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Create Kids Fest is recruiting Board Volunteers responsible for the governance of the organization, planning and executing activities throughout the year, strategic planning, financial oversight, and policy development. About Create Kids Fest “Folk festivals are organized by folk artists and fans. Jazz festivals are organized by jazz artists and fans. So naturally kids and their fans should organize Create Kids Fest!” -Mandy Morris, Founder and Artistic Director Create Kids Fest hosted it’s inaugural festival in 2019, presenting over 20 artists and art organizations, across 2 venues to the Calgary Community. Family friendly, fuss-friendly, accessible and multi-generational, the initial success of the festival sparked the creation of a non-profit society governed by a volunteer Board to expand our reach into the Calgary community. Create Values • To create, develop and implement arts festivals for kids and families in Calgary. • To ensure that the festivals and programs put on by Create allow children to experience the arts in a comfortable environment. • Strive to provide art experiences that are accessible for all children in Calgary. • To provide educational experiences for younger generations to learn about event production and art creation to develop a life-long appreciation of the arts. • Develop opportunities for intergenerational community building, cultural awareness and emotional intelligence through art experiences. Director of Membership Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Manage and maintain a membership process • Create and implement new strategies to expand membership • Provide a high level of customer service including building strong relationships with members and potential members. Respond to inquiries and requests • Conduct in-person outreach at events, one-on-one meetings and other opportunities as needed. May include conferences, meetings and seminars. May include planning and coordination of outreach. • Perform administrative tasks related to membership and data tracking of members • Perform administrative tasks in order to compile, analyze and process membership applications and payments, and coordinate membership renewals • Produces membership reports, and proofs and updates membership communications • Updates membership database including member addresses, names, and date of membership withdrawal. • Provide timely access, including printed copies, of Bylaws, Application for Incorporation, and/or Register of members at member's request, as per Societies Act • Keeps members up to date on Create news and events through newsletters or other mediums Qualifications • Strong communication and organizational skills • Excellent writing skills • knowledge of newsletter formats and tools
The Director of Membership can expect to attend a monthly Board Meeting, approximately 2 hours long, in addition to 2 hours per week volunteering for Create Kids Fest.
We are looking for an outgoing and social candidate with strong communication and writing skills. If you are unafraid of creating new friendships and connections, are a great motivator, and passionate about the youth arts scene in Calgary this position is for you.
Create Kids Fest is a brand new and exciting organization with a unique approach to intergenerational programming. Memberships are an important revenue stream. Your time spent maintaining and creating new strategies to expand membership will directly impact the success of Create Kids Fest.