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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Board Members
Date Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2023
Organization Name: Dufferin Arts Council
Organization Contact: Shirley Boxem
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: DAC is in a unique position of growth. Anyone with a passion for the Arts and who has skills to offer may be suitable for a board position. Board members must operate within the guidelines of a registered charity as well as the Dufferin Arts Council Bylaws.
Type of Organization: Arts and Culture
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Any Age
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Board members must attend monthly meetings, read the agenda packages and respond to delegated action items. They should also be mindful of potential partnerships, outreach opportunities, sustainability(funding opportunities) and the best interests of the organization at all times. A variety of skill sets are required; governance, outreach, communications, finance, and more. Contact us to start the conversation!
Sample Tasks: Reach out to a member of the community, or a like organization who's interests may align with DAC, to determine partnership opportunities. Follow up on a news item about a funding opportunity. Scan other arts organizations for ideas on best practices. Ensure the Executive Director is aware of your efforts and be a great communicator. Engage with potential members and donors.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Wednesday, October 1, 2025
Areas of Interest:
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
  • Arts / Creative Activities / Design
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
Skills / Experience: Governance, Education, Outreach, Events, Communications
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