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Our board of directors is a governance body that works in collaboration with SWAN’s leadership team to steward the organization's vital social justice work and mission.  Board directors are specialized volunteers who draw upon their professional, personal, and experiential knowledge to play a governance role in the organization. 

While board members are elected for 2-year terms at SWAN's Annual General Meeting, applications to join the board are welcome any time.  

Join SWAN's Board


  • provide strategic leadership - including setting policy direction & making other strategic decisions to drive SWAN's mission

  • monitoring & oversight - of SWAN's organizational performance

  • support & evaluate - the directors who share leadership of SWAN's team

  • fiduciary oversight - of SWAN's revenue and expenses

  • overall accountability - including ensuring that all aspects of SWAN's service, culture and operations align with our values

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We're seeking board members with experience and interest in:

  • non-profit governance - particularly in organizations similar to SWAN in size, stage of development and political sensitivity

  • supporting SWAN's new 3-director leadership team structure

  • human resources - particularly in a values-driven, trauma-informed & non-profit context

  • financial governance and/or management - particularly in a charitable, non-profit context

  • community engagement

  • social policy and/or advocacy

  • grassroots fundraising

SWAN - Board Application

Thanks for your interest to join SWAN's board of directors!  

Information submitted via this form is not publicly accessible at any time. Please review SWAN's Privacy Statement to learn more about how SWAN protects your information and upholds your privacy and confidentiality rights. 

Thank you for your application!  Someone will be able to follow up with you within the next five business days.

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