Committee Member

Committee members do the behind-the-scenes planning, working and organizing necessary to make our organization a success. There are various Committee Member roles, including Fundraising, Marketing & Outreach, Finance & Audit, Governance & Nominating, and Trees Committee Member.

Responsibilities & Time Commitment

Marketing and Outreach Committee Member

  • Promoting a vision of a well-treed community to London and beyond
  • Developing campaigns to promote activities
  • Supports our website and annual report
  • Creating new ways to engage the community with ReForest London

Time Commitment: 8-10 meetings per year

Finance and Audit Committee Member

  • Professional accounting designation background
  • Ensure that funds are spent according to donor wishes
  • Ensure that financial policies ensure security of funds
  • Improving financial management
  • Make recommendations to the Board about budgeting, asset management, financial management, audits, internal controls, and risk management

Time Commitment: 6-8 meetings per year

Governance and Nominating Committee Member

  • Experience in a board, governance or policy development
  • Responsible for recruiting and engaging board members
  • Evaluating board and Executive Director performance
  • Creating policies
  • Monitoring progress on the boards Strategic Plan

Time Commitment: Meetings on a monthly basis (10 meetings per year)

Trees Committee Member

  • Educates the Board on London’s urban forest surrounding deliberations and strategic planning
  • Develops related policy and guidelines
  • Assesses and reports the Board on the effectiveness of planting programs and aftercare by ReForest London
  • Stewards and reports to the Board on planting progress towards the Million Tree Challenge

Time Commitment: 6-8 meetings per year


ReForest London Orientation training (1 hour)


Previous experience in the area relevant to the committee.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexible, used to dealing with multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to operate Microsoft Office Programs
  • Able to work individually and as a team
  • Capable of working with the public

Other Requirements

  • Passionate about the environment and bringing the community together
  • Believes in ReForest London’s vision

To Apply

The committee recruitment process usually happens annually for each committee. All currently available roles are posted here. Keep an eye on our social media pages and sign up for our newsletter to be notified when a position becomes available.