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 January 4, 2021 Board Members Wanted If you have six to eight hours a month and like to brainstorm and get creative about disrupting ageing through films and talks, then we might be the organization for you. As a thought leader, you will help guide the festival in its growth. So, if the idea of having fun while doing this is appealing, then we might be a good fit. We are looking for board members who are passionate and committed to celebrating ageing and older adults while helping make an age-positive culture shift across Canada. In return, we will endeavour to ensure you: Have fun while making a meaningful difference. Meet new and interesting people with diverse backgrounds. Develop effective group decision-making skills. Obtain an understanding of group dynamics and relationships. Receive board membership training. THIRD ACTion Film Festival is a non-profit organization that premieres its film festival and talks celebrating ageing and older adults in Calgary in an effort to make an age-positive culture shift. Position Description We are currently looking for board members with the following knowledge or experience: Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Legal Field Film Industry Length of Term: Two years (renewable once) Reports To: Entire board of directors The board member serves and is accountable to the board of directors of THIRD ACTion Film Festival. Responsibilities as a Board Member: Understand, promote and quote the mission and vision of THIRD ACTion through personal and professional connections. Be familiar with the THIRD ACTion’s mandate and aid in the functioning of the board in its role with both operations and governance. Attend a minimum of 75% of board meetings (nine of 12 meetings). Make an annual contribution to the THIRD ACTion commensurate with ability. Attend fundraising activities or special events to enhance THIRD ACTion. Represent THIRD ACTion at community events and meetings. Strictly adhere to conflict of interest and confidentiality policies. Prepare recommendations for board consideration. Qualifications: Be at least 18 years of age. May not be employed by THIRD ACTion. Have knowledge of meeting procedures, governance policies and non-profit operations. Excellent communication skills along with a willingness and ability to publicly represent THIRD ACTion. Ability to function in a collaborative environment with key stakeholders (staff, volunteers, sponsors and partners). Time Demands (approximate) As a board member: Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings (nine out of 12 monthly board meetings), (~two hours in length with ~one hour of preparation). Attend and actively participate in the annual planning retreat (four hours per year). Attend and actively participate in the AGM (~one hour per year). Attend and promote special events related to developing relationships with THIRD ACTion donors, sponsors and partners—shared with other directors (~four hours per year). Attend annual sneak-a-peek networking event (~four hours per year). Attend portion of Calgary festival (~eight hours per year). Attend new board member orientation (~three hours per year hours). Total Time Commitment Annually: 65 hours Average Monthly Commitment: 5.5 hours With the addition of chairing the board or a committee: Chairing the board or a committee of the board and related work (one to three hours per month). Total Time Commitment Annually: 89 hours Average Monthly Commitment: 7.5 hours For more information, visit form.jotform.com.