Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC)
HARRC Treasurer and Secretary positions available
Are you passionate about building a more inclusive community? Join the HARRC board of directors and support Hamilton’s response to hate and racism.
The Centre is currently looking for candidates who reflect the full diversity of the communities that we serve to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors for a period of two- to three-year terms, from March 2023-2025/2026.
We have a particular need for individuals with accounting, financial and HR backgrounds. Prior board experience is an asset but is not a requirement for these volunteer opportunities. Key positions available include: Treasurer and Secretary.
Our current Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with strong community connections from diverse backgrounds who are interested in advancing education about the social construction of race, racism, discrimination, racial equality, and anti-racist theory and practice in Hamilton.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people with an intersection of identities, including religious, ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. HARRC is committed to having a Board that reflects the communities it serves and to promote an anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, respectful, collaborative, and equitable recruitment process.
If interested, please send your resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 13th 2023.
HARRC directly supports affected members of our community by receiving complaints about racism and referring complainants to appropriate community resources. The organization gathers data and monitors incidents of racism and hate crimes in Hamilton and encourages compliance with existing anti-discriminatory legislation. Its mandate also involves liaising with community agencies, organizations, and community leaders, and proposing, drafting, and advocating for legislative changes to address systemic racism.