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. Archived October 1, 2021 Join Downstage Board of Directors We are looking for board volunteers for an innovative theatre company with social impact. Position Activity: Board member Commitment: Three to six hours/monthly, three year terms available Location: Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE) Suitability: Adult Downstage is a busy and ambitious theatre company producing plays that create meaningful conversation around social issues. We are currently inviting applications for volunteers to bring their passion, knowledge and insight to our board of directors. Our ideal volunteers have an interest in theatre and are willing to be strong advocates for our company. We’re looking to create accessible live theatre, amplify stories that represent a multiplicity of lived experiences, develop world premiere works that explore issues of relevance to local audiences and continue to nurture a strong and resilient funding base. The Downstage board of directors is in the process of transitioning from an operating board to a governance and policy board. Directors are required to attend regular board meetings each month as well as participate on at least one committee. As stewards for the organization, directors provide strategic direction to staff; tackle the big questions that face our company; regularly review the organization’s financial statements and approve the annual budget; attend Downstage’s productions and events; and cultivate relationships to support the organization as advocates, donors, and volunteers. Orientation is provided to make sure directors are comfortable and knowledgeable in their role. The typical term of service is three years. Currently, we’re especially interested in volunteers with skillsets in fundraising, marketing, communications, equity, diversity, and inclusion, professional arts practice, arts administration, finance, and human resources but are open to volunteers with other backgrounds as well. Intrigued? Visit downstage.ca to learn more about us, then submit a completed Board Application Form along with your resume and a brief statement of interest to Artistic Director, Clare Preuss at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to send us any questions beforehand, too. Our recruitment committee will follow up with all applications received. Thank you!