Steering Committee Member

(Guelph Tool Library)

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Position ID: V-GUE0057 Last Modified: 25 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 25 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementA world where communities find joy in sharing
ContactSarah Dermer, Volunteer Coordinator, Guelph Tool Library; Phone: (519) 836-7909; Email: volcoordinator@guelphtoollibrary.org
DutiesThe Steering Committee runs the day to day operations of the Guelph Tool Library and is responsible for creating and administering sub-committees as the needs of the Guelph Tool Library requires. The Steering Committee works by consensus and each member of the Steering Committee has an equal say in the operation of the Guelph Tool Library.  
 
We are seeking a volunteer who is able to : 
-provide expert input to the ongoing development of the Guelph Tool Library 
-provide Human Resources expertise, to assist us in our charitable status application 
-identify and monitor priorities, risks, timelines and quality of Guelph Tool Library projects 
-provide support, guidance, decision-making and oversight of progress to Guelph Tool Library projects 
-help balance conflicting priorities and resources 
-foster positive communication
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Climate Action
BenefitsHelp guide the Guelph Tool Library as it grows to service more people in Guelph. The Guelph Tool Library is a newly formed organization that incorporated in August of 2019. Operating since 2016 it has over 500 members with an inventory of 800 tools. Since opening we have completed almost 8000 loans and diverted over 5000 kg of waste from landfill through our programming.  
 
The Guelph Tool Library has plans to grow and expand on the work it is currently doing around promoting a zero waste lifestyle, poverty reduction, and fighting climate change.
ClientsGuelph Tool Library members, anyone through our Repair Cafes, public events and partners.
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Mentorship / Leadership
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing ; We are seeking an individual who has: 
 
-passion for the mission and work of the Guelph Tool Library 
-strong personal and professional integrity and values 
-a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals 
-extensive experience with significant leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector  
-a commitment to and understanding of the Guelph Tool Library’s members and partners
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Minimum Hours8 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/guelphtoollibrary/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/gtoollibrary/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/gtoollibrary
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Organization NameGuelph Tool Library
Office Phone519-836-7909
E-Mailinfo@guelphtoollibrary.org
Websiteguelphtoollibrary.org
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham St N, Unit 18A
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
Mailing Address42 Carden St 
Guelph, On N1H 3A2