Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

We welcome volunteers of all backgrounds and fields who support our efforts to advance careers, break barriers, and cultivate networks for black community members in HR.

BlackHRPC is a nonprofit network that aims to advance and represent black HR professionals across Canada, whether in the workplace, as students, on executive teams, as entrepreneurs, or on boards. Through member collaboration, our organization uses personal experience and support to confront anti-black racism. BlackHRPC provides networking events, professional development, resource sharing, expert consulting referrals, career counseling, career opportunities, volunteer opportunities, mental health support, and mentorship for black HR professionals. We aim to disrupt the industry, workplace, and leadership status quo!

  • Mentorship Committee

  • Sponsorship Committee

  • Events Committee

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Connect with other professionals.
  • Expand your professional network.
  • Collaborate, lead and sharpen your skills.
  • Gain valuable career experience.
  • Share expertise and ideas while hearing other perspectives.
  • Give back and make an impact in your community.

Volunteer Committees & Roles

Black Human Resources Professionals of Canada (BlackHRPC) is seeking volunteers for three committees:

Mentorship Committee

4 openings

Refine existing templates and programs
Draft communication
Conduct orientation
Match mentorship pairs
Serve as a mentor in the program

Sponsorship Committee

3 openings

Establish plan for sponsorship for conferences and events
Identify and approach sponsors
Craft sponsorship package and emails
Create sponsorship list

Events Committee

4 openings

Plan logistics for 3-4 in-person and virtual events (including 1 signature in-person conference with streaming for 100+ attendees)
Day of event coordination

Volunteer Committee Member General Activities

Volunteer Committee Member General Activities

In their assigned areas, committee members will conduct the following services for BlackHRPC in collaboration with other volunteers:
  • Advise, review, and provide feedback on current and future activities
  • Participate through monthly meetings in the development and implementation of appropriate plans and projects for the target community
  • Provide input and action on approved ideas to help the organization and assigned service area for the Black community with a focus on HR
  • Identify and develop connection and engagement opportunities for BlackHRPC to enable the organization’s journey to accelerate careers, break barriers, and cultivate networks
  • Develop procedures and documentation in each committee to ensure the ongoing capture, retention and maintenance of organizational transfer of knowledge
  • Share a summary of recommendations and implement actions in line with a strategy that is culturally informed. Keep BlackHRPC informed with updates at info@blackhrpc.org

Volunteer Application Form

“BlackHRPC committees are currently full and we are no longer accepting volunteer applications at this time. Check back again later in the year!”

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