Apply to Become a Board Member

UPDATE: Applications are now CLOSED.

As a number of board member terms have expired, Inspirit Foundation is recruiting for three new positions on our Board of Directors. Board members bring skills, experiences, and understanding of different contexts that help guide our work. We are looking for individuals with a passion for building a more pluralist society in the context of our mission.

Inspirit’s Board of Directors is a governance board and, for this recruitment cycle, we are looking for individuals with the following skill sets:

  • Lived experience and/or connections to and within diverse Muslim communities, and/or
  • Strong impact investing and financial oversight experience, and/or
  • Deep media and arts expertise

Of the three new positions, Inspirit hopes to select one new member who is between the ages of 18 to 34, and one new member who resides in Atlantic Canada or Alberta.  

Note: We understand not every candidate will have every skill set or attribute.  

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm EDT. 

HOW TO APPLY?

Submissions can be written, or in audio or video form.  

Click here to submit a written application 

Click here to submit an audio or video application. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I do not have the requested skill sets. Will I still be considered?
A: Inspirit will review and consider every submission. However, stronger consideration will be given to applicants with the skill sets as defined above for this recruitment cycle.

Q: Can I submit a video or audio application?
A: Yes! Applicants can submit either written or audio/video applications. 

Q: How long are board terms?
A: Members serve a first term of three years, with an opportunity to be renewed for an additional term. 

Q: What are the expected time commitments?
A: Members are expected to commit two to three hours every two months for committee meetings and/or as required. Members are also expected to attend quarterly board meetings. During this period of travel restrictions, meetings range from three to five hours via Zoom. Once in-person activities resume, board meetings may take place over the span of one to two days, including travel. Board meetings take place across the country.

Q: Are expenses covered for travel?
A: Inspirit will cover or reimburse all reasonable travel and meal expenses. 

Q: Is this a volunteer position?
A: Yes. All members of Inspirit’s Board of Directors are volunteers.