Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability

Call For Expressions of Interest to Join CAFES Board and/or Volunteer Leadership 

Are you interested in local community-based environmental action? CAFES is looking for people to serve on the CAFES Board or in a Volunteer Leadership role. We are looking for candidates who have experience in communications, perspective on suburban living, have connections to community groups and are passionate about climate and environmental change locally. Does this sound like you? Please fill out this Google Form to express your interest!

About CAFES: we are a network of residents and citizens’ associations with the mission to support effective environmental action in the local community and at the municipal level towards creating and safeguarding a more healthy and livable city. We were established as a network over 10 years ago, and have spent the last two years building our internal capacity to be a strong advocacy organization in Ottawa’s environmental landscape. We are an incorporated not-for-profit looking to grow with engaged residents! 

CAFES is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and we welcome applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, members of the 2SLGBTQI+ community, women and/or non-binary people, youth and francophone people.

The new board will be elected by members of CAFES at our Annual General Meeting (mark your calendar for 6:30 to 9:30 pm on March 22, 2023, details to follow) and make sure you are a member of CAFES so you can vote. 

Thank you for taking the time to apply, once you fill out our Google Form we will get back to you shortly. Deadline for submitting your expression of interest is March 1st 2022.

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