Calgary Horticultural Society – Board Director Position


Board Director. 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. Of particular preference are applicants with executive or professional experience in law, governance, not for profit leadership/fund development, marketing and/or communications. Though gardening expertise is not a must, all Board members must support our mission and organizational goals.


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.

Our Mission: To encourage gardening for the enhancement of our environment

and quality of life.

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. To find out more about us please visit our website at

Please email your resume to:

We thank all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Please be advised that only those advanced to the interview stage will be contacted.

Applicants are encouraged to express interest in this role by April 28, 2021.