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Positions: Board of Directors - Non-profit, Corporate, Regulatory, or Energy/Environmental Law
Organization: EnviroCentre
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Type: board positions (unpaid/volunteer)

About EnviroCentre

For over 20 years, Ottawa’s EnviroCentre has brought environmental change to life by helping people, organizations and communities take measurable actions to reduce their environmental footprint.

We have three main areas of focus:

  • Healthy, efficient homes
  • Connected, environmentally aware organizations
  • Engaged, sustainable communities.

For more information, please visit our website at, and our latest Annual Report for a summary of activities and impact.

The Board of Directors

The volunteer Board of Directors plays a critical role with respect to business planning, organizational strategy, governance, financial stewardship, legal and ethical integrity and overall accountability.

The Board has a maximum of nine volunteer director positions, two (2) of which are sought to be filled. Board members serve for a 3-year term.

We’re Seeking

The Nominating Committee is seeking interest from candidates who complement the Board’s existing skills and qualifications, reflect Ottawa’s diverse communities, and who have strong knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Non-profit, Corporate, Regulatory, or Energy/Environmental Law

The ideal candidate possesses a license to practice law with a strong knowledge of non-profit law, contracts, and environmental best practices. A candidate with a broad knowledge of legal due diligence requirements concerning labour, human rights, privacy, tax, and other legal expertise are welcomed. This individual possesses an ability to provide legal insights in business planning for a non-profit, social enterprise, small business and/or charitable organization. Desirable attributes include tact and diplomacy in communicating potential legal risk and liabilities with an awareness of organizational limits. An ability to anticipate legal and regulatory developments in private and public law in the changing climate, energy, and non-profit markets is highly desirable.

To Apply

Please send your résumé and cover letter describing your interest by November 4, 2021 to: EnviroCentre Board of Directors Nominating Committee, c/o Sophia Wong . Please reference “EnviroCentre Board Recruitment” in the subject line.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 29 2021    ID: 61465