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Different ways to get involved

We have some pretty gigantic goals. That’s why we’re always looking for like-minded people, groups and organizations to work with us. If you’re passionate about people like we are, and looking to bring about transformational change in the not-for-profit sector, drop us a line. There’s an abundance of opportunities to work with us.

Call for Board Members and Board Chair

We are seeking three new board members (two members and one chair) to start in May 2023.

Applications must be received by Tuesday, March 14. Find full positions descriptions and how to apply below.

Have questions? Contact us at

Knowledge Philanthropists

Want to contribute your talent towards inspiring and building leadership in the voluntary sector?

Check out our current opportunities on Volunteer Connector through govolunteer.ca. Don’t see an opportunity for you? We’d love to match your interests with the many initiatives and projects on the go at Vantage Point. Here are a few areas we’ve engaged people lately: curriculum development, human resources strategy, branding, website design, facilitation, professional coaching, online learning, evaluation….and the list goes on.

Get engaged by contacting Alina Emery at  or 604.637.8208

What is a Knowledge Philanthropist?

Vantage Point innovated the concept known as “Knowledge Philanthropy”— a practice which engages skilled and passionate volunteers from the community to increase capacity and add expertise to Not-for-Profit organizations.

Our Knowledge Philanthropists (“KPs”) contribute their specific expertise and experience towards our mission: lifting the capacity of not-for-profit leaders.
They offer time, energy, knowledge, and skills to Vantage Point, and are key members of our integrated talent team.

Who can become a Knowledge Philanthropist?

Anyone who would like to pass on their expertise and who has an interest in the not-for-profit sector can connect with us to become a Knowledge Philanthropist!

Vantage Point can also accommodate individuals who are completing community service; for example: interns, and career and personal planning students.

The most important part is their drive to enhance leadership capacity in the sector – and in turn enhance the sector as a whole.

Who are our Knowledge Philanthropists?

Our KPs are professionals who voluntarily and generously share knowledge with Vantage Point clients as consultants, advisers, professional coaches, and mentors.

They are proven experts in their field and deliver most of our programs in topic areas such as strategic planning, board governance, organizational assessment, Financial Governance, HR practices, and leadership.

Join our team as a Digital Host

Have you ever wanted to join one of our Vantage Point workshops?

If you have some Zoom skills, becoming a Digital Workshop Host is a great way to support our work and take in some great content at the same time!

As a member of the Education & Consulting Team, you’ll offer basic tech support to our staff and facilitators during virtual workshops and custom training sessions that we offer to build capacity in the sector. Training is provided!

Read more about this role in the full position description on Volunteer Connector.

If you have questions about this role, reach out to Samantha Kannegieter at skannegieter@thevantagepoint.ca

Join our referral list as a qualified consultant

Vantage Point provides not for profit leaders with the training, facilitation, and support services they need to deliver on their mission. We strive to give them the best information we can about the capacity building services in their communities. We often receive requests for consulting and other services from organizations across BC that are either out of our scope or beyond our own capacity. In order to better support these leaders, we are seeking to build a referral list.

When an organization calls us we want to offer them an up-to-date list of individuals and organizations providing the kind of service they are seeking.

If you would like to be on that list, please complete this form and be sure to read the information provided to ensure you are qualified. If you have any questions about our referral list or are unsure if you qualify, please contact us at info@thevantagepoint.ca.


Do you consider yourself a learning organization? We do. That’s why we focus on providing excellent professional development programs. Wherever you are located, and whether you’re looking to strengthen your governance skills, create new people engagement structures or develop the next generation of not-for-profit leaders, we have a wide range of learning opportunities for you.

Check out the Training and Services sections of our website for all our workshops, labs, and organizational services!


Looking for a unique community investment opportunity to significantly improve civic engagement in Canada? By investing with Vantage Point you create opportunities for community organizations to involve more Canadians more effectively. Our corporate partners work with us to bring leadership, governance and people engagement programs to communities across Canada. Want to see Vantage Point working with leaders in your community?

Contact: Zahra Esmail, CEO, at zesmail@thevantagepoint.ca 

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