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No experience is necessary to join the Board of Directors, but some skills and experiences would be an asset:
Ability to work well and communicate within a volunteer based, grassroots, non-profit setting;

  • Experience with consensus based decision-making;
  • Experience with drafting policy;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Experience working with students and/or community groups.

How much time is required?
The Board of Directors requires a time commitment that varies weekly, which must fulfill:

  • A minimum of 2-4 hours a week in service of the organization;
  • At least 1 year on the Board, normal commitment is 2 years;
  • One 2-hour meeting or training every other week;
  • Participation in Committees and take up a Board Portfolio.

Current OPIRG Board of Director vacancies: 1 Trent Student Member

If interested in becoming an OPIRG Peterborough volunteer Board of Director, please contact the OPIRG Coordinator at and download our Board of Directors Nomination Package.

OPIRG Peterborough