Committee Member - Reforest London - ReForest London


Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Committee Member

Suitability

Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

18

Hours Per Week

1-2 hours

Location

London, Ontario

Population Served

Adult, Children, Families, Homeless, New Citizens & Immigrants, Youth

Number of Positions

3

Time Commitment: 

  • Long-Term (6+ months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Monday, December 31, 2018

Position Description

Reforest London is a non-profit organization dedicated to partnering with our community to enhance environmental and human health in the Forest City, through the benefits of trees.

We are looking for volunteer committee members who are action-oriented and interested in sharing their voice to advocate the importance of planting trees in our community.  We hope to appoint a diverse committee and board that brings many perspectives and experience to share.

Successful candidates would use their knowledge and experience to participate as a member of one of five committees:

  • Trees - Develops strategies to further the goals of Reforest London and the Million Tree Challenge
  • Finance - Ensures the adequacy and effectiveness of the financial reporting, internal controls, management information systems and risk management, budget oversight and audit obligations.
  • Marketing - Supports and advances the marketing and outreach efforts of Reforest London and the Million Tree Challenge through the development of campaigns, tactics, events and materials
  • Fundraising - Raises funds to support our mandate and activities and increase awareness of same within the community.
  • Governance - Ensures good governance and oversight of the operation of the Board of Directors as well as the recruitment and retention of Directors.

Each committee with consist of two Board Directors and 3-6 committee members.  Committees, through the leadership of the Committee chairs, will assign tasks monthly to support their quarterly goals. Most committees will meet monthly for approximately 2 hours.

 To understand more of the importance and the impact Reforest London has on this community, please visit our website at www.reforestlondon.ca

To apply, please email a resume and a brief statement outlining why you are interested volunteering on a committee of Reforest London.

Skills Preferred

Great Interpersonal skills, networking ability
Strong time management and organizational skills
Previous committee/board experience
Knowledge in non-profit an asset
Advanced language skills

Activities

  • Committee Member

Required Qualifications/Training

Completion in Post Secondary education in any of the following:
Finance/Accounting, Marketing Fundraising, Law Environmental studies
Human Resources or Volunteer Management
Governance knowledge of registered charities an asset

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Dale Jardine

Deadline to Apply: 

Monday, December 31, 2018
P.O. Box 25144, Stn. B
London N6C 6A9
519-936-9548
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