Volunteer Board Member for SkirtsAfire

Description of Charity/Foundation:
SkirtsAfire is Edmonton’s only multidisciplinary arts festival featuring and elevating the work of women artists. A local Non Profit, Charitable Organization established in 2012, we showcase, empower and support amazing women artists. With our yearly SkirtsAfire Festival, we create a platform for female artists to share their work in a variety of art forms. We hold a strong focus on the Alberta Avenue community, where our festival contributes to the revitalization of this up-and-coming arts and dining district. SkirtsAfire is rooted in a passion for and celebration of art AND community.

Description of Role:
Consider joining the Board of Directors of SkirtsAfire Festival! You’ll be part of an energetic, inclusive team with a passion for building community and seeing arts organizations thrive.
In your role, you’ll contribute your leadership and expertise to help guide the organization on financial matters and non-profit Board governance. There is potential opportunity to move into an Executive position as Treasurer, upon nomination and in accordance with elections protocol.
Meetings take place approximately once per month.

Certification or Education Required:
-Accounting designation an asset. We welcome those interested in pursing an accounting designation in the near future.
-Experience with AGLC an non-profit reporting is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area of funding.
-Motivated self-starter.
-Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate financial information in a meaningful way that shows linkages to the Strategic Plan.
-Inclusive team player.

Applicable Interests:
A passion for community building and the arts.
-A desire to contribute your leadership and expertise to help ensure the ongoing growth of the organization.

2 Years or More

Charity/Foundation Website: http://skirtsafire.com/
Lana Anderson
Email: ander_land@hotmail.com

*To apply for Board member application and contact information: http://skirtsafire.com/call-board-members/
Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you!

File: Board-Recruitment-Skirts-2017-2.docx

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