Board of Directors - Member at Large

(Guelph Dance)

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Position ID: V-GUE2717 Last Modified: 07 Dec 2021 Last Full Update: 07 Dec 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementGuelph Dance is currently recruiting board members
ContactAdrianna Rosselli Londono, General Manager, Guelph Dance; Phone: (519) 780-2220; Email:
DutiesGuelph Dance is currently recruiting community minded individuals for our Board of Directors. The board is currently seeking applications for positions commencing in January 2022 for a minimum two-year term.  
Guelph Dance delivers a wide range of programs including the annual Guelph Dance Festival, co-productions with other local festivals, workshops in schools, community engagement initiatives and multi-disciplinary arts camps for children and youth. The Board of Directors is made up of committed volunteers who have a demonstrated interest in Guelph Dance, with their diverse skills in leadership, knowledge, and experience applied in support of the Guelph arts community. We encourage applications from all interested candidates. 
Guelph Dance board members provide guidance by contributing to our organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability, as well as serving as ambassadors and advocates.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education ; Gender Equality ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Partnerships to achieve the Goal
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BenefitsBoard Member opportunities include: 
Participation in monthly meetings (currently via video conference) consulting with highly skilled staff and a dynamic team of board members 
Service on a committee based on your interest and skills 
Represent Guelph Dance in the community 
Acquire a minimum two-year term of volunteer experience 
Participation in the development of Guelph Dance’s strategic plan 
Experience in governance of a successful charitable arts organization 
Participation in Guelph Dance’s ongoing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion work 
Fundraising and networking experience 
Participation in executing the annual Guelph Dance Festival -a major community event
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Music & Performing Arts
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; First Aid ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; Interested applicants may have interests in one or more of the following: Arts Sector, Community Engagement, Dance, Digital/Film, Education, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Event Planning, Financial acumen, Fundraising, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing/Communications, Not-for-Profit, Production
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; We are looking for people willing to commit to be on the board for a minimum of two years
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Currently meeting via video conference
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Monthly Board Meetings in the evenings
SeasonsYear Round ; The board of directors meets monthly for two hours and committees of the board meet on an as needed basis
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Training and support throughout your participation as a volunteer board member will be provided by Guelph Dance staff, other board members and on occasion by external consultants
TransportationNear public transit
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Start DateOn or after 01 Jan 2021
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Organization NameGuelph Dance
Office Phone519-780-2220
Address & Map
10C Shared Space
42 Carden St
Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
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