Volunteer Opportunities

Published - July 16, 2022

 

 

Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA, a federal not-for-profit incorporated in 2019 that implements programs that focus on the racialized and other marginalized groups is recruiting 10 Program Directors to join our board for the three-year term between August 1, 2022 - July 31,2025.

We are seeking innovative, energetic, enthusiastic, self-starters, task-driven leaders who are team players committed to uphold KCA values and adhere to our code of conduct while executing their mandates as Program Directors.

Position Profile: The Board of Directors of Kenyan Canadian Association have a unique opportunity to give back to the society by developing policies & strategies that sets out the organizational direction.

Program Directors work in positions that closely match their interests, skills and experience. The following are the vacant Program Director positions.

1.   Newcomers & Settlement 
2.   Youth Outreach 
3.   Women & Gender Affairs
4.   Seniors Outreach
5.   Health & Wellness
6.   Sports & Recreation
7.   Social Economic Empowerment (SEE)
8.   Careers, Education & Research (CER)
9.   International Relief & Development (IRD)
10. Tourism, Trade & Investment (TTI)


Program Committees: The Program Directors assume the Chair position in their Program Committees. They may join one or two other Program Committees that complement their program activities.

Time Commitment: 2 hours for monthly committee meetings; and 3 or more hours for other occasional program and project activities.

Remuneration: Program Directors are volunteers and do not receive remuneration for their service. They may earn honoraria on projects activities being implemented within their programs based on their skills and experience.

Skills and Qualifications: We are seeking diverse, dedicated community-minded board members with expertise in the areas of: Social Service; Health; Sports; Business and Entrepreneurship; Finance and Risk Management; Fundraising & Donor Engagement; Human Resource Management; Marketing Communications; Information Technology; Strategic Planning; International Trade & Development; Public Policy & Administration.

How to Apply: Fill the application form at www.kcacanada.org/boardapply

Closing Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 11.59 PM PST (Vancouver Time)

Notes: 
1. Only Canadian residents are eligible to apply.  Applicants residing outside Canada may apply for IRD & TTI programs.
2. The Board positions are voluntary.
3. By submitting this application, you commit to abide by KCA Values and KCA Code of Conduct as stipulated on the website at www.kcacanada.org 
4. Please also remember to confidentially send your latest photo and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA, a federal not-for-profit incorporated in 2019 that implements programs that focus on the racialized and other marginalized groups is recruiting new Regional Chairs at the grassroot level to join our Council for the remaining three-year term between August 1, 2022 - July 31,2025. The term for a KCA Council member is 6 years.


We are seeking innovative, energetic, enthusiastic, self-starters, task-driven leaders who are team players committed to uphold KCA values and adhere to our code of conduct while executing their mandates as Regional Chairs.

Regional Chair Position Summary:
The Regional Chair will report directly to the KCA President and will execute their mandate in coordination with the Head of Council. 

The Regional Chair will work closely with the KCA Secretariat and Program Directors and will oversee all KCA activities in their region.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Closely work with other Council members to formulate work plans then implement those transformative plans in their region
  • Act as the grassroot liaison for the program activities and projects in the region
  • Coordinate KCA events and projects in the region in collaboration with project teams and program committees.
  • Proactively represent KCA at official functions, events and meetings with municipal and provincial officials as well as political leaders and stakeholders in the region
  • Where applicable, organize flag-raising, commemoration and proclamation functions in collaboration with city protocol offices
  • Address regional administrative issues in a timely manner by working with the Secretariat and KCA Program teams
  • Facilitate good working relationship with municipalities, political & community leaders as well as other strategic partners in their region
  • Submit periodic reports to the Secretariat through the Head of Council & President – ad hoc, quarterly, half-year and annual
  • Undertake other Regional activities and initiatives in consultation with the President.

How to Apply: Fill the application form at www.kcacanada.org/councilapply

Closing Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 11.59 PM PST (Vancouver Time)

Notes: 
1. Only Canadian residents are eligible to apply.  
2. The Council positions are voluntary.
3. By submitting this application, you commit to abide by KCA Values and KCA Code of Conduct as stipulated on the website at www.kcacanada.org 
4. Please also remember to confidentially send your their latest photo and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Information

Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA
Brampton | Toronto
Ontario, Canada.
Tel: +1-888-448-6225
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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