Call for Applications to the English Online Board of Directors

English Online is a not-for-profit organization that provides flexible online learning services to newcomers. Its Board of Directors is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates to serve as Directors on its volunteer board for a two-year term. A minimum of two positions will be filled.

The ideal candidate is passionate about supporting and enhancing educational opportunities for newcomers, enjoys networking, and understands the unique challenges of operating in a not-for-profit environment. Candidates who bring expertise in human resource management or financial management and accounting would be a particular asset to the board at this time.


As defined by the organization’s by-laws, every director shall:

  • understand English Online Inc.’s mission and strategic plan;
  • understand and can commit to the amount of time necessary to be an effective board and team member of English Online Inc.
  • understand their role and avoid any perceived conflicts of interest or expect remuneration or compensation for services rendered;
  • can place the organization’s purposes and interests above their own professional and personal interests when making decisions;
  • provide meaningful guidance, direction and support the Board members, English Online Inc.’s management team and their operation of activities in maintaining fiscal responsibility;
  • understand the length of term is two years or longer if mutually agreed to;
  • understand there is a plan for succession and diversity;
  • be familiar with Board of Directors’ responsibilities.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and updated resume via email to with the subject line “Board Member Application 2020”. Review of applications will begin immediately. The call for applications will remain open until August 31, 2020.

Selection Process

Only candidates considered for a position will be contacted. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in this volunteer position.