Member of Board of Directors (Open Call)

Time commitment: Minimum 3-5 hours/month volunteer commitment, in addition to Active Learning Club (details below), minimum 3-year term


Application deadline: Ongoing basis, as needed


Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with diverse experiences (ideally Board experience included) to join our Board of Directors at SUTE. In particular, we are seeking individuals with CPA certification, experience in financial or legal sectors, or those that have significant experience in other sectors that can offer additional structural support with regards to financial oversight and fund management/development.

  • Participating in the Active Learning Club (ALC), which is a monthly meeting or asynchronous activity (mandatory for all members of Shake Up The Establishment) where we continue one's on-going education on climate and social justice issues in our society, to consistently decolonize our activism and strive to practice better allyship. The structure of the ALC involves individual reading/viewing of educational material, followed by a reflective meeting or task.



Qualifications:

  • We strongly encourage you to make clear any additional qualifications you possess which are relevant to be considered in the context of our Board of Directors.

  • Multilingual ability with French and English, but also additional spoken, written and sign languages is considered an asset.

  • We strongly value abilities to work collaboratively with others, maintaining confidentiality as needed for projects and deliverables that require it and good organization skills.

  • Any academic background welcome; In particular, transdisciplinary backgrounds and those with traditional, ancestral or cultural ways of knowing are assets we value which critically contribute towards the richness and impact of our work.

  • Excellent communication skills and time management, particularly when working with those in different timezones and in an exclusively virtual environment.

  • Previous experience as a community organizer, working with registered non-profits and/or community groups is highly valued.

  • Must be technologically proficient (or a quick learner), and needs to have access to a device to engage in our work - however we encourage you to apply and if you are experiencing accessibility barriers for this, please reach out and we will do our best to accommodate this.