Empowerment Project
Nominating Committee.

The Cultural Empowerment Project is an equal opportunity agency that encourages applications from all who wish to apply. We especially welcome those with lived experiences and affinities that align with our mission to best represent the interests of the communities we serve, including people of diverse cultural backgrounds, newcomers to Canada, those who have experienced social injustice, and those with disabilities. 

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