The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce encourages its members to serve as members of the Board of Directors for various non-profit organizations within the Niagara Region. Share your business experience, expertise and skills and contribute in new ways to the community.

The following organizations are currently seeking members for their Boards:

Big Brothers Big Sisters St. Catharines – Thorold
Contact: Jodi Healey, Executive Assistant

The David Gregory MacKinnon Memorial Foundation
Contact: Michelle MacKinnon • Submit resumes to
Looking for board members with computer and social media skills

Gillian’s Place
Contact: Nicole Regehr • Submit resumes to
Seeking board members with previous experience or strategic planning experience

Hospice Niagara
Contact: Carol Nagy, Executive Director

Hotel Dieu Shaver
Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre is currently seeking persons interested in serving on the Board of Trustees. As a Centre of Excellence, Hotel Dieu Shaver prides itself on ensuring patients are the number one priority by providing comfort, care and hope with respect and dignity to thousands of Niagara residents through rehabilitation, complex care and geriatric programs. Hotel Dieu Shaver invite applications of individuals from the Niagara Region who have demonstrated community leadership, have an interest in governance and who share the passion of the mission, vision and values of Hotel Dieu Shaver.

The Board of Trustees is seeking individuals with knowledge and experience in one of more of the following: Governance, Accounting/Finance/Business, Public Affairs/Communications, Strategic Planning, Health Care Administration&/or Health Care Clinical, Political Acumen/Government Relations. Be a part of a group of dedicated volunteers that ensures high quality, sustainable care, and maintains accountability to staff and the community. Application deadline is Friday, August 25, 2017.

Contact: Christine Wignall 905-685-1381   ext. 84862 or 905-685-1381   ext. 84862

I Challenge Diabetes
Contact: Chris Jarvis

Niagara Foundation for Family and Children’s Services
Contact: Christopher Walker, Development Officer
Seeking representatives from Niagara Falls, Grimsby, South Niagara

Niagara Sustainability Initiative
Contact: Tikvah Mindorff, Executive Director
Seeking a Director of Finance and Administration :
The Board of Directors is the governing body of Niagara Sustainability Initiative. Its members represent a broad cross-section of the environmental and economic leadership of the community.
As Directors and Officers, the proper performance of this responsibility is vital to the overall effectiveness of Niagara Sustainability Initiative.

Red Roof Retreat
Contact: Steffanie Bjorgan

Victim Services Niagara
Contact: Angela Arsenio
Victim Services Niagara currently has three openings on their volunteer Board of Directors: Treasurer (one opening) and Director (two openings). The roles require 2-3 hours per month. Click here for more information. Victim Services Niagara is looking to bring diversity to their Board of Directors, to ensure key stakeholders are represented on the Board. Stakeholders may include, but not limited to; Community service providers, Consumers, Education – Secondary, Vocational and Post- Secondary level, Faith community, First Nations/Inuit/Metis Communities, Francophone community, Hospital and Health Services, LGBTQ, Persons with disabilities, Policing Services, and Community at large.

YMCA of Niagara
Contact: Janet St. Amand
The YMCA can provide an on-boarding experience for an individual for a year or two, for those who are potential new board members.

Young Carers Initiative — Powerhouse Project
Contact: Michelle Lewis, Executive Director
Currently one position (Treasurer) available

YWCA Niagara Region
Contact: Elisabeth Zimmermann
Openings available June 2017

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