Career and Volunteer Opportunities with OSP

About OSP

OSP staff works to improve the lives of our clients. We pride ourselves on building lasting, meaningful relationships that can lead to amazing opportunities. We believe that, for many, employment can lead to achieving dreams and experiencing a sense of purpose.

OSP’s purpose is to build an inclusive community and our vision is to be a recognized diversity and inclusion leader in Edmonton by improving the quality of life for individuals facing employment barriers. To achieve both our purpose and our vision, we actively work to provide employment opportunities for individuals with barriers by matching their skills and abilities with the staffing needs of corporate, non-profit, and government organizations. By doing so, we help deliver economic benefits to the individual, the organization, and the community.

Board of Directors issues Call for Nominations 

On Site Placement Services Association (OSP) is looking for several committed, enthusiastic individuals to bring their leadership skills, knowledge, and their strong commitment to the community to serve on our Board of Directors.

About OSP

On Site Placement is an Edmonton Not for Profit organization with a mandate to support individuals with barriers to employment, while promoting the benefits of and advocating for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with local employers. We provide programming geared towards bringing individuals to their employment goals, including addressing barriers, goal setting, skill identification, relevant training, soft skill acquisition, connections to employers, job-carving and more.

OSP is governed by a volunteer board of directors in a policy governance model. Day-to-day operations are delegated to the Executive Director. The Board sets direction via the mission, vision, values, strategic plan, governance policies and budget. Their key role is to direct and protect.

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to be a recognized leader in diversity and inclusion, in the Edmonton workforce, improving the quality of life for individuals.

Our mission is to provide employment opportunities for individuals, by matching their skills and abilities with the staffing needs of Corporate, Not for Profit organizations and Government employment partners and offering relevant training programs to build confidence and self-esteem for long term success and economic benefits to the community.

The Board is actively recruiting to fill several positions.

Responsibilities of Board of Governor positions:

Each individual Committee member will be asked to:

  • learn the organization’s mission, vision, policies and programs
  • Understand the organization’s financial statements
  • Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization
  • Share their expertise to support the effective decision-making by the Committee
  • Prepare, attend, and actively participate in Committee meetings

General skills: strong communication skills, collaborative decision-making skills, effective leadership skills, good time management skills to ensure appropriate preparation for meetings and discussions.

We are looking for people who are interested in supporting our continued growth and have a passion for the not-for-profit community. While previous governance experience, and/or a legal background would be considered an asset, these are not necessary qualifications to apply.

Perspectives: As an organization dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in our practices, we appreciate and encourage diverse perspectives on our board. OSP welcomes applicants of all backgrounds and experience to apply.

How to Apply:

Individuals interested in applying to serve on the OSP Board of Directors are invited to submit a resumé summarizing their qualifications to: careers@osp.ab.ca. Due to the volume of responses, OSP will only respond to the individuals who are short-listed. Thank you.