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Position: Board of Directors
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: LEAF
Location: anywhere in Canada

Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) is seeking experienced professionals to fulfill volunteer roles for our Board of Directors.

About LEAF

Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) is Canada’s only nationwide, non-profit foodservice certification program. Established in 2009, LEAF helps restaurants reduce their environmental impact and makes it easy for patrons to identify green restaurants. We work with all types of foodservice facilities including restaurants, cafes, food trucks, campuses and tourist locations, and are currently focused on growing the program throughout North America and Europe.

Positions to be filled include (please refer to the bottom of this posting for more detailed descriptions):

  • Board President

  • Chair, Strategy and Business Development

  • Chair, Funding & Sponsorship

  • Treasurer


  • Participate in online Board meetings three times a year with the potential for additional meetings during key strategic decisions or issues/crisis.

  • Provide insight, expertise, guidance and direction to the organization

  • Leverage my network to find volunteers, sponsors, and or/partners when needed.

  • Move forward on action items that are related to Board role

The time commitment will average between 5-10 hours a month, which includes fulfilling action items, correspondence with LEAF, meetings and pre-reading. Terms are 2 years, and may be extended.

Location: work from anywhere in Canada

Interested parties are encouraged to send a letter of interest and CV to

Those selected for interviews will be contacted in August.

Position details:

Board President

  • Exceptional leadership skills and experience

  • Passion for environmental causes

  • Previous Board experience preferred.

  • Helps create content for Board meetings

  • Liaison with LEAF president

  • Available for media opportunities

  • Co-directs/leads the Board meetings with the president

  • Lead on the Board strategy

  • Helps review Board applications

Funding & Sponsorship Chair

  • Experience in securing sponsors and developing relationships with partners

  • Experience writing and fulfilling sponsorship strategy

  • Experience successfully securing grant funding

  • Provides counsel, direction and support for LEAF’s sponsorship and funding efforts

  • Board lead on sponsorship, grant and development volunteers


  • Business background

  • High-level of financial literacy

  • Non-profit experience preferred

  • Providing context and information on LEAF’s financials

Strategy and Business Development Chair

  • Background in business strategy

  • Previous Board experience preferred

  • Co-lead on LEAF strategic plan with president

  • Provides counsel on expansion plans and business decisions

Interested parties are encouraged to send a letter of interest and CV to:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jul 28 2019    Numéro : 54312