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Positions: Board members
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Upper Canada Fibreshed
Location: anywhere within 400km of Toronto/GTA

We're building a regional fibre system centered around local fibres, local dyes, and local labour.

About Us

The Upper Canada Fibreshed is a not-for-profit organization.

Since 2016, the Upper Canada Fibreshed has been working with local fibre farmers, artists and mills within a 400 km radius of Toronto in Ontario to demonstrate the potential of a reinvigorated Canadian natural fibre value-chain for textile production. This model enables more meaningful and direct connections between producers and consumers, changing the way we make, shop and use textiles.

Our Board

We are currently recruiting board members to join our team at the Upper Canada Fibreshed who are passionate about our cause and can contribute to the growth of our movement. To serve as advocates and ambassadors for our mission and strategy.

We believe in good governance which includes accountability, transparency, responsiveness, consensus oriented, participation, efficiency, inclusivity and diversity.

Skills Required

  • Fundraising – help to raise money and retain members
  • Participation – in bi-monthly board meetings and annual events
  • Communication – strong communication skills
  • Teamwork – teamwork and team management skills

Contact Us

If you are interested in joining our Board, please let us know. We can be reached by email at:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 28 2020    ID: 55791