Volunteer to Become a Member of our Board of Directors

The Warriors of Hope Breast Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat Racing Team is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering breast cancer survivors through the camaraderie and physical activity of dragon boat racing. Our mission is to inspire hope, promote wellness, and foster a sense of community among breast cancer survivors.

Time Commitment

Board members are expected to commit approximately 1–5 hours per month, including attendance at monthly board meetings (1.5 hours), participation in committee work and special events.


  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of breast cancer survivors
  • Networking and collaboration with a dedicated team of professionals
  • Personal and professional development in leadership and governance


  1.  Strategic Leadership
    • Contribute to the development and execution of the organization’s strategic plan
    • Provide input on key decisions related to the team’s growth, outreach, and impact
  2. Governance
    • Actively participate in board meetings, offering insights and perspectives
    • Uphold ethical and legal standards, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations
  3. Advocacy and Networking
    • Represent the organization in the community, promoting awareness and support
    • Cultivate relationships with potential partners, sponsors and stakeholders
  4. Financial Oversight
    • Review and approve budgets, financial reports, and financial policies
    • Contribute to fundraising efforts and assist in identifying new revenue streams
  5. Committee Participation
    • Serve on committees or lead specific initiatives to support the organization’s goals
    • Collaborate with fellow board members and volunteers to achieve objectives
  6. Resource Mobilization
    • Assist in securing resources, whether through grants, donations, or in-kind contributions
    • Leverage personal and professional networks to enhance the organization’s visibility

Qualifications of a Director

[according to the Ontario Not-for-Profits Corporations Act (ONCA)]


A director must be:

  • An individual
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A person who has not been found incapable of managing property under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 or the Mental Health Act, 1990
  • A person who has not been found incapable by any court in Canada or elsewhere
  • Not bankrupt