Are you looking for a challenging and meaningful volunteer position?

We are currently seeking applications for our Board of Directors.

The responsibilities of our board are as follows:

  • Follow basic co-operative director responsibilities as outlined here.
  • Attend monthly board meetings.
  • Serve 1-3 year term.
  • Ensure we meet our legal & fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Ensure we are in keeping with our bylaws.
  • Support our mission and mandate.
  • Uphold Co-op Values & Principles.
  • Help support the sustainability of the organization.

Perks include:

  • Membership to The Commons and access to our resources
  • Helping strategically shape a Startup Organization being built from the ground up
  • Opportunities to network, collaborate and grow an innovative space

Qualities we are seeking include, but are not limited to:

  • Free time, energy & passion for our mission.
  • Patience with startup issues, system-building and bringing order to chaos.
  • Individuals with book keeping and/or accounting skills
  • Aptitudes for social enterprise, business planning & entrepreneurship
  • Individuals associated with Mount Allison
  • Individuals with an aptitude for fundraising
  • Individuals with strong organizational qualities
  • Individuals knowledgeable in co-operatives and non-profits
  • Individuals invested in social inclusion and welfare
  • Great ambassadors for our organization

Please note that all board members must become owner members of the Commons ($5 lifetime membership fee). This can be arranged should you become a Director.

How to apply:

E-mail a letter outlining your experience and stating your interest before January 18, 2021.