Ready to apply? Please review the eligibility criteria and complete all fields below.

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline - industry experience may be considered in place of an academic degree.
  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience, including two years of management or leadership role. Most participants have between 5 and 15 years of professional work experience and some management experience.
  • Ability to attend all sessions in person in downtown Vancouver. Hybrid and virtual access are not available for this program.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Applications are open to GVBOT members and non-members.

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment that embraces, encourages, supports, and celebrates our employees, volunteers, members, and our board of directors' dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, spiritual beliefs, political beliefs, and other ideologies. Diverse perspectives draw on different concepts, ideas, and experiences and enrich decision-making and our effectiveness. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Please let us know if you require accessibility accommodations to apply and/or participate by emailing us at .

Please complete the application form thoroughly. All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee, however, only candidates who have met the minimum requirements will be contacted about the next steps. Some applicants may be asked to attend an interview in the fall with a member of the program’s advisory committee.

Deadline to apply: Monday, September 9 at 5:00 pm PST.

1. Contact Information

First Name *
Last Name *
Gender Pronouns
Please let us know your age range: *
Email *
Phone *
    Mailing Address *
    City *
    Postal Code *
    Company Name *
    Professional Title *
    Sector/Industry *
    Please specify your sector
    Please provide your LinkedIn profile if available.
    How long have you been a Member of Greater Vancouver Board of Trade? *

    2. Do you self-identify as a member of any of these underrepresented groups?

    Check all that apply:
    Person with Disability/Disabled Person
    Option to self-identify

    3. What is your highest level of education? *

    Please provide your education level

    4. What was your education focus area? *

    5. How many years of professional experience do you have?*

    6. List all your management or leadership roles (Title, Company, and period) *

    7. Highlight your top three achievements or strengths that you are most proud of in your career journey. 

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    8. What are your leadership career goals? *

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    9. What do you hope to achieve through participating in the Engaged Leadership Program?*

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    10. What impact do you hope to bring back to your organization, team and/or community after participating in this program? *

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    11. Please upload your resume (max 2 pages)*

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    12. How did you hear about the Engaged Leadership Program?*

    Please provide more details on how you heard about the program.
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    Thank you for your application.

    All applications will be reviewed but only candidates who have met the minimum requirements will be contacted about next steps in November. For more information, please contact the Programs Team at .

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