Board of Directors

Be Canada’s VOICE for people living with an ostomy.
Ostomy Canada Society Inc. is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to all people with an ostomy and their families, helping them to live life to the fullest, through advocacy, awareness, collaboration and support. Ostomy Canada Society seeks new Board members from time to time from qualified and highly motivated candidates who are interested in volunteering to promote the Mission and Vision of our Society. If you are interested in learning more or potentially becoming a Board member, please know that we are looking for:
  • Previous board experience is desired.
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization is essential.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian residents (Bilingualism an asset).
  • Can fill a unique gap or area of growth – example marketing, finance, advocacy, etc.
  • Must be able to attend four Board meetings per year (virtual or face to face) as well as any Committee functions
  • Time commitment: 5-10 hours per month.
  • Term: Two (2) years – Renewable.

Note: This is a Board with responsibility for governance. However, it is also typical for Board members to hold operational positions too. Successful candidates will gain valuable board experience and an opportunity to build their network, competencies, and skills collaborating in a non-profit organization.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please send us an email at and we will direct your inquiry to our Chair of the Board. Indicate in the subject line – “National Board Member”

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