Focus on Nature Board Member

(Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch - Mailing Address)

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Position ID: V-GUE2419 Last Modified: 28 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 28 Jul 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementInspiring young people to connect with nature
ContactSimon Bell, President, Focus on Nature; Email:
DutiesThe Focus on Nature Board of Directors is seeking candidates to replace three members who must step away by September, 2021. Could one of them be you? 
We seek community board members from Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton and Halton to fill board positions. This rare opportunity offers one of three candidates to be mentored into executive leadership in the role of Vice-President or President. 
Our board meets monthly. Board members participate in various board committee such as: Program, Budget, Strategic Planning, Fundraising. Responsibilities include: support of our Executive Director and staff; ensuring compliance with Ontario legislation; and support of policy direction and evaluation. 
We are a non-profit charity expanding across southwestern Ontario, dedicated to improving children’s well-being, expanding their vital connections to nature through photography. 
Go to for more information, and do email us if you would like to apply!
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education
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BenefitsShare your passion for photography, nature and inspiring youth through Board leadership.
ClientsFocus on Nature offers online and in-class workshops, plus camps to children and youth in Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Halton and Hamilton.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Nature / Environment
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; Passion for youth, education and the arts an asset. An interest in providing support to a growing organization. Individuals may also have an interest in curriculum development and nature conservancy
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; 2 Year Terms; maximum of 6 years
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours8 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Evening (6:30-8:30pm) 
Board meets the 2nd or 3rd Tuesday of the month. Advanced notice (min. 7 days) will be given to confirm date of meeting.
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsGuelph: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total. 
Board members may represent the regions of: Kitchener-Waterloo, Halton, Hamilton, as well as Guelph-Wellington.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsPassionate about nature, children and photography? Help Focus on Nature with their Mission: connecting kids to nature through photography.
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Start DateOn or after 01 Sep 2021
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Organization NameFocus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch - Mailing Address
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Guelph, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1601 
Guelph, ON N1H 6R7