Board of Directors

(Yorklands Green Hub)

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Position ID: V-GUE2687 Last Modified: 19 Feb 2022 Last Full Update: 19 Feb 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementOpening Green Doors to the Future
ContactLynn Bestari or Norah Chaloner, Secretary, Yorklands Green Hub; Phone: 519-803-2524 * 519-400-0049; Email: lbestari@yorklandsgreenhub.ca
DutiesThe Yorklands Green Hub Board of Directors is currently a working board of volunteers.  
 
Our mission is to open green doors to the future by promoting sustainable conservation, environmental education and public enjoyment at the former Guelph Correctional Centre lands. We are seeking to fill 2 positions: 2 Members-at-Large. Terms are for 2 or 3 years by choice of nominee.   
 
Nominations will be accepted with a review of the skills we are in need of, followed by an interview.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education ; Clean Water and Sanitation ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Climate Action
ClientsYORKLANDS GREEN HUB aims to create for Ontario’s public domain a self-sustaining education, demonstration, and research hub (living lab) at the provincially owned former Guelph Correctional Centre (GCC).  
 
Yorklands Green Hub will bring together businesses, organizations, and people of all ages and interests – to learn, work, share and innovate, with the common purpose of being engaged stewards of our land, food, water, and our overall wellbeing.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Board of Directors ; Committees ; Nature / Environment ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Experience in real estate, finance, urban planning, fundraising and business, nonprofit experience would be most welcomed.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; The Board of Directors meets one evening a month, with each Director acting either as the liaison or chair of a committee with some intermittent meetings as required.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours7 / Month
SeasonsYear Round ; The Board meets once a month.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location42 Carden Street Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation
TransportationNear public transit
CostAnnual membership dues: $20 waged, $10 unwaged.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsWe are in need of individuals who are committed to our mission and vision and are willing to fully participate in the workings of the board.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Yorklands-Green-Hub-506826459431637/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/yorklandsgreenhub
WordPress WordPress: www.yorklandsgreenhub.ca
Start DateOn or after 19 Feb 2022
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Organization NameYorklands Green Hub
E-Mailinfo@yorklandsgreenhub.ca
Websiteyorklandsgreenhub.ca
Mailing Address10C Shared Space 
42 Carden St 
Guelph, ON N1H 3A2