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Position: Director, Ontario EcoSchools (EcoSchools Canada) Board of Directors
Type: Volunteer board of directors positions
Organization: Ontario EcoSchools
Location: anywhere in Ontario

Start Date: Ongoing
Term: 3 years
Commitment: 5-10 hours / month

Background on Ontario EcoSchools

Ontario EcoSchools strives to nurture environmental leaders, reduce the ecological impact of schools, and build environmentally responsible school communities. To do this, we certify K-12 schools, create a vibrant provincial network, support strong EcoTeams, and share environmental toolkits and resources. We serve a network of nearly 1,900 schools and 58 school boards across Ontario. Please visit our website for more information at

Ontario EcoSchools’ legal name is EcoSchools Canada which is a registered charity and is governed by an elected Board of Directors. We are currently looking to fill three to four (3-4) open positions. The Board of Directors provides governance, leadership, and financial oversight to our staff and operations.

This year, the Board of Directors is looking for individuals with the following qualifications, expertise and experience:

  • Fundraising
  • HR
  • Governance
  • Marketing and Public Relations

Assets for individuals wishing to apply include:

  • Previous board experience

To be eligible for a seat on the Board of Directors, an individual must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Not have a bankruptcy that is undischarged

Responsibilities of a Board member include:

  • Attend and participate in regular Board meetings (approx. once every 2 months)
  • Sit on and actively participate in at least one Board committee: Fundraising, Governance, Finance
  • Stay informed about the organization and attend at least one program event each year

If you are a self-motivated individual who is passionate about advancing environmental learning and action in K-12 schools and wants to help Ontario EcoSchools achieve its goals, please submit an application through our online nomination form and send a CV/resume to:
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We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis.

The Board of Directors, in accordance with Ontario EcoSchools Board Recruitment Strategy, is committed to recruiting, nominating, and supporting skilled candidates for the Board that reflect the diversity of our program participants and Ontario at large. Ontario EcoSchools encourages Board applications from women, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members who live outside of the downtown core, and members of First Nations, LGBT, cultural, religious, and linguistic communities.

If you have any questions about the application process, or the Board itself, please contact us at:
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We thank you for your interest and support!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 5 2018    ID: 46356