Call for Applicants: Board of Directors
Volunteer Types: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership, Fundraising, Governance (Boards, Committees), Heritage and Museums, Legal/Advocacy
Organization types: Culture and Heritage
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: February 18, 2024
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The Bytown Museum, Ottawa’s Community Museum in the heart of the city, is seeking qualified candidates to serve on its Board of Directors in the Spring of 2024. Why join? The Bytown Museum is a vibrant, progressive, and award-winning museum that explores the stories and values of an evolving city and its residents from its First Peoples through the early days as Bytown to present day Ottawa. A registered charity and not-for-profit organization, the Bytown Museum is proud to have served its community for 106 years.

Guided by a new five-year strategic plan and grounded in our core values of innovation, purpose, and community, the Bytown Museum is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive museum experience that reflects the diverse and dynamic community it represents.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Joining the Bytown Museum is an excellent opportunity to work with a professional and dedicated team of staff and volunteers who are excited to build on the museum’s recent successes. Your voice will help shape the next phase of both renewal and sustainability at the Bytown Museum, securing our museum and its collection for future generations to enjoy.
How will the organization benefit?
What are we looking for? In addition to core competencies such as previous board experience and strategic planning, we are seeking candidates with following skill sets: • Human Resources • Accounting & Finance • Governance • Legal • Fundraising Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, be available to participate in the bimonthly Board meetings (2 hours in length; 6 times per year), AGM, and join one Board Committee. Board members serve two-year terms, for a maximum of four years.
Volunteer location:
The Bytown Museum 1 Canal Lane Ottawa, Ontario


Courtney Gehling
@Bytown Museum
Ext: 225
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This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership, Fundraising, Governance (Boards, Committees), Heritage and Museums, Legal/Advocacy

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