Call for Board Members 2017/2018

Posted on March 27, 2017

Green Calgary is Calgary’s leading urban environmental organization and a dynamic social enterprise committed to empowering Calgarians to create healthy homes, workplaces, and communities. Green Calgary is a non-profit, registered charitable organization that has been addressing a wide range of pressing urban environmental issues in our city since 1978. In addition to providing information and raising awareness, our organization strives to provide the specific tools and resources that empower individuals and groups to make positive environmental changes. 

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Green Calgary is seeking community leaders to join our Board of Directors in 2017/18. The board provides leadership to Green Calgary in the areas of organizational direction, policy, strategic planning, and fiduciary accountability. We aim to attract skilled and committed individuals to help Green Calgary fulfill its mandate. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Be passionate about improving our communities through reduction of environmental impact  
  • Possess a track-record of community leadership and active participation  
  • Be independent of the City of Calgary Administration or Council  
  • Possess skills and experience in the areas of:  Marketing/Media/Public Relations, Fundraising, Environmental Programming and Risk Management 
  • Have prior board level experience with a non-profit organization  

The board meets once a month and each board member is asked to serve on at least one standing committee, which may include, but is not limited to: 

  • Finance 
  • Risk Management 
  • Nominating (i.e. Recruitment) 
  • Governance and Policy 

This is a working board and therefore some reading and work outside of these meetings is often required. Directors are expected to make a two-year commitment. 

Applications are welcomed from everyone, including: women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. It is our aim to have a Board which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

Submissions will be accepted until April 7, 2017. The Nominating committee will contact those applicants selected for an interview no later than April 19, 2017. 

Please submit your expression of interest and current resume to:  

or Attn: HR Committee re: Board Recruitment 

Green Calgary Association 

#100, 301 - 14th Street NW 

Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1