Board members needed, vol., Transition Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Date posted to RCEN & PlanetVolunteer: Feb 20 2017

BOARD OPPORTUNITY

Position: Board Member
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Transition Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario

ABOUT TRANSITION TORONTO

Transition Toronto is the Toronto chapter of the global Transition Movement, a community-level solution to the problems of oil depletion and climate change. Our vision is of a Toronto made up of interconnected neighbourhoods that are locally resilient. Our projects include EcoFair at the Barns, TreeMobile, work on an alternative currency, and yardsharing.

Our mission:

  • Build connections between individuals, neighbourhoods, and local government to increase community engagement
  • Encourage and enable individuals to reduce fossil fuel dependency
  • Empower people to retain or increase their quality of life
  • Identify, develop, and share local resources
  • Inspire and support positive action for community solutions to increase local resilience.

Are you looking for a meaningful way to make a difference in our city and in the environment? Apply to join our volunteer Board of Directors!

BOARD MEMBER

Responsibilities of the Board Member:

  • Provide leadership to Transition Toronto, helping to set the strategy and direction of our grassroots, volunteer-run organization
  • Provide strategic oversight, ensuring projects undertaken by the organization align with our mission and values
  • Provide governance, ensuring the organization and its Board adheres to the organization's by-laws
  • Attend and participate in quarterly Board of Directors meetings
  • If elected, perform Board Secretary responsibilities, such as annual filings and minute-taking

Qualifications:

  • Experience in and commitment to environmental issues
  • Knowledge of the Transition Towns Movement
  • Experience on committees and/or Boards
  • Works well in a group/team environment
  • If elected to the Board Secretary role, attention to detail, record-keeping and organizational skills

Benefits:

  • Develop experience in organizational leadership and governance
  • Meet and volunteer alongside like-minded people
  • Be a part of making a difference in the city

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your interest for the role to:
andrew mask transitiontoronto.org*
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we will contact suitable applicants for an interview. The posting will be available until the position is filled. Thank you!



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