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Join Our Team and Make Dreams Come True: Volunteer Board of Directors Position at
The Centre for Dreams

Agency:  The Centre for Dreams

Catchment Area:  York and Durham Regions

Office & Program Location:  Markham, ON


About Us:

The Centre for Dreams is a dynamic and passionate charitable organization dedicated to empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds to achieve their dreams. For over 30 years, we have provided a platform for individuals to overcome challenges, explore their potential, and create a positive impact on their lives and communities. With a focus on inclusivity and innovation, we strive to turn aspirations into reality.


Position: Board of Directors Member

We are excited to announce an opportunity to join The Centre for Dreams as a Board of Directors member. If you are passionate about making a difference, possess a strong commitment to community development, and are dedicated to driving positive change, we invite you to consider this meaningful role.


About Our Board:

Our volunteer board is focused on governance and stewardship as we are entering into a high growth period. We are specifically looking for individuals with expertise in Law, Commercial Real Estate and Fundraising.



As a member of the Board of Directors, you will play a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction and growth of The Centre for Dreams. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with fellow board members to set strategic goals and objectives

  • Providing guidance on organizational policies and practices

  • Contributing your expertise to fundraising efforts and resource mobilization

  • Participating in regular board meetings and discussions

  • Advocating for the organization's mission and values in the community

  • Ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards

Board members are expected to attend bimonthly meetings and participate in various assignments (fund-raising, committee work, etc) in between meetings.


Please note that this is an unpaid position.



We are seeking individuals who demonstrate a deep commitment to our mission and values, along with the following qualifications:

  • We are specifically looking for individuals with expertise in Law, Commercial Real Estate and Fundraising

  • Experience in non-profit governance, community engagement, business, finance, law, marketing, or related fields

  • A track record of leadership, strategic thinking, and decision-making

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • A passion for fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Willingness to actively contribute time and energy to board responsibilities


Why Join Us:

Meaningful Impact: By joining our board, you will directly contribute to creating opportunities for individuals to achieve their dreams and transform lives.


Networking: You will have the chance to collaborate with like-minded professionals, community leaders, and advocates for positive change.

Professional Growth: Serving on our board offers opportunities for personal and professional development in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Connection: Engage with a diverse community of individuals who are committed to making a difference and share your passion for social change.


Application Process:

If you are ready to be a catalyst for positive change, we encourage you to submit your application. Please send your resume and a compelling cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications, and why you are excited about joining The Centre for Dreams' Board of Directors to Michelle Del Carmen at

Join us in making dreams a reality. Be a part of our journey towards a brighter future. Apply today and contribute to a world of possibilities.


Application Deadline: November 14, 2023

Contact Information:

Michelle Del Carmen

Executive Director

The Centre for Dreams

8515 McCowan Rd., Suite 200

Markham, ON   L3P 5E4

905-209-9092 ext. 222

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