North York Community House (NYCH) is a dynamic neighbourhood centre that works with newcomers and residents in northwest Toronto to build their knowledge, skills, confidence and connections to settle, thrive and lead in building vibrant communities. We are committed to:

  • Assisting newcomers to settle and integrate,

  • Supporting positive development of families,

  • Strengthening neighbourhoods and civic engagement

  • Building skills and leadership

NYCH is currently seeking strategic and systems thinkers with governance experience to join our Board of Directors. These are some of the assets that we are looking for:

  • Passionate about continuously driving change and ability to anticipate and respond positively to a changing environment

  • Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity and possess a high level of learning agility

  • Experience in the practice of innovation

  • Knowledge of northwest Toronto

  • Experience in building partnerships and developing collaborations

  • Communications, marketing and/or branding expertise

  • Experience in government relations and/or resource development


  • To commit to and help carry out the vision and mission of the organization

  • To promote the goals, programs and services of NYCH

  • To actively participate in monthly board meetings

  • To maintain active participation in the affairs of the organization including: membership in at least one standing committee, attending the Annual General Meeting and supporting fundraising

TIME PERIOD: June 2017 to June 2019 with option for re-election

To Apply

Please complete the online application form below. 
Or download a PDF application form and email it, with your resume, to Mirna at
For more information, please contact 

North York Community House

Application to Board of Directors

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