About Play On! Canada:
Play On! is Canada’s largest sports festival with over 2.5 million Canadians in 37 communities participating since 2003.
Play On! Canada’s mission is to connect and benefit communities by celebrating our national heritage through sport for all Canadians. The organization has historically provided street sports programming for the hockey industry and is examining new opportunities in other sports meaningful to Canadians. The organization is committed to delivering sustainable mass participation sports programming that lifts and builds the nation.
Our Purpose: Building Canada. One game at a time. www.playon.ca/ourpurpose
Play On! Canada is a not for profit organization. The organization is preparing to have its philanthropic arm, the Play On! Canada Foundation, file an application to become a registered charity in 2021.
About Play On! Canada’s Board:
The leadership of Play On! Canada’s Board of Directors is essential to the effective governance and vitality of the organization.
The mandate of the Board is summarized as follows:
Individual Board Member Responsibilities:
While optional, it is appreciated when Board members participate in volunteer, donor and other public events
Qualifications for New Board Members:
In 2021, the Board is seeking to grow its board with two directors.
Specifically, in addition to being passionate about Play On! Canada’s mission, we are seeking individuals who have skills and experience in the following areas:
Previous Board experience and multilingualism are assets.
Qualities and Attributes of Play On! Canada’s Board Members:
Grounded in a passion for Play On! Canada’s mission, board members will demonstrate integrity through ethical, unbiased decision making and actions, be inclusive and equitable and bring their full selves to support the organization.
We seek to build a board with diverse perspectives to represent the population of Canada. Play On! Canada’s Board of Directors is committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion as part of the organization’s culture by operating with respect where everyone is valued and by removing barriers.
To apply, please provide a cover letter expressing why the mission of Play On! Canada resonates with you and your resume, addressed to Kevin Lowe, Chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee via email to email@example.com by August 30, 2021. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly.
Thank you in advance for your interest.