Volunteer Opportunity: Thought Leadership Committee Member
Volunteer oppportunity with multiple positions available
Start date: May 2021
About Pride at Work Canada
Through dialogue, education and thought leadership, Pride at Work Canada empowers employers to build workplaces that celebrate all employees regardless of gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Our learning, networking and community events happen across the country, celebrating and connecting the most inclusive Canadian employers.
About the Thought Leadership Committee
Pride at Work Canada is seeking dedicated volunteers with professional experience in the areas of inclusion, diversity, human resources, LGBTQ2+ advocacy and related fields. Under the leadership of a member of Pride at Work Canada’s Board of Directors, who will act as the Thought Leadership Committee Chair, this group will develop ongoing recommendations for Pride at Work Canada’s overall programming, educational and thought leadership initiatives.
Terms and Commitment
Volunteers chosen for the committee will be asked to make a minimum commitment of 6-months of volunteer service. During this initial period meetings will be held approximately once per month and will last between 1-2 hours and take place using Zoom. Committee members should be prepared to contribute a total of 2-5 hours per month outside of regular meetings to allow time for ongoing communication, prep work and action items.
- Attend and participate regularly scheduled meetings of the Thought Leadership Committee
- Work collaboratively with Committee members to put forward recommendations to the Thought Leadership Committee Chair and Manager of Programs supported by measurable goals and mutually agreed-upon KPIs
- Complete independent research and/or work relevant to Committee goals, as required
- Advise on current trends in workplace inclusion, diversity, corporate social responsibility and human resources
- Advise on current trends in LGBTQ2+ Inclusion and advocacy
- Assist the Thought Leadership Committee Chair & Executive Director execute on the organization’s strategic planning as it relates to thought leadership and programming content
Skills & Experience
- Professional experience in workplace inclusion, diversity, corporate social responsibility and human resources
- Proven track record of success executing workplace inclusion initiatives
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team
- A passion for the topic of workplace inclusion, especially in relation to LGBTQ2+ people, BIPOC communities and other intersectional complexities
- Lived experience as a member of the LGBTQ2+ community or experience working with LGBTQ2+ communities an asset
Please submit a cover letter, resume and any support materials relevant to your application in PDF format via email to email@example.com no later than 5:00pm EST on Friday, April 16, 2021.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Candidates who identify as 2-Spirit and/or LGBTQ+ or are otherwise marginalized on the grounds of gender expression, gender identity and/or sexual orientation are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience as a member of any marginalized community is considered a strong asset.
If you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise at any point and we will work with you to meet your needs.