Director Position Opening

The Calgary Horticultural Society Board of Directors is seeking to fill an immediate vacancy for the position of Director/Board Secretary. This volunteer role requires a minimum two-year term commitment as well as availability for approximately ten hours per month to attend Board and Committee meetings and attend Society events. Applicants must have previous experience in an administrative role, be familiar with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Though gardening expertise is not a must, support for our mission and organizational goals are key.

About the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance and financial accountability of the organization. The Board sets strategic direction and budgets and provides oversight of the Executive Director. Additionally, Directors are expected to advocate for the Society within the community and to serve as ambassadors at its public events.

About the Society

Our Mission

To encourage gardening for the enhancement of our environment and quality of life.

Our Values

  • We put the fun into gardening.
  • We connect and support new and experienced gardeners.
  • We promote learning and successful gardening.
  • We work with our environment to minimize our footprint.
  • We lead in making Calgary a city of gardening excellence.

With an active volunteer community and large membership, the Society offers educational programs, public events, and support to the gardening community in Calgary’s challenging growing conditions. As one of Calgary’s oldest charitable organizations, the Society has a proud history of helping gardeners of all levels.

Please forward your resume and statement of interest to chs.governance@gmail.com.

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