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Join our Board of Directors

Do you have a passion for food and Toronto’s world-class culinary scene? Do you want to make a meaningful impact in your community and meet some cool people along the way?

If so, you’ve come to the right place.

We are looking for volunteers to join the Board of Directors and help our young organization take the next step towards fulfilling our mission. Our current focus is on expanding our fundraising activities and creating a portfolio of engaged sponsors and partners whose values align with ours.

Available Positions

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

  • Director (multiple seats available)

Ideally, directors would have professional experience and a network of contacts in one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Finance

  • Law

  • Non-profits

  • Hospitality management or culinary arts

  • Marketing or communications

  • Fundraising and development

What would you be doing?

Directors of the Board are required to serve a minimum of one term (12 months) with an average monthly commitment of 4 - 6 hours.

The Board meets formally four times per year and informally on an ad hoc basis to carry out the following activities:

  • Strategic planning

  • Strong fiduciary oversight and financial management

  • Fundraising and resource development

  • Enhancing the organization’s public image

  • Representing the organization at public events

  • Assessing its own performance as the governing body of the organization

Directors of the Board are expected to:

  • Understand our mission, bylaws, and qualified donee eligibility criteria

  • Help our organization develop policies and procedures to support future growth

  • Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements

  • Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization. This includes being fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission.

  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the organization’s mission

  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings

  • Participate fully in one or more committees

The Board of Directors also has some fun along the way while strengthening ties with communities across the GTA!

How to Apply

If this opportunity interests you, please complete the form below.

Deadline to Apply

September 30th, 2019

Name *
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Please describe how your professional and/or volunteer experience makes you a good match for Dine to Donate's Board of Directors.
How do you hope to contribute to the organization and benefit from your volunteer experience?
Are there any circumstances that may prevent you from completing a minimum one year term?