Board Member Recruitment

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In partnership with families and our communities, we promote the safety and well-being of children and youth and help them reach their potential.



The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay is a child protection agency authorized under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act to promote the best interests, protection and well-being of children. Funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Society provides a wide range of services including investigations of protection concerns, supports to children and families, kinship, foster care and adoption.
We are seeking individuals to fill vacancies on our volunteer Board of Directors. Board members should be willing to:

  • Actively support the mission, vision and values of the Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay;
  • Regularly attend Board and committee meetings, prepare for Board deliberations, and provide meaningful contributions to matters of Board purview.


The Society is committed to supporting and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in our organization and the communities we serve. As such, we are expressly interested in receiving applications from individuals from historically underrepresented communities, including women, African Canadians, Indigenous peoples, persons from racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and persons from 2SLGBTQ+ groups. Candidates representing the District are also encouraged.If you are a member of an underrepresented group and you wish to self-identify in your submission, please note that this information is confidential and will only be used to inform the application process.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code throughout the recruitment process.

Candidates are asked to forward a resume and cover letter to the Recruitment & Nomination Committee; c/o Katie Pak-Vaillant

By mail:

The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay
1110 Jade Court
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6M7

By email:


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.