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Focus on Nature Board Member

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

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Position ID: V-GUE2419 Last Modified: 09 Oct 2020 Last Full Update: 09 Oct 2020
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementInspiring young people to connect with nature
ContactRosanne Morris, President, Focus on Nature; Email: riverstones@sympatico.ca
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? 
 
This rare opportunity will provide one of three interested candidates the opportunity to be mentored into the available executive positions on our non-profit board: Vice-President or President. 
 
As a charity dedicated to improving children’s well-being and expanding their vital connections to nature through photography, we would value your experience, commitment and drive to keep our program growing! 
 
The role of the Board is to ensure that FON establishes and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Meetings focus on planning, policy-making, and evaluation.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
More Info Linkwww.focusonnature.ca/
BenefitsShare your passion for photography, nature and inspiring youth through Board leadership.
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
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.
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
AccessibilityUnknown
Number of PositionsGuelph: 3 individual(s) 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation
Application Deadline01 Dec 2020
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsPassionate about nature, children and photography? Help Focus on Nature with their Mission: connecting kids to nature through photography.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Focus-on-Nature-360707007028/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/focusonnatureca
Start DateOn or after 02 Nov 2020
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Organization NameFocus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch - Mailing Address
Websitewww.focusonnature.ca
Address & Map
Guelph, ON
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 1601 
Guelph, ON N1H 6R7