Board of Directors – 3 Positions Available
REMOTE, ANYWHERE IN ONTARIO – 2-YEAR TERM
LGBT YouthLine is looking for youth (18-29 years old) and non-youth candidates to join our Board of Directors. There are currently three positions available to be filled.
About LGBT YouthLine
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 & under) across Ontario. We do this by:
About the Board of Directors
Our Board works with the YouthLine Executive Director, staff, and volunteers to fulfill our mission and vision. As a Board Member, you can expect to participate in a wide range of activities, such as:
Board Members are required to serve a minimum of one 2-year term, with an average monthly commitment of 10 to 15 hours. Hours include attendance at our monthly board meetings on the last Wednesday evening of each month, participation in two committees, and supporting and attending YouthLine events.
Who We’re Looking For:
As a 2SLGBTQ+ youth-led organization, we are especially looking for youth members (18-29); we also currently have vacancies to accept non-youth members (30+) to be a part of our Board of Directors. Interested candidates should expect to commit at least 10 to 15 hours per month to YouthLine matters over a 2-year term.
YouthLine only considers applicants that identify as part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
We are also looking for those with existing skills or a strong interest in building experience in the following areas:
As we work towards realizing our provincial mandate, we are particularly interested in candidates from outside the Greater Toronto Area. All work can be done online.
Grounded in principles of Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression, we recognize and encourage applications from communities that are further marginalized, including: Black, Indigenous and people of colour, Trans-feminine people, Disabled people, people with experiences of migration, and people who have experiences of poverty. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in their applications, which will be kept confidential.
Volunteer Environment and Expectations:
We look forward to inviting students to apply for placement positions with us. YouthLine has a number of exciting positions throughout the organization where students can do meaningful work and learn more about peer support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth, provincial work, fundraising, event planning, and the nonprofit sector. If you are interested, please fill out this short form.