Join Code for Canada’s Board of Directors

Code for Canada is seeking individuals to fill two open positions on our Board of Directors:

As we are striving to fulfill our mandate to be a national non-profit organization, we are looking to diversify the membership of the Board by prioritizing recruiting candidates who are based outside of Ontario for at least one of the two open positions.

About Code for Canada

Code for Canada is a non-profit organization headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Our mission is to promote and enable civic technology and design, civic education, and collaboration between the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

Our Vision

We believe in a more prosperous, sustainable, and equitable Canada, driven by improved policy and citizen engagement, and enabled through civic technology and design.

Code for Canada is an active participant in local, regional, national, and international conversations about civic tech and digital government. We deliver strategy and programming, including:

To learn more about the organization, please visit

About the Board and responsibilities

Code for Canada’s Board supports the work of the organization and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by Code for Canada’s Executive Director (ED) and staff, the Board-Staff relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. It is expected that each Board member will sit on at least one working group / task force of the organization.

General responsibilities

Role specific responsibilities

Position #1: Board Member with relevant experiences in human resources management

Position #2: Board Member with relevant experiences in business development (i.e. fundraising, corporate sponsorships)

Board terms and participation

Code for Canada’s Board members serve three-year terms and are eligible for reappointment for one additional term. Board meetings are held every two months and committee meetings are held as required.


We are currently seeking individuals with relevant experiences to fill two positions below:

Position #1 - Board Member with relevant experience in human resources management

Position #2 - Board Member with relevant experience in business development

For both positions, ideal candidates will have the following characteristics:

Please note: Service on Code for Canada’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to Board members’ duties.

How to Apply

Please send your resume or LinkedIn profile along with a brief statement of interest to by February 26, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you for considering this opportunity.

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