Board of Directors: The Period Purse

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
The Period Purse
  • Board Member / Leadership
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto

What is the Opportunity?

The Period Purse (TPP) is a registered Charity and it is now inviting volunteers to apply to the Board of Directors. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and inspire people to come together to make a lasting difference in the lives of the most vulnerable in our communities. As a member of our Board of Directors you will embrace the mission and values of The Period Purse, engaging volunteers, partners, and the community in the implementation of our transformational vision for the years to come. We are based in Toronto but deliver services in other cities across Ontario and beyond. 


General Expectations for TPP Board Positions

  • Understand and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and programs
  • Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization
  • Prepare for meetings by reading agendas, minutes, reports and other documentation required to actively participate in them
  • Attend meetings regularly
  • Contribute skills and knowledge by participating actively in meetings and committee work
  • Make inquiries when clarification or more information is needed
  • Understand and monitor the organization’s financial affairs
  • Avoid any potential conflicts of interest
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality
  • Ensure the organization is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements


Board of Directors’ Responsibilities

  • Provide Direction
  • Financial Management
  • Risk Management
  • Communications
  • Attend monthly board meetings and the AGM
  • Fundraising
  • Advocacy on behalf of TPP
  • Monitoring the Strategic Plan  
  • Participate as a member on one board committee


If you would like to explore this rewarding opportunity, please send your resume to TPP at Please include your LinkedIn profile. TPP will contact you for an interview if you appear to be a good fit for the board.