LEN Events Committee Member

We are seeking one (1) individual to join the London Environmental Network Events Committee! 

The Events Committee organizes and promotes events that align with the values and mission of London Environmental Network (LEN).  Events are designed to support and increase the visibility of the environmental sector in London. We embrace and value the diversity of our community, and are committed to creating inclusive events that invite broad participation. 

Purpose:

  • Coordinate educational events for members and others which support organizational capacity in the environmental sector

  • Create networking opportunities that connect Londoners with a common interest in environmental issues

  • Collaborate with members to increase awareness of local environmental organizations through events that highlight ways for Londoners to engage

  • Support fundraising for LEN by incorporating fundraising activities into as many events as possible

Event Committee Membership:

  • The Events Committee will be made up of minimum 6 individuals, ideally including:

    • Steering Committee Members (minimum 2)

    • Representatives from LEN Members organizations

    • Individuals with an interest in the environment

  • Members must commit to serve a minimum of one year

  • This is a volunteer position 

Decision Making and Reporting:

  • Decisions shall be made by consensus. If consensus cannot be reached, a simple majority vote of those in attendance will decide the issue. Voting by email is also permitted.
  • Decisions with financial or other important implications for LEN must be reported to the LEN Steering Committee for feedback/ratification.
  • The Events Committee will collaborate with the Evaluation committee to ensure effective collection and analysis of feedback on events.

Duties of Chair and Members:

Chair

The Chair coordinates meetings and monitors progress on the Event Team’s operational plan and relevant sections of LEN’s overall operational plan.  The Chair reports to the Steering Committee (minimum every other month) on the committee’s goals and progress.

Committee Members

Committee members will actively participate in the ongoing work of the Event Committee through: attendance at meetings, actively participating in electronic communication between meetings, assisting with completion of tasks related to event organizing, promotion, or evaluation. Committee members will rotate minute taking on a voluntary basis.

Time Commitment:  

Meetings occur bi-monthly however additional meetings may be needed to meet event organizing timelines.  Members are expected to stay up to date on electronic communication which will be used between meetings to complete work. Members are also expected to commit to 1-3 hours of independent work outside of regularly scheduled meetings.

To Apply:

E-mail skylar@londonenvironment.net with a resume and cover letter indicating your interest in joining the Events Committee. Please use “Events Committee Volunteer Application” in the subject line.

We appreciate the time and effort of all applicants, however, priority will be given to those with previous fundraising experience. Thank you!

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