The Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust (ORMLT) is a registered charity that has secured 60 properties with over 4,480 acres (1800 hectares) of land on the ecologically significant Oak Ridges Moraine and adjacent lands, by means of conservation easements, donations and land purchases.
ORMLT is currently recruiting new Directors for its Board of Directors (Board). As a Director, you will be directing the affairs of the Land Trust in accordance with its objectives, constitution and bylaws, applicable legislation, and approved strategic and business plans.
We welcome people from diverse communities to join our Board. ORMLT is committed to being an inclusive organization. We recognize that diversity and inclusion among our Members, volunteers, staff and Board is integral to fulfilling the Land Trust’s Mission.
We are particularly interested in finding new Board members who have some combination of the following:
As a member of the Board, each Director serves in a position of confidence for the organization and is responsible for the effective governance and corporate health of the Land Trust.
What you bring:
Each Director is expected to invest 6 to 10 hours per month in related activity of the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust.
Term of office: Directors are elected by the Membership at the Annual General Meeting. Directors serve for a three year term and may be re-elected for two full terms of office.
Where: Board meetings take place monthly, usually on the first Wednesday of the month, in the evening, at a central York Region location and/or by videoconference.
Our Commitment to You: new Directors will be provided with orientation, training and information in support of their responsibilities and will be supported by staff and other Directors in carrying out Land Trust activities. New Directors will be given an opportunity to work in areas of ability or interest and are encouraged to learn new skills relevant to their service of the Land Trust. New Directors will be part of a team that treats each other with respect while also encouraging everyone to share their insights, ideas, skills, knowledge and experience.
What’s in it for you?
Build and enhance your skills, meet interesting people and be part of a great charitable organization that dedicates its efforts to the protection and management of the ecologically significant Oak Ridges Moraine.
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