Board of Directors

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Amelia Rising is currently recruiting new members for its Board of Directors.

Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre is a registered charity serving survivors of sexual and gender-based violence ages 12 and up in the Nipissing District. Our mission is to support survivors to heal from sexual and gender-based violence and to educate and advocate for systemic and social change required to end sexual and gender-based violence.

The Board of Directors is currently recruiting new board members to start immediately. The monthly time commitment is approximately 10 hours per month and includes biweekly board meetings, plus committee meetings and organizational support.  The Board of Directors meets at Amelia Rising, 101 Worthington St. E, Suite 215, North Bay ON.  Board meetings are Tuesday’s at 6:30 PM, biweekly, plus adhoc committee meetings.  The Board is currently meeting virtually due to Covid-19 safety procedures.

We are looking for the following relevant skills, knowledge and perspectives: 

We welcome all applications, but preference will be given to the above noted skillsets. 

Amelia Rising is committed to increasing diversity of its staff and its Board of Directors.  We welcome applications from candidates who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, having disabilities, French speaking or other minorities.  Should you need accommodation in the recruitment process, please advise in your application how we can best accommodate you. 

If you think that your skills and values will be a fit for Amelia Rising, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Board of Directors: 

Subject: Board of Directors 2020 Recruitment

We thank you for your interest, but only successful candidates will be contacted for follow-up interviews.  Successful candidates will be required to provide at least 2 references.

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Amelia Rising believes in the power of change and the valuable process of growth. Our organization has developed from a collective to adopting a formal modified policy-based model of governance. Amelia Rising is committed to having a stable organizational structure to support resilient adaptability and overall organizational excellence.

Board Members

Our board members represent a membership of committed individuals invested in developing and overseeing the success of our Centre and it's goals


If you would like to reach out or join our Board, please email