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Position: Startup Co-Founder
Organization: The Village
Location: The Village is based in Montreal, Canada, but we work mostly remotely. We are open to applicants anywhere in Canada/ worldwide, with a preference for people in Montreal or cities close by.

Are you a business powerhouse looking to make a career move that aligns with your values of sustainability, social justice, and human connection? Would you love to use your expertise in business, social impact, tech, and/or media to lead an ambitious project that catalyzes deep global change?

Who we are:

The Village is a human platform where people of the world gather together to share their life stories. It is an innovative model for interactive storytelling, transformative entertainment, and social impact. In the face of widespread discrimination, a pandemic of loneliness and planetary crisis, the Village is a global peace initiative that celebrates our humanity.

We are in the early stages but are quickly growing a world-class network of advisors and community partners, including Henry Mintzberg, BlogHer Co-Founder Elisa Camahort Page, and Abigail Disney’s organization Peace is Loud.

Click here ( to see a video, for a taste of our collective heart. Password: villagepeople

The opportunity:

We are on the hunt for a talented and ambitious business partner/co-founder to structure, help raise the financing for, and run the business of The Village. You will be the driving force in transforming our vision/mission into a viable business model to scale. You will be supported by our global network of advisors and super-connectors in raising the financing to pay our highly motivated team and develop The Village. You will get to collaborate with social impact organizations and changemakers from all over the world: activists, artists, educators, scientists, and visionary leaders. You will be challenged and inspired every day, and have a profound impact on the world.

Your background:

You are most likely from the worlds of (in alphabetical order): Arts & Culture — Entertainment — Finance — Media — Non Profit — Social Entrepreneurship — Social Justice — Technology

Are you…

  • A visionary business person who wants to make the world a better place?
  • A social impact entrepreneur?
  • A media producer with an entrepreneurial bent?
  • A non-profit, community organizer/leader?
  • An activist with strong entrepreneurial skills?
  • An investor or major donor who wants to contribute to something transformative?

Your superpowers:

  • Business savvy
  • Resourceful, ambitious, determined
  • Strategic mastermind
  • Creative fundraiser
  • Strong communicator, networker
  • Thinks big, globally minded
  • Cares about people and social justice
  • Ready to make a difference

Why choose us:

At The Village, we care deeply about the work we do and the people we work with. We are committed to cultivating an ethical and joyful workplace based on mutual respect, open communication, creativity, and love. Bottom line: we want all people to grow and thrive.

Where we’re located:

The Village is based in Montreal, Canada, but we work mostly remotely. We are open to applicants worldwide, with a preference for people in Montreal or cities close by.


There will be no salary until our Seed Round is raised, but we will offer competitive compensation beyond that. We are open to you starting out part-time, but expect you to join full time once we are at scale.

How to apply:

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Equal opportunity:

The Village is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We encourage everyone to apply regardless of your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, or religion. If you require any special accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 23 2021    ID: 61968