Position: Director at Large - Environmental Education Resources Coordinator
Type: board member / unpaid / volunteer
Organization: Ontario Society for Environmental Education
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
The Ontario Society for Environmental Education is seeking a volunteer with experience and demonstrated expertise within the Not-For-Profit, governmental or environmental education sectors as a Director at Large, to assist with the maintenance of our digital Environmental Education resource hub.
The Ontario Society for Environmental Education (OSEE) is a Subject Association for all educators, both formal and non-formal, who are interested in integrating environmental topics into their teaching practice.
The role of a Subject Association is to offer resources, news and information about curriculum related to a specific subject matter to teachers. Subject Associations can also send representatives to attend Ministry of Education meetings and advocate for their subject area.
Currently the main avenues of OSEE’s work include:
OSEE is committed to principles of diversity, equity, respect and inclusion.
In order to ensure that we are attuned to and inclusive of these principles in our work, we are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for the volunteer role without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, community identity, national origin, age and disability.
We recognize there is much work to be done in supporting the process of establishing right relations with the Indigenous Nations whose lands we are on. In order to ensure that we are attuned to and inclusive of these principles in our work, we welcome and encourage all qualified applicants for the volunteer role without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, community identity, national origin, age and disability.
We want to be transparent as a Board about where we’re at and what we’re doing in relation to addressing racism and inequity in education and the outdoors. For further details go to: https://home.osee.ca/equity-in-the-outdoors/
We are seeking a Director at Large who will contribute to the OSEE Board by:
Providing specialised expertise in the form of managing OSEE’s digital Environmental Education resource hub, including:
Attend 9-10 online Board meetings per year, once a month in the evening
Benefits of joining the OSEE’s board
All board positions are volunteer-based. There are a number of ways as volunteers that we grow and benefit through experiences gained, as we work together to further advance EE towards becoming embedded in the Ontario school system. We encourage board members to put their energy and skills towards areas and projects which they are passionate about, and which may also advance skills-sets and expertise. We are able to offer each board member a small amount of PD money, which we encourage folks to use towards expanding one’s knowledge and experience in relation to equity in environmental education, and the outdoors.
Skills & Experience
How to apply
If interested, please send us:
A 1-2 page letter outlining:
Who you are and what connects you to OSEE’s work and values
The relevant skills and experience that you can contribute to the board role
Aspects of environmental education that you’re passionate about advancing (e.g. equity in education, Indigenous perspectives, curriculum, resource accessibility, school gardens, advocacy, or developing teacher training, etc.)
2. A resume is optional
Send your application to:
Jessie Cowe - OSEE President: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please quote the position title that you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
The deadline for applications is October 25th, 2020
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date publiée : Sep 29 2020 Numéro : 57586