Board Members - Architectural Conservancy Ontario - London Region


Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Board Member, Committee Member

Suitability

Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

18+

Hours Per Week

2-3

Location

London, Ontario

Population Served

Adult

Number of Positions

2

Time Commitment: 

  • Long-Term (6+ months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Position Description

We’re searching for forward-thinking and community-oriented individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. At our forthcoming AGM we will have openings for new Board members including Vice-President which is an Officer position. If you're a creative problem-solver, a big-picture thinker, and a culture lover we'd love to work with you. Help us ensure that London truly is a sustainable and unique city - let's build PastForward!

Board responsibilities include:
• Participation in monthly Board meetings (1st Monday of every month, summer excluded)
• Active involvement and support of ACO London’s events, projects & committees
• Championing ACO London & heritage conservation through community networking & advocacy
• Engagement in relevant continuing education opportunities (some funding available)
• Being an ambassador for ACO London

Skills/experience in any of these areas would be an asset:
• Governance / Policy
• Advocacy / Government relations
• Sponsorship / Fundraising
• Marketing / PR / Communications
• Event Planning
• Project Management
• Networking / Partnerships

Board terms are two years with the option to renew up to three consecutive terms (6 years). There is a commitment of approximately 8–10 hours per month, depending on the time of year. The successful applicant will be expected to commit to a minimum of one 2-year term and, if not already a member, join ACO London.

Architectural Conservancy Ontario - London Region (ACO London) is committed to conserving London area’s heritage architecture through advocacy and public awareness. We support and encourage architectural conservation through the creative reuse and repurposing of older buildings, the creation of Heritage Conservation Districts to protect our historic neighbourhoods, and the active retention and maintenance of London area’s unique history as embodied by its built heritage.

ACO London is a volunteer-based community organization founded over 50 years ago with the threatened destruction of London’s original financial buildings, the Ridout Street Complex, now a National Historic Site.

Additional Opportunity Information

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a current resumé. We welcome enquiries from people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Prior experience as a Board member is not necessary, but is considered an asset. Thank you for your interest in ACO London!

Skills Preferred

Innovative and strategic thinking
Creative problem solving
Networking abilities
Ease with technology
Excellent interpersonal communication
Organized and professional

Activities

  • Board Member
  • Committee Member

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Maggie Whalley, Nominations Committee, ACO London

Deadline to Apply: 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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