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Call for Nominations to the Hydrocephalus Canada’s Board of Directors (two-year term)

Hydrocephalus Canada (HC) is calling for nominations of candidates for the HC Board of Directors for 3 new Directors. All Directors will be elected for a two-year term at our AGM. (September 26, 2020 – AGM 2022).

Our Mission

Hydrocephalus Canada is a charitable organization and leader in serving Canadians living with hydrocephalus and spina bifida. Our purpose is to empower those impacted by the complex neurological conditions of hydrocephalus and spina bifida to experience the best life possible. We work every day to create protective and supportive environments to enhance the lives of those living with, or at risk of developing these conditions. Our efforts focus on initiating and facilitating awareness, education, support and research initiatives to further the quality of life for those impacted, their caregivers and healthcare professionals.

What We Need

We are currently seeking qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds, who demonstrate excellence in their field of expertise, bringing a mix of leadership skills, care and vision critical to due diligence and good governance. Emphasis will be on recruitment of candidates who have the time, interest in a health charity and experience to make a significant impact on the long-term performance of Hydrocephalus Canada.

We are specifically looking for leaders with experience in digital technology, fundraising and government relations. As a leader, you seek to volunteer with an organization that it committed to supporting and enhancing service excellence for children, youth, adults and seniors impacted by hydrocephalus and spina bifida including their families and caregivers. As well as having an energetic spirit and someone who enjoys the challenge of moving an organization forward, HC is looking for sound strategic and systems thinkers with skills, expertise and connections who are willing to share for the good of the organization. We also have a need for volunteers from Western and Eastern Canada.

Ideally, you have experience in one or more of the following:

Time Commitment & Involvement

Please forward by email your resume and/or curriculum vitae to or by September 11, 2020.

Hydrocephalus Canada

16 Four Seasons Place, Suite 111

Toronto, ON  M9B 6E5

Attention: Gillian Akai


Hydrocephalus Canada holds directors and officer’s liability insurance.

Hydrocephalus Canada promotes an inclusive and barrier-free environment.