JOB: Join our Board of Directors

Become a member of the Head&Hands Board of Directors & support our organization and community!

The Opportunity:

Head & Hands is a bilingual non-profit organization working towards a society where young people are at the centre of decision-making for their lives. We offer critical medical, social, and legal services to youth in Montreal with a commitment to non-judgment, harm reduction, holistic care, education, and confidentiality.

Head & Hands is looking for motivated, passionate people to run for election to our Board of Directors! This is a terrific opportunity to contribute to the incredible work of Head & Hands!

Who we are looking for:

Head & Hands works to facilitate social change and the empowerment of diverse communities of youth. We encourage all applications to our Board: we’re committed to creating an organization as diverse as the communities we serve. There is no need to have any formal training or prior board experience to be on the Head & Hands board.

We especially encourage applications from people who have experience in the health sector, with accounting, with high-level fundraising, in communication, or connections to various communities in Montreal. These are considered assets, but are not requirements. Our space at 3465 Benny Avenue is wheelchair accessible.

*To note: during the COVID-19 pandemic, all board responsibilities have been carried out virtually.


●      Commitment to social justice, harm reduction, and the well-being of youth and

●      Desire to work with a diversity of people on common goals, with passion, patience, and initiative

●      Willingness to participate in activities involving the organization’s administration in a collaborative context, including fundraising, finances, and organization governance

●      Knowledge and understanding of youth needs and the Montreal context

●      Available for monthly evening Board meetings and ongoing committee work (total time commitment is approx. 6-8 hours a month)

●      Regular access to email for team communication

The process of becoming a Board member:

1. Anyone interested in applying should use any format that you’re most comfortable with (whether it’s visual, auditory, or something else altogether!) to address the following three points by email to — by Friday, April 30 at 5pm:

  • Tell us a bit about yourself! How can we best contact you?
  • Why do you want to join Head & Hands’ board of directors? 
  • What do you think you can contribute to Head & Hands as a member of the Board of Directors?

2. A current Board member will contact you to answer any questions you have about your potential involvement and to confirm your candidacy.

Thank you for your interest in Head & Hands!