Board Member(s) Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Toronto Chapter

Board Member(s) Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Toronto Chapter

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Toronto Chapter (AFP-GTA) is a recognized leader in promoting philanthropy and providing education, training and best practices for those in the fundraising profession. With more than 1,200 members, AFP-GTA is the largest of the 240 global chapters of AFP.

The Chapter's Committee on Directorship is issuing an open call for nominations and applications to join its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors oversees the strategy, business, and brand of the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter as it relates to its Strategic Plan, policies and membership needs. AFP-GTA is the largest AFP Chapter in the world and its Board currently has twenty-two members.

AFP-GTA is seeking Board Member(s) with a passion and dedication to the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA). The Committee on Directorship encourages applicants from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people of colour and those from other equity seeking groups. The ideal candidate(s) has a strong commitment to the fundraising profession through service to AFP, other professional associations, and the community. Strong communication skills, and the ability to build strong partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders are also required.

All applications will be reviewed by the Chapter's Committee on Directorship and scored based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative key indicators developed as part of a Board skills matrix. Candidates selected for an interview should be prepared to discuss their interests in, and potential contributions to, the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter and the broader sector community.

Applications are encouraged immediately via the online application form, which should be submitted before Monday April 12, 2021 by 5pm EST.

After completing the application form, please e-mail a copy of your resume for consideration to Penny Connors, Executive Director, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter at

We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

AFP-GTA is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by AFP-GTA throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


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