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Position: Board Members
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Natural Pathways Learning Centre
Location: Windsor & Essex County, Ontario

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

Natural Pathways Learning Centre is a non-profit organization that has been offering Forest and Nature School programs to Windsor and Essex County community since 2016. We provide innovative, inspired and transformational outdoor experiences for children through play and exploration, supporting their potential and passion for building deeper relationships with our natural world.

Position Title: Member of the Board of Directors

Length of Term: Minimum 1 year and ongoing

Purpose:

Natural Pathways Learning Centre is actively seeking board members to provide leadership, focus governance, decision-making and support to matters pertaining to the program development and operations of Natural Pathways Learning Centre.

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all the activities of the organization. To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning.
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight and management
  3. Recruits, orients and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates its performance and the overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission.
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • understand and promote the organization's mission
  • be familiar with the organization's programs, policies and operations
  • attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings
  • participate in fund-raising activities and special events
  • participate in aspects of the organization commensurate with your abilities (program development, communications, marketing, financial and accounting, fund-raising, grant writing and implementation, etc.)

Qualifications and Requirements:

Members will have a keen interest in supporting children and families in the community in outdoor settings to develop nature connections.

We are seeking individuals who have a background in education, early childhood education, financial management, law, non-profit and/or corporate business experience, fund-raising.

How to Apply:

email: pat@naturalpathways.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 1 2019    ID: 54857