Join the Board of Directors of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)

The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders wishes to invite interested candidates to submit their application to join the CORD Board of Directors
for 2016-2018 term.

We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals whose experience and skill set includes a combination of the following:

  • Finance, accounting
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising and special events
  • Health policy development
  • Public relations, communications
  • Advocacy on a provincial/federal level
  • Nonprofit, governance, management, administration experience

Application Deadline: July 1, 2016

Board Member Expectations:

  • Support the organization’s mission, purposes, goals, policies, and programs while knowing its strengths and needs.
  • Attend bi-monthly board meetings (via teleconference) and one or two in-person meetings throughout the year.
  • Prepare for and participate actively in conference calls, telephone and email communications between these meetings, both with other Board members and CORD staff as necessary.
  • Serve actively on committees of the Board.
  • Contribute to activities and events hosted by the organization whenever possible.
  • Support CORD’s provincial/territorial activities respective to location
  • Be fully apprised of CORD policies and positions to serve as spokesperson when requested and feasible.
  • Suggest volunteers the Board who have attributes and commitment to make significant contributions to the work of the CORD and the progress of the organization.

Please submit your application to: