Join our Board of Directors

The Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough is looking for new board members to join our Board of Directors. Our vacancies include one (1) community member seats,  and one (1) Fleming student seat. All other positions have been filled. 

Updated May-19-2022.

Before you apply:

Before applying, please read our By-Laws as a downloadable PDF here.

How to Apply:

To apply, please download, complete, and submit the following forms to

What you need to know

Is the CRRC the right fit for you? Whether you have decades of experience in organizational leadership or have barely any knowledge about what goes into being a board member for a non-profit organization, the following section will help you decide whether applying to join our Board of Directors (BoD) is a good fit for you.

Why should you join the CRRC Board of Directors?

  • As a board member, you will gain leadership experience in non-profit governance and consensus decision-making.
  • The BoD are responsible for CRRC’s strategic visioning and planning.
  • You will empower your voice by sharing ideas and knowledge that inform CRRC’s projects, programs, policies, and finances, for the overall health and wellbeing of CRRC as a non-profit community organization.
  • You will have the opportunity to join a team of like-minded individuals with a passion for social justice, anti-oppression, anti-racism, decolonization, and equitable community race relations.


Your Impact

Racial inequities and barriers in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough directly affect the day-to-day lives of Black, Indigenous, and racialized peoples, and the feelings of overall safety and belonging they experience in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough. The CRRC is committed to addressing these challenges through our work in advocacy, collaboration and education. This works starts with us, by maintaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our own team. Your contributions to CRRC will support team cohesion around the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusivity, enabling us to ripple the impacts of change into our community for a safer and more inclusive Nogojiwanong-Peterborough.

Our Board of Directors’ leadership and consensus decision-making ensures the health and stability of the CRRC as a non-profit organization, so that we can continue to do this work responsibly and ethically for our community, and in a way which reflects the diversity, equity, and inclusivity that make up our unified voice.