Call for Board of Directors

Classified Categories: Volunteer Opportunities

Call for Board of Directors

Deadline: March 15, 2024
Industry: Arts and Creative Industry
Positions: President, Secretary, Treasurer, Director at large

nvrlnd. Arts Organization is in search of passionate individuals to serve as volunteers on our board of directors. Board members are vital in steering the organization, focusing on crucial aspects like strategic planning, engaging with the community, overseeing finances, and developing policies.

By joining our board at nvrlnd., you will have the chance to lend your skills and love for the arts to help shape our organization’s path and influence. Your strategic vision and dedication to community involvement will be pivotal in guiding us toward our objectives and securing long-term sustainability. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is paramount to us. We actively encourage individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, with various expertise, skills, and life experiences, to apply for our board positions. By broadening our recruitment efforts, we aspire to reach beyond our immediate circles and uphold our pledge to establish a board that embraces different viewpoints and fosters an inclusive environment.


nvrlnd. is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to providing unique studios and event space to the Calgary arts community. With a mission to empower artists and challenge the traditional systems of art, nvrlnd. strives to foster a vibrant, sustainable arts community.

We are committed to collaborating with artists of multiple disciplines, thinkers and communities to help produce works that explore art, music, technology and sustainability. Diversity creates opportunities for innovation and amplifies our creative culture at nvrlnd. We commit to creating an environment that is inclusive to all by respecting diverse traditions, heritage and unique life experiences.


We are looking for individuals who resonate with our values, demonstrate exceptional collaboration and communication skills, and are deeply committed to fostering inclusion and equity. Expertise in strategic planning, leadership, arts administration, community involvement and financial planning will be highly valued.

Other areas of consideration include:

  • Innovation and change management
  • Communication
  • Fundraising
  • Collaborative project experience

Term of office: Directors serve for a term of two years.

Duties of Directors

Board members of nvrlnd. play a vital role in championing the organization’s vision and highlighting the importance of effective leadership. In addition to carrying out the typical responsibilities, board members are proactive in promoting and advocating for the organization, forging partnerships, and securing financial backing to advance nvrlnd.’s mission. The primary goals revolve around empowering artists, fostering economic sustainability, and enhancing organizational capacity. By focusing on these key objectives, board members contribute significantly to the growth and success of nvrlnd. while ensuring its continued impact in the artistic community.

Job Description:

  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings.
  • Participate in one or more committees.
  • Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for the organization to advance its mission and purpose.
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to achieve nvrlnd.’s mission.
  • Engage in learning opportunities to better understand the community nvrlnd. serves.
  • Respect the experiences of all who bring their voices and lived experiences onto the board, in meetings and at nvrlnd.
  • Honour our values.
To Apply

Please submit your resume when applying for the position. You will receive confirmation of your application from us. Our recruitment team will thoroughly assess all submissions and contact the most suitable candidates to begin the interview process.

Contact to submit and for questions.

The application will close on March 15, 2024.

Thank you for your interest and for considering this opportunity to work together!

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