CAAN is currently seeking board members with any combination of the following skill sets:

– Financial management skills, Legal expertise, Public Policy
– Communications skills, Teamwork skills,
– Fund raising skills, Community Engagement

Other soft skills:

  • Accountability, Independence
  • Effective and clear communication
  • Negotiation, Conflict resolution

Roles and responsibilities of board members:

– Ensure that policy decisions, programs and services align with CAAN’s mission.
– Participate in strategic planning processes.
– Develop fundraising strategies and assist with implementation.
– Oversee effective and responsible financial activities.
– Attend each board meeting or provide notice at least 1 week in advance if you are unable to attend.
– Stay up to date on board activities and follow-up actions required.

To be for a position on the Board of Directors at CAAN, you must:

– Be of Indigenous identity.
– Reside in Canada.
– Provide a vulnerable population check (the cost of which is not covered by CAAN).
– Not be in a position of bankruptcy.
– Have consistent access to a computer and reliable internet connection.
– Be available to meet once a month by phone or video.
– Previous experience participating in a governance structure is an asset.

To apply complete the board recruitment package and email it to


Deadline to apply:

September 8, 2021

CAAN’s Board of Directors come from all across this land, each bringing our unique combination of lived experience, wisdom, traditions, and passions to our work.

Please take some time to get to know our amazing board members below:

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