Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • Resume
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Board Member- Chair

10-20 hours / monthly
Ongoing/ 3 year term
LOUD (let optimism unleash dreams) Art Society is an integration of mental health optimization, specialized therapeutic art programs and services. We are currently seeking motivated individuals that want to advocate for mental health, art, promote creative activities and connecting creative professionals and therapists with communities in Calgary. We partner and collaborate with artists, art-therapists, music-therapist and mindfulness coaches to deliver our services.
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Our mission is: To connect and engage families, at risk youth and vulnerable individuals with art and creative activities , art-therapists and artists in order to prevent and cure anxiety, depression, self-harm, PTSD, eating disorders and optimize mental, physical and emotional health.
Our Vision is: To provide an easy and affordable access to art, practicing any form of creativity and art education for a creative and healthy lifestyle to as many communities as possible. 
We are looking for nominees who are passionate about creative and healthy living, any form of art and bring knowledge and/or skills in one or more areas of Board governance and leadership:
strategic planning, fiscal oversight, collaborative partnerships, fundraising, community outreach and engagement, advocacy, human resources, policy, law, IT and social media.
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Board Member- Chair 
​Chair board members will contribute to LOUD Art events, projects and support Board initiatives.
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- Maintaining positive relationships by liaising between the organization, the public, member municipalities, government departments and other stakeholders;
- Conduct impeccable research, interpret data and generate statistics
- Create and foster and maintain a strong network of support in various sectors including the three levels of government (municipal, provincial, federal), nonprofit sector, public enterprise, and philanthropic
- Foster strong business bonds and professional relationships with staff, media, the board and all other stakeholders
- Play a leading role in fundraising activities
- Discuss and Review with the Chief Executive any issues of concern to the Board
- Monitor financial  planning and financial reports
- Help guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns
- Evaluate annually the performance of the organization in achieving its mission.

Prior volunteer Board or committee leadership experience in one or more relevant sectors ( art organization, business, government, philanthropy, law, not-for-profit sector) is preferred but not mandatory.  LOUD Art Society is striving to build a  diverse and inclusive board
 
LOUD Art Society is an equal opportunity employer, is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

Please visit our website to apply for this position:
www.loudartsociety.com/join-loud
Certification or Education Required
Having a previous experience serving on a nonprofit board is an asset
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
As a Chair Board member you will develop and improve the following skills:
- The ability to work in a team
- Leadership
- Problem solving and adaptability
- Communicating with clients and stakeholders
- The ability to plan and prioritise work
- Sales skills
- Time management
-Improved interpersonal skills
-advocacy and fund development
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • Resume
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule