The Ontario Society for Environmental Education is seeking a volunteer with experience and demonstrated expertise within the not-for-profit, governmental or environmental education sectors as a Director at Large, to assist with the coordination of our annual conference, EcoLinks.
The Ontario Society for Environmental Education (OSEE) is a Subject Association for all educators, both formal and non-formal, who are interested in integrating environmental topics into their teaching practice.
The role of a Subject Association is to offer resources, news and information about curriculum related to a specific subject matter to teachers. Subject Associations can also send representatives to attend Ministry of Education meetings and advocate for their subject area.
Currently the main avenues of OSEE’s work include
OSEE is committed to principles of diversity, equity, respect and inclusion.
In order to ensure that we are attuned to and inclusive of these principles in our work, we welcome and encourage all qualified applicants for the volunteer role without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, community identity, national origin, age and disability.
We recognize there is much work to be done in supporting the process of establishing right relations with the Indigenous Nations whose lands we are situated upon. OSEE encourages applications from Indigenous people and others who have worked in the area of facilitating relations between Ontario education, environmental education and Indigenous perspectives and worldviews.
We are seeking a Director at Large who will contribute to the OSEE Board by:
Providing specialised expertise in the form of coordinating and implementing OSEE’s annual spring conference, EcoLinks (Toronto), including:
Skills & Experience
Benefits of joining the OSEE’s board
All board positions are volunteer-based. We invite and encourage individuals who wish to grow their skills and experience in relation to EE, strategic planning, and education and board administration.
As an OSEE board member, you will encounter diverse opportunities to take part in environmental education PD and knowledge exchange, and to work and learn alongside peers who share a passion for advancing EE in the Ontario school system. We work collaboratively and encourage board members to share their unique talents and interests by animating projects that both advance one’s personal professional experience, and OSEE’s work.
How to apply
If interested, please fill out the below Google form. Please note, the form on it’s own is sufficient as your application, but you can optionally upload a cover letter &/or resume.
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The deadline for applications is January 16th, 2022 at midnight.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 1 2021 ID: 61682