Board Members, vol., Sustainability Ontario Community Energy Co-op, Toronto, Ontario
Date posted to RCEN & PlanetVolunteer: Jan 9 2017

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Position: Board Members
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Sustainability Ontario Community Energy Co-op
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Join our co-op’s volunteer board of directors

We are a renewable energy co-op looking to fill three positions on our board.

Sustainability Ontario Community Energy Co-operative (SOCEC) is a Toronto-based renewable energy co-op working with its members and partner organizations to develop and promote renewable energy projects that have a positive social and environmental impact in our communities. SOCEC was founded in 2012, in the International Year of Co-operatives, by a group of people passionate about community power.

At this stage, we are a working, hands-on, volunteer board of directors collaborating on raising membership and building partnerships, working to create and promote sustainable energy projects, raising funds and refining our organizational structure and business model. Over time, the board’s role will evolve more towards setting policies and oversight. For more information on SOCEC please visit our website

Helpful qualifications experience and background:

  • Law
  • Member Engagement
  • Project Management
  • Event Management
  • Available to attend regular monthly board meetings
  • Passionate about renewable energy and community power
  • Experience on boards, in the co-operative, non-for-profit, social enterprise, community or renewable energy sectors an asset

As a board member, you can expect to spend 5-15 hours a month on co-op related activities and deliverables. To express your interest please send your bio (no longer than 150 words) along with a note why you would like to join our board of directors to:
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by January 20th to be shared with the co-op’s members.

Our by-laws require that directors are members of the co-op. The membership fee is $20.

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