August 8, 2016

Opening for Board of Director Position


Come join the Rainbow’s End Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and help us create meaningful employment opportunities for people with lived experience of mental illness.


Rainbow's End Community Development Corporation (Rainbow’s End) is a not-for-profit charity that employs people living with mental illness in a variety of social enterprises across the city of Hamilton and Burlington. Our mission is to create supportive employment opportunities where people living with mental health challenges can experience empowerment, inclusion, and dignity. We provide on-site training, guidance, and leadership and offer fair, competitive wages. Rainbow’s End currently employs over 60 people annually in a variety of social enterprises and are looking to further expand and explore new avenues of employment for our employees. Our organization is rapidly growing and been featured on the CBC, CHCH, and the Hamilton Spectator. Our work has been recognized and is supported by St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Arcelor Mittal Dofasco, Bell Let’s Talk, and the McMaster Student Union.


Our vision is to provide opportunity where there was no opportunity.


Rainbow’s End is currently looking for new Board members who are motivated, ambitious, and passionate in helping those with lived experience of mental illness. We welcome individuals with different levels of experience and diverse skills, but encourage applicants who have experience in:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  • Non-profit Corporate Governance
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Retail, Food Services and Property Maintenance Experience

We encourage and welcome individuals with personal experience of mental illness and/or addiction to join our board.


Expressions of Interest (Cover Letter and Resume) or questions related to the role should be directed to: chelsea@rainbowsend.ca with subject line: Board Recruitment


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Aug 30, 2016