Board Recruitment

Search for The Next BGC Ottawa Board Chair

BGC Ottawa has undertaken the initial stages to search for a new volunteer leader, to become our Board Chair in 2023. Do you want to shape the next chapter of BGC Ottawa? Do you have a passion for helping thousands of children and youth become the next generation of young leaders?

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The Board Chair is a partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other board members. She/He/They provide leadership to BGC Ottawa as we enthusiastically strive to become recognized as the leading child and youth services organization in Ottawa. The Board Chair supports and sustains the work of BGC Ottawa, and provides governance, leadership, and strategic fundraising support. 

The Board Chair is wildly passionate about the success of BGC Ottawa’s mission and values and has a track record of lived, professional and board leadership experience. The Board Chair will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, community development, or the non-profit sector. Their accomplishments will allow them to attract other well-qualified, high-performing board members, and engage in philanthropic, community building, and profile-building activities on behalf of the organization. 

BGC Ottawa values diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in and an environment which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all volunteers receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. BGC Ottawa is committed to promoting equity through welcoming and celebrating diversity, creating inclusive access and opportunities for our children and youth, families, and staff.

BGC Ottawa welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To learn more about this role, and to send an initial letter of interest before July 31, 2022: please contact, Virgilia Partridge, Executive Assistant & Special Projects:

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