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Edmonton Tool Library
Volunteer Board Member
Closing Date: March 15th, 2021
Now, more than ever, we understand the need for community-- we would love to have you join ours! This volunteer position provides the opportunity to develop community connections and gain experience in a supportive and friendly environment.
The Edmonton Tool Library (ETL) is a registered not-for-profit society in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, which provides affordable access to hand, power, and garden tools for its members. Through this work we strengthen the social (sharing) economy in Edmonton and reduce our impact on the environment.
As a Board Member, you will assist the organization with policy creation, financial oversight, fundraising, marketing and overall strategic direction. The ETL is an operating board, so you will also work monthly shifts at the library.
Desired Skills: We’re looking for people who are passionate about sustainability and making their community a better place to be by encouraging the sharing of tools, knowledge, and skills in a welcoming, inclusive and creative environment. Skills or experience in any of the following areas would be considered assets but are not required to apply: finance and accounting, fundraising, grant writing, human resources, marketing and communications/social media, board governance, use and maintenance of hand and power tools, library and/or inventory management.
Note: This year the Edmonton Tool Library will be recruiting for the following Executive Roles: Secretary, and Treasurer.
Commitment: Successful candidates will be required to:
Work Location: Edmonton Tool Library, Bellevue Community League, 7308 112 Ave, Edmonton, AB.
How to apply: Applications sent via email are preferred. Please include a resume and letter of interest saved as one file. Please submit all applications to email@example.com.
Download a PDF of the Job Posting here.
This past year has had its challenges, but we have continued to move forward thanks to the support of our members and community, as well as the positive attitude of our team. Looking to the future, we remain optimistic, flexible, and ready to work with new members and ideas-- we can’t wait to meet you!
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are still temporarily closed and will remain so until the city and government officials, as well as our board, deem it safe to operate. In the meantime, stay safe Edmonton!
The ETL Team
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