Brain Care Centre is Recruiting Volunteers to Join our Board of Directors

Brain Care Centre (BCC) exists to support those impacted by acquired brain injury to overcome limitations, reconnect, rebuild, and thrive in the community. The Board of Directors, acting as a whole and speaking with one voice, is responsible for determining the vision, mission and strategic direction for Brain Care Centre, oversight of executive leadership, and monitoring the organizational performance. 

Brain Care Centre serves a diverse group of individuals, over the age of 18, and we are recruiting new Board Directors that reflect that diversity. We are actively recruiting three (3) individuals with one (or more!) of the following perspectives to ensure our decision-making and planning is robust and inclusive:

  1. People who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Metis), and/or have comprehensive knowledge of Indigenous history and culture, significant knowledge of cultural protocols, primarily with Indigenous communities (i.e., First Nations, Métis and Inuit settlements and reserves), and/or experience building and maintaining relationships with Indigenous communities.
  2. People with lived experience with an acquired brain injury, and/or a client or caregiver of a Brain Care Centre client who have completed their services (i.e. not a current client or caregiver).
  3. Those with fundraising campaign experience and/or a passion for community-based concussion programming and support.
  4. Those with experience in small and medium business management, financial management and/or accounting experience. 
  5. Those with Government relations and/or contract procurement experience.
  6. Those with third-party health insurance experience, either as a third-party health insurer or in an industry or role which works closely with the same. 

Directors have the following duties and responsibilities:

Major duties of Directors:

  • Approve the organizational brand, purpose, mission, values framework and operating principles for Brain Care Centre;
  • Govern Brain Care Centre through the broad establishment of policies and planning objectives that are reviewed periodically;
  • Oversight to ensure sufficient resources for Brain Care Centre to finance its programs adequately;
  • Account to the membership, funding bodies, and sponsors for the services of Brain Care Centre and expenditure of funds;
  • Regularly review Brain Care Centre’s services to ensure they are consistent with the purpose of the organization and that they are effective and relevant to the community;
  • Fulfill the legal requirements and obligations of a Director.
  • Serve for a maximum of three consecutive two-year terms.

Individual duties of Directors:

  • Have a general understanding of the organization’s activities and the community in which it operates;
  • Serve as an ambassador for the organization, leverage networks, and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission;
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings;
  • Participate fully in one of the following committees: Finance/Risk & Audit, Fundraising & Marketing, or Governance.


“I’ve spent a large part of my life working in and around professional sports, both as a broadcaster and in corporate communications. When the opportunity came to sit on the board of the Brain Care Centre, an organization that aligns with my interests and my values, I was eager to become involved.”

-Dave Jamieson, BCC Board Chair

To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to: before 12:00 a.m. midnight on August 18, 2023. We are excited to hear from you!

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