Seeking a Director of Communications to Join Our Board

We are currently seeking a Director of Communications to join the Board of Directors. Please see the position description below. Sharing this with your networks makes you awesome!


About The VTL

The Vancouver Tool Library (VTL) is a cooperative tool lending library located at 3448 Commercial Street. We carry a wide variety of tools for home repair, gardening, and bicycle maintenance, which are loaned to our members free of charge. We also offer affordable workshops on tool related skills and projects. We are motivated by a vision of our community empowered by the tools and skills needed to transform their homes and communities into vibrant spaces that reflect a commitment to sustainability. More information is available on our website, at


The VTL Board of Directors is a group of seven people (all volunteers) who are responsible for representing our Members’ interests and overseeing the business and long term direction of the organization. This is a volunteer position that requires a time commitment of approximately 15 hours per month to complete the responsibilities outlined below.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization
  • Represent the VTL in a professional and friendly manner
  • Attend monthly Board meetings
  • Read and respond to VTL emails in a timely manner
  • Co-chair monthly Events and Communications Committee meetings
  • Supervise the VTL Events and Communications Officer on communications duties including newsletter development, social media, blog post writing
  • Serve as primary media contact
  • Maintain VTL website

Qualifications of the applicant

  • Interested in working in a non-profit environment
  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • Organized and responsible
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experience with media and marketing is an asset but not required


  • Grow your personal network by meeting and working with a great Board and Volunteer group
  • Learn and gain professional experience in a leadership role
  • Opportunity to learn about tools and gain the skills needed to use them
  • Personal satisfaction of contributing to a non-profit community organization

To apply for this position, please send your resume and a statement of interest to by February 28th. We look forward to hearing from you!