Niagara College Community Employment Services 905-641-2252 ext 4670

Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Are you passionate about nurturing our communities’ assets by inspiring civic action in our current and future community leaders? The Leadership Niagara Program Advisory Committee (PAC) is now actively seeking passionate, experienced, and community-focused committee leaders to commit to shaping diverse learning experiences for our growing suite of programs.


The Program Advisory Committee is responsible for developing and delivering opportunities that foster leadership development and community engagement. Responsibilities include visioning and assisting in implementing online and in-person learning programs.

The work you do in developing our program, Accelerate Civic Leadership+, allows participants to enrich their leadership development, experiences and build a strong local network of diverse leaders ready to serve the region.


Leadership Niagara needs YOU if you . . .

  • Are passionate about Leadership Development, the Niagara Community and believe strongly in civic engagement
  • Are excited about being part of a respectful cross-functional cohort of community leaders
  • Have the time and energy to spend 6 – 10 hours a month on committee work: attending PAC meetings, sub-committee work, and leading or contributing to Learning Days and other delivery modalities

We’re especially interested in talking with you if you have a background and/or facilitation experience in:

Does this sound like this could be the right fit for you?

Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as a sounding board for the PAC Chair, the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to identify educational programming opportunities built around civic engagement.
  • Attend meetings and be an active participant in the committee’s bi-monthly meetings.
  • Serve on one or more Learning Day or Operational sub-committees
  • Contribute to the design and development of learning strategies and initiatives for existing and new programs.
  • Assist in facilitating workshops when possible (lead or contribute to a learning day/delivery team).
  • Develop and conduct an annual evaluation of Leadership Niagara’s educational program(s) and make recommendations for continuous improvement

Benefits of being a Program Advisory Committee Member

As a volunteer with Leadership Niagara, PAC members may benefit from:

  • Opportunities for community engagement
  • Being part of a strong team that is focused on imbuing LN programs with relevant learning and training that creates a pipeline of leaders ready to serve the region
  • Expand your network of like-minded professionals
  • Expansion of professional experience
  • Opportunities to have related work in leadership and community development published on our BLOG and Social Media accounts.


Applicants are asked to fill out the form below with your basic information and a short description (1-3 paragraphs) expressing why they are interested in the PAC, their professional and/or volunteer experience, and specific skill sets that they possess.


The Deadline for Application
is Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Applications are now closed. If you are seeking to be a part of Leadership Niagara, please contact Stephanie Lakeit-Hall at info@leadershipniagara.ca