Positions: Board Members
Type: board of directors / volunteer
Organization: Green Communities Canada
Location: anywhere in Canada
Green Communities Canada is looking for two volunteers who share our passion for the environment to join our national Board of Directors.
As a Director you will participate in deliberations and decisions regarding strategic direction, programming, fundraising, policy, and finance. The annual time commitment is approximately 30 hours, including an in-person retreat held each fall in Toronto. Quarterly meetings are held via web-conferencing.
We welcome applicants from all career stages (beginning, mid-career, and retirees), with particular expertise currently being sought in Human Resources, Law, and/or Revenue Development.
GREEN COMMUNITIES CANADA — BOARD MEMBER
You care about the environment. You are concerned about climate change, the continued availability of clean water and the integrity of our ecosystems. You recognize and value our connection to our natural surroundings as an extension of our health: physical, economic and social. Importantly, you would like to be involved with a creative, positive and growing organization that addresses those values through practical and engaging solutions.
Green Communities Canada (GCC) is looking for board members who share our vision and excitement, and who recognize the opportunities and importance of this unique challenge.
Founded in 1995, we work with member organizations and partners to deliver innovative and practical community programs, with big wins for environment, health, economy, and infrastructure. Our diverse programs address home energy efficiency, green infrastructure approaches to stormwater management, active school travel, and more. Our members deliver dozens of other dynamic programs of their own.
GCC is a national non-profit, based in Peterborough, Ontario, with staff in Ottawa, Toronto, and Hamilton. We have a 12-member national board of directors, and 15 member organizations across the country.
Two Board positions are currently open. We welcome applicants at all career stages (beginning, mid-career, and retirees), with particular expertise in Human Resources, Law, and/or Revenue Development.
A Director is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of strategic direction, programming, fundraising, policy, and finance. The annual time commitment is approximately 30 hours. Directors serve for a three-year renewable term. Director nominations are ratified by GCC members at the annual AGM.
As a member of the GCC board, a director will be part of a group that is responsible for:
In the fulfilment of these responsibilities, Board members are expected to:
There are numerous benefits to joining the GCC board. They include:
Applications must include the following information presented in a single pdf file:
Please submit your application to Mary Anna Zakula at:
Applications will be received until Monday 8 June, noon ET.
The election of Board members takes place during Green Communities Canada’s Annual General Meeting, 22 June 2020.
Further information, including Board terms and roles and responsibilities, here.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 24 2020 ID: 56195