Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Volunteer Opportunities August 2, 2022 Call for Board Members EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society is seeking new members for our board of directors! We are looking for dedicated individuals with a passion for the media arts to help take EMMEDIA to the next stage of our development. No prior board experience required! This is a volunteer position, working to provide oversight and direction to the EMMEDIA staff. We welcome all interested parties, and are particularly seeking those with experience with media arts, budgets and/or human resources. Please note that to maintain our charitable status, board members cannot receive compensation from EMMEDIA, whether that be from the presentation of art, teaching of workshops or otherwise. Who We Are EMMEDIA is an electronic media arts centre established in 1979 and incorporated as a non-profit society in 1983. Professionally managed and directed by practicing artists, the Society responds to a broad community by offering affordable access to media art production tools, services, technical and educational support, and to an array of public exhibition programs. Our commitment to the media arts crosses a range of media and disciplines: audio, video, web-based art, independent film, animation, multimedia, performance and environments. Today, EMMEDIA is a bridge within the arts community. Helping to meaningfully connect creators with equipment, resources, presentation spaces and studio workspace. We support artists of all disciplines and ages, supporting like-minded organizations through partnerships and collaborations to co-produce exhibitions, presentations and publications. We are the go-to resource and diverse knowledge hub that shares our programming expertise, production equipment, gallery and presentation spaces, and technical skills to help our community realize their artistic visions. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society honours and acknowledges the ancestral territories and oral practices of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) which include the Siksika, the Kainai, the Piikani, and the Stoney Nakoda, which include Bearspaw, Chinki and Wesley, and Tsuut’ina nations. We also acknowledge the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 within the historical northwest Métis homeland. We aspire to further support Indigenous artists, collectives and communities. Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity EMMEDIA is conscious and committed to making space for the diversity of both our employees and our Artist Affiliates. As an ethnically and culturally diverse media arts centre, we encourage everyone to represent their cultural beliefs and practices in our environment free from discrimination, harassment or prejudice. At EMMEDIA, we intend to foster a culture of inclusion free of all forms of discrimination and violence, where people are treated with respect and committed to deepening appreciation of diversity and transforming all forms of exclusion. EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society acknowledges the systematic prejudice and discrimination that impact disenfranchised/oppressed groups in our communities and, in particular, our arts communities. This includes anyone that identifies as Indigenous, Black, first-generation immigrant, mixed-race, and any intersections that exist in the complexity that is race. We also prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, age, sex, record of offences, marital status, family status, accessibility and sexual orientation. Responsibilities: Serve a renewable two-year term which will be ratified in October 2022, minimum 3 hours per month time commitment. Attend monthly board meetings (currently via video conference calls). Provide guidance and oversight to the staff. Option to serve on one or more committees (Production, Programming, HR etc.). Assist with fundraising activities. Support and attend programming and other events. What to submit: Statement of Interest describing why you would like to join the board Brief bio CV Where to Submit EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society, 2005 – 10 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 0K4 Canada. Or email email@example.com. Please send any inquiries regarding this call to firstname.lastname@example.org.