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Call for Board Members for the Sustainable Red Deer Society - o/a ReThink Red Deer
Position: Board Member
Mission: We promote citizen-driven leadership by providing learning and practical opportunities for sustainable living in Red Deer and District.
Vision: We envision a community that is living sustainably.
ReThink Red Deer is looking to fill Board vacancies with community leaders who have expertise in non-profit volunteering, governance, and management. Particular skills we need are accounting, fundraising, marketing, and/or communications. We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary this year and have established many working relationships with organizations, businesses, agencies, and institutions in Red Deer and area. To help manage the growing number of opportunities in addition to our core projects and programs we need skilled collaborators and innovators who champion our values.
The role of the board of directors is currently administrative and we are in the middle of making the transition to a policy focus. The Board ensures the organization adheres to its mission through providing effective strategic direction, financial oversight, as well as guidance and input to the Project Leads and key volunteers. Board Members are expected to be active members of the Society by attending all board meetings, participating in the organization's campaigns and events, and by acting as good ambassadors on behalf of the Society, its members, and volunteers.
As volunteers, Board Directors commit approximately 8-10 hours per month to Board-related activities, including preparation for and participation in monthly Board meetings. Board members are elected for minimum 2-year terms, which may be renewed. All directors are required to be members of ReThink Red Deer ($25/year).
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Download the Director Application Form (PDF) and e-mail with a cover letter and resume to the attention of Rene Michalak, Project Lead, at:
Your cover letter should highlight your expertise in the above-mentioned areas and answer the question, Why are you interested in committing your time and energy to ReThink Red Deer?
For more information about ReThink Red Deer, please visit our website: http://www.ReThinkRedDeer.ca
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GoodWork ID: 38237 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 14 2017
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