Help to Make Toronto a Greener City For All by Joining TEA’s Board of Directors

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) is currently seeking new Board members to join its Board of Directors. 

For over 30 years, TEA has been advocating on behalf of all Torontonians for a green, healthy and equitable city. TEA is a registered non-profit that is recognized Canada-wide for our municipal work on climate change, waste and pollution prevention, and other issues that are critical to the health and well-being of Toronto residents. To promote a greener Toronto, TEA works with concerned individuals, workers, grassroots organizations, businesses, professional associations, and elected officials.

We’re looking for two candidates to join our inclusive and diverse board of directors. You’ll have a chance to help set policies for the organization, shape TEA’s strategic plan, and strengthen our relationships across the city. Please note that this position is unpaid.

Board members are expected to:

  • Attend and meaningfully contribute to approximately ten board meetings each year
  • Participate in committees of the board as needed
  • Represent and advocate for TEA at internal and external events
  • Supervise and support the Executive Director
  • Participate in and support aspects of the organization appropriate to your abilities
  • Commit to a two-year term
  • All members of the board share these responsibilities. There are opportunities to take on other roles including: Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Equity Officer, and/or participation on committees.

We are seeking candidates with the following skillsets:

  • Fundraising
  • Human resources policies
  • Legal

Other experiences valued:

  • Experience working or volunteering within the non-profit sector
  • Experience working in the public sector 
  • Commitment to social justice and anti-oppression
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the work of TEA

If you are interested in joining TEA’s Board of Directors please send a letter and résumé to chair@torontoenvironment.org by Monday, July 20, 2020.

 

Black, Indigenous and racialized people, people with Disabilities / Disabled people, 2SLGBTQI+ people, and women are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

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