Tribe Network – Board of Directors (8 Positions)

Tribe Network Inaugural Board of Directors

Tribe Network is seeking members for its inaugural Board of Directors. Tribe Network is looking to fill 8 board positions.

About Tribe Network

Tribe Network is Canada’s BIPOC Entrepreneurship & Innovation Hub — we provide Black, Indigenous and People of Colour with access to the relevant networks, resources and opportunities to succeed as entrepreneurs and innovators. Tribe Network partners with community organizations, governments, educators, researchers and organizations who share the vision of applying innovative solutions to the task of improving the quality of life of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour. Our goal is to support BIPOC access to employment, education, training and a network that provides them with the knowledge, skills, and agency they need to thrive in an ever-changing world.

About the Role

Board members will steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as making sure the non-profit has adequate resources to advance its mission. Board members will attend up to 8 meetings a year with the CEO to receive updates on the organization’s activities. Board terms are from 2 to 4 years in length.

Responsibilities of the Board Directors

  • Provide strategic stewardship of the organization’s priorities
  • Building relationships and partnerships within the community
  • Identify and manage risks of the organization
  • Approve financial plan and monitor performance
  • Monitor the performance of the Founder/CEO and provide direction, as well as support as required

 

Tribe Network is seeking volunteer Board Members with a variety of skill sets and competencies:

  • Corporate Law
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Government Relations
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology l Social Enterprise
  • Marketing & PR
  • Human Resources
  • Non-profit governance

 

Other considerations:

  • A minimum two-thirds of positions on the board of directors will be occupied by individuals who self identify as Black, Indigenous or Persons of Colour.

Applications will be accepted until November 15. Please email team@tribenetwork.ca with a current resume and cover letter. To assist Tribe Network in the development of a diverse board we request you self-identify and outline your interest in becoming involved as a Board Member of Tribe Network in your cover letter. All information submitted will be kept confidential.

Tribe Network will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the application, interviewing or selection process, please contact Erica Armstrong at erica.armstrong@mcadvisory.com