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Outdoor Play Canada is Seeking Nominations for its Board of Directors!

Outdoor Play Canada is Seeking Nominations for its Board of Directors!

We are now accepting nominations for the Outdoor Play Canada Board of Directors! Please see details below:

We are looking for individuals to join our Board of Directors who are:

  • OPC members (this is a requirement; if you’re not a member, please join to be eligible for consideration (it’s free!):
  • Involved in outdoor play initiatives in Canada (i.e., as an outdoor play practitioner, researcher, policy maker, urban planner, advocate, or other)
  • Eager to provide leadership and strategic direction for OPC and the broader outdoor play sector
  • Canadian citizens, residents, or live in Canada
  • 18 years of age or older

We are asking our Board of Directors to:

  • Attend 2-hour bimonthly meetings
  • Participate in yearly reviews of the Board and staff
  • Support our efforts and promote OPC initiatives among colleagues and peers
  • Participate on OPC Committees as time and interest allow

We are looking to fill the following Board of Director roles:

  • General member (3-year term; up to 6 positions): General members will bring their unique lens to the board to ensure OPC meets its strategic priorities, and will provide advice, contribute to annual reviews of the organization, identify funding and in-kind support opportunities, and share their unique perspectives on, and passion for, outdoor play.

To nominate yourself, please email the following to by Thursday March 7th, 2024 at 5pm ET.

  • A statement of interest (no more than 500 words or 3 minutes in length, submitted in written, audio, or video form)
  • A current CV or resume (any format)

Outdoor Play Canada is an advocate for equity and is committed to ensuring its community is diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from members of racialized minorities, women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of various sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities and contribute to the advancement of the organization.