Volunteer Opportunities: Board Member and Board Chair

Board Member and Board Chair Opportunities

CEED, Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development, advances the spirit of entrepreneurship by delivering innovative programs and services to empower individuals and communities. For more than 25 years CEED has supported innovative ideas, creative enterprises, and scalable strategies which encompass social and economic principles.

As Nova Scotia’s premiere resource for entrepreneurial support, we help business “start-up and stay-up” through innovative experiential programming, financing, mentoring and advisory services. CEED curates and elevates a unique community of like-minded entrepreneurs with peer-to-peer learning opportunities, professional development strategies, and a passion for entrepreneurship. We serve entrepreneurs of all ages and sectors and support entrepreneurship organizations through a network of strategic partnerships across Nova Scotia.

The Board of Directors is accountable for CEED’s performance against mission and strategic objectives and for the effective stewardship of financial and human resources. This engaged board works collaboratively to act in the best long-term interests of CEED through informed decision-making, a broad knowledge base and an inclusive perspective.

CEED is currently seeking individuals with demonstrated strategic and leadership experience to join this board. Specific competencies include, but are not limited to, legal, marketing, or public and government relations. Interested candidates should possess entrepreneurship experience and/or board governance expertise.
This board chair opportunity is ideal for an experienced board contributor ready to assume an impactful and valued leadership role.

In keeping with best board renewal practices, new members will be well supported and orientated by the CEO and the current board chair guided by a transition plan.

If you share the vision to build successful and innovative Nova Scotia businesses and You’re ready to step up to a rewarding volunteer leadership role, please let us know. Submit your resume and a letter that connects your background with the mission and the desired competencies and experiences. We look forward to hearing from you.
Please submit documents or direct questions to Alissa Comeau (acomeau@ceed.ca)

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 12/20/2021