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Positions: Volunteer Board of Directors
Organization: ACO London
Location: London / Middlesex County / St. Thomas / Elgin County, Ontario

We’re searching for forward-thinking and community-oriented individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. At our forthcoming AGM this Spring, we will have openings for new board members. If you're a creative problem-solver, a big-picture thinker, and a culture lover, we would love to work with you. Help us ensure that London truly is a sustainable and unique city - let's build PastForward!

What are we looking for?

  • People who are at ease with technology
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • People who are organized and professional

Board responsibilities include:

  • Participation in monthly board meetings (currently 3rd Thursday of every month, summer typically excluded)
  • Active involvement and support of ACO London’s events, projects, & committees
  • Championing ACO London & heritage conservation through community networking & advocacy
  • Engagement in relevant continuing education opportunities (some funding available)
  • Being an ambassador for ACO London

Skills/experience in any of these areas would be an asset:

  • Advocacy / Government relations
  • Networking / Partnerships
  • Project Management
  • Governance / Policy
  • Sponsorship / Fundraising
  • Event Planning
  • Communications

Board terms are two years with the option to renew up to three consecutive terms (6 years). There is a commitment of approximately 4–6 hours per month, depending on the time of year. The successful applicants will be expected to commit to a minimum of one 2-year term and, if not already a member, join ACO London.

Architectural Conservancy Ontario - London Region (ACO London) is committed to conserving London area’s heritage architecture through advocacy and public awareness. We support and encourage architectural conservation through the creative reuse and re-purposing of older buildings, the creation of Heritage Conservation Districts to protect our historic neighbourhoods, and the active retention and maintenance of London area’s unique history as embodied by its built heritage.

ACO London is a volunteer-based community organization founded over 55 years ago with the threatened destruction of London’s original financial buildings, the Ridout Street Complex, now a National Historic Site (and currently under threat of unsympathetic development).


To Apply

Please submit a letter of interest and/or a current résumé to Jenny Grainger, Nominations Committee, ACO London at info@acolondon.ca . We welcome inquiries from people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Prior experience as a board member is not necessary, and is considered an asset.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 10, 2022.

Thank you for your interest in ACO London!


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 10 2022    ID: 62368