Volunteer Board Member

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Description of Charity/Foundation:
Founded in 2012, SkirtsAfire Festival is Edmonton’s only theatre and multidisciplinary arts festival featuring women. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, our 10 day festival runs each March at various venues in the heart of Alberta Avenue, an area that is reinventing itself as an Arts and Dining district in Edmonton, and we continue to expand to more venues all over our downtown core. We present powerful and insightful stories to a diverse audience that is hungry to be moved by passionate performances and exhibitions. Programming reflects the true diversity of the thriving arts community in Alberta and Canada, and is adaptive in its approach in order to remain responsive to the needs of artists and audiences.
SkirtsAfire Festival values diversity in the women we represent and therefore welcomes women artists of all diverse backgrounds including trans women, self-identifying women, the LGBTQ2 community, all ethnicities and all abilities.

 

Description of Role:
Make a difference! Consider joining the Board of Directors. You’ll be working with a dynamic, fun and inclusive team to help advance governance, structures, and processes that will guide the organization in its growth.
Time commitment is approximately 6 hours per month for Board meetings, committee work and events.

 

Certification/Education Required:
Qualifications:
• Leadership, management or professional background in either finance, accounting, human resources, legal, marketing, fundraising, communications or public relations. Individuals working toward a designation are welcome to apply.
Experience with non-profit Board governance and funding is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area.

• Ability to fulfill the time commitment and responsibilities of the role.
• Motivated and inclusive team player.

 

Applicable Interests:
To apply, submit your resume, and cover letter by March 20, 2019 to: hr@skirtsafire.com. In your cover letter, we invite you to describe the actions or abilities you’ve demonstrated in your volunteerism and/or work and life that would support the SkirtsAfire vision and mission.
Visit our website to learn more about SkirtsAfire, or to review the job description. Thank you for your interest! We’re excited to learn more about you.

 

Duration:
1 Year to 2 Years

 

Contact:
Charity/Foundation Website: https://skirtsafire.com/
Judy Stelck
Email: hr@skirtsafire.com