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Positions: Board members
Type: non-profit board of directors / unpaid
Organization: Clean Annapolis River Project
Location: Annapolis Royal-Digby-Middleton-Kingston, Nova Scotia

Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP) is seeking volunteer candidates for the Board of Directors.

CARP is a community based environmental organization that will be celebrating thirty years of action in 2020.

We are driven by our mission is to enhance the ecological health of the Annapolis River watershed for current and future generations through science, leadership, and community engagement.

We are seeking new Board members to help us ensure that our organization continues to thrive as we work to support our communities address key environmental issues. More information on past and current projects can be found on the CARP website: http://www.annapolisriver.ca

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month with the exception of August.

Roles and Responsibilities for Directors of the Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP).

Serving on a not for profit board is a volunteer position but it is a very important position. CARP's board provides direction, guidance and oversight to the organization's operations and finances. Board members have a responsibility to the organization, staff, volunteers as well as the members of the organization. Some of the expectations and roles of a board member are as follows:

  • Attend monthly meetings or call/email ‘Regrets’ if unable to attend.
  • Prepare for meetings by reading minutes of the previous meeting, agenda, financial statements and any attachments.
  • Review by-laws and board policies annually.
  • Review the strategic plan on an annual basis.
  • Actively participate in board discussions.
  • Be prepared to move the meeting forward by moving and seconding motions.
  • Participate in committee work as required.
  • Attend annual general meeting.
  • Pay membership dues in full and on time.
  • Maintain knowledge of director legal obligations.
  • Conduct annual board self-evaluation.
  • Be prepared to donate volunteer hours to a project or activity.
  • Check, read and respond to correspondence on a regular basis.
  • Be prepared to support CARP financially at a level you feel is significant.

For more information or to submit a request for consideration on the board please email Mark Hebert, President at president@annapolisriver.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 23 2019    ID: 55230