VOLUNTEER-Executive Vice President

  • Location: 20 Bloor St E, PO Box 75026, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4W 3T3
  • Deadline: October 14, 2022

What is Start Proud:
Start Proud aims to connect LGBTQ+ students with employers, while promoting the
development of LGBTQ+ professionals, and celebrating the achievements and service of those
in the community.

We facilitate the professional development of LGBTQ+ students as they transition from school
to career in order to build a national network within the community. Our vision is to empower
members of the LGBTQ+ community to be Canada’s leaders of tomorrow; where all institutions
embrace inclusiveness within the workplace and diversity within the workforce.

About the Role:
The Executive Vice President (EVP) role is to support the President in all of their duties and to
serve as a problem-solver and point of contact for everyone in the organization. Unlike the
President, the EVP is more focused on operations.

In this role you will:
● Understand and are committed to the goals, values, mission, and programs of the
● Stays apprised of issues and trends that may affect the organization.
● Avoids any potential conflicts of interest
● Understands and maintain confidentiality
● Is a vocal advocate and supporter of the organization
● Shares their unique passions, knowledge, and experience for the advancement of the

What you’ll be doing:
● Leads the operations of the organization working closely with the President and Vice
Presidents to ensure execution on organization mandate
● Regularly attends monthly Board meetings and participates in Board committees
● Prepares for all meetings by reading the agenda, minutes, reports, and other documents
necessary for active participation
● Oversight and day to day management and recruitment/hiring of all volunteers
● Provides direction and support to volunteers in the execution of the organization’s
● Report to the Board on all events put on by the organization
● Act as the President in their absence

Term: The EVP is selected by the Board for a one (1) year term, but can remain in the role for
as many years as the Board determines to be in the best interests of the organization.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume via email to human.resources@startproud.org no later than 5:00pm
EDT on Friday, October 14, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those
candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates from the LGBTQ+ community or are otherwise marginalized on the grounds of
gender expression, gender identity and/or sexual orientation are strongly encouraged to apply.
Lived experience as a member of any equity-deserving community is considered a strong asset.

We’re committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and
employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know
during the application process.

Why Start Proud?
● Springboard your professional development by gaining valuable experience as part of a
national non-profit in a functional area you are looking to grow your skills in. We are here
to develop you, even if you have little experience.
● Make an impact in our organization and the community we serve! We are growing and
evolving very quickly, so there are lots of opportunities to make a difference.
● Build your network with friendly and supportive LGBTQ+ students and professionals that
are eager to support and mentor each other.