Upcoming Vacancies for Agencies, Boards or Commissions

The agencies, boards and commissions listed below are now accepting applications for current and upcoming vacancies.

Agencies, Boards or Commissions

Acadian and Francophone Community Advisory Committee

Would you like to contribute to the well-being and development of the Acadian and Francophone community? Would you like to influence the development of French-language programs and services and share your views on various community issues? Then you are invited to submit your application to Engage PEI to become a member of the Acadian and Francophone Community Advisory Committee (ACFAC)

We are looking for three (3) new members: 

  • one (1) to represent the West Prince region
  • one (1) to represent the Eastern Kings region
  • one (1) to represent Rustico. 

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Early Learning and Child Care Board 

The Early Learning and Child Care Board is currently recruiting applicants for Public at Large Members. Members are appointed for a term not exceeding three years but are eligible for reappointment for a second three-year term.
The purpose of the Early Learning and Child Care Board is to monitor the operation of licensed childcare centres in the Province of PEI and the care that is provided in these centres.  This involves issuing licenses for centre operations, providing direction to the Registrar on the issuance and renewal of certificates and to advise the Minister on areas such as minimum qualifications and standards, and programming and curriculum standards.

Applicants should have a good understanding of childcare and the childcare system on PEI.  Meetings are held 8-10 times per year, as set by the Chair.

The Board is currently seeking one (1) member in Prince County, one (1) member in Queens county and one (1) member in Kings county.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Farm Practices Review Board

The Department of Agriculture and Land is soliciting applications from members of the public who are not farmers. The Department values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.

The Farm Practices Review Board is responsible for responding to written complaints about farming practices, determining normal farm practices, designating codes of practice, and reviewing any proposed enactment, policy or undertaking that may adversely affect an agricultural operation.

Holland College Board of Governors

The Department of Education and Lifelong Learning is soliciting applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Holland College Board of Governors for a member of the business and industrial community in PEI. The Department of Education and Lifelong Learning values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards, and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.
Holland College has been committed to providing the best quality programs and services to its clients and has been a key contributor to the island economy for over fifty years.  The Board is the governing body of the college and oversees the conduct, management and control of the college and college properties, revenues, expenditures, business and affairs.
Meetings are generally held monthly during the academic year, and board appointments are for a three-year term. Members do not receive a per diem for this board but may be eligible for reimbursement for travel expenses to attend meetings and events.
If you would like to submit an application for consideration, please complete the Engage PEI application and include a copy of your resume for consideration.

PEI Marketing Council

The Department values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.

The PEI Marketing Council supervises the creation and operation of producer boards, commissions and groups that regulate and control the production, sale, processing, marketing, transportation and pricing of natural products. Council recommends the establishment, amendment, or revocation of regulations to Executive Council, provides advice to commodity boards, conducts commodity board elections and plebiscites, advises the Minister and acts as liaison with national and other provincial agencies.

The Council is currently seeking applications for members at large.

Rural Communities Council 

The Department of Fisheries and Communities is soliciting applications for members to participate in the Rural Communities Council. The department values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards, and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.  The Rural Communities Council provides advice and makes recommendations to the Government regarding rural topics related to the themes of people, communities, the environment, and wellness and explores opportunities for development in rural PEI.  Meetings are held 4-6 times per year.

The council is currently seeking one (1) additional member in Queens county and one (1) additional member in Kings county. 

Seniors’ Secretariat 

The Seniors’ Secretariat provides policy and program advise to government and other organizations to improve the quality of life for seniors residing in Prince Edward Island. The Seniors’ Secretariat also develops and supports public education efforts about issues of importance to seniors, and gathers information and research on related issues. 

The Seniors’ Secretariat is comprised of 13 members, with three (3) of these positions reserved for members at large (public). The Seniors’ Secretariat is looking to fill one (1) member at large position. Preference will be given to individuals with lived experience (ages 65+), and/or to individuals residing in Kings County. 

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 28, 2023.  

Social Programs Appeal Board

The Social Programs Appeal Board provides independent hearing and adjudication to social programs clients who are dissatisfied with decisions made concerning their application/benefits under Social Assistance, AccessAbility Supports, Senior’s Independence Initiative, or Child Care Subsidy.
The Department of Social Development and Housing is currently seeking applications from Islanders interested in serving on the Social Programs Appeal Board. Relevant experience in human services is required. There will be immediate openings for residents of Prince and Kings County. Persons with lived experience as a recipient of Social Programs are also encouraged to apply.

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2023.

Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal

The Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture is soliciting applications for members to participate in the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT). The Department values and supports diversity in representation in its agencies, boards, and commissions and encourages applicants from across the Island’s diverse population.

The Department is currently looking for vice-chairpersons (must have a legal background), employer representatives and worker representatives. Preference will be given to applicants from Kings County. Applicants must be available for hearings during business hours and the number of hearings per year varies (up to 10 per year). Please specify in your application whether you are applying as a vice-chairperson, employer representative or worker representative.

Published date: 
January 30, 2023
Executive Council Office

General Inquiries

Executive Council Office
5th Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

General Inquiries:
Phone: 902-368-4502
Fax: 902-368-6118

DeptECO@gov.pe.ca

Engage PEI Inquiries: 
engagepei@gov.pe.ca 

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