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COVID-19 Support: 
No
Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

Organization Description:

Urban Ink Productions is currently seeking enthusiastic new board members to join our team. As we celebrate our 20th anniversary season, we are looking for board members who share our commitment to supporting Indigenous and diverse voices, and encourage collaboration, inclusion, and social change through challenging, thought provoking, and groundbreaking productions.

If you are interested in being part of Urban Ink as we embark on an exciting new chapter of our history, are passionate about social change, and are committed to lifting voices through the performing arts – we encourage you to join us. For more about Urban Ink, visit: urbanink.ca.

Board Description:

Urban ink is seeking expressions of interest from individuals for various positions on our Board of Directors. We are seeking candidates who are open to and respect Indigenized Practices as Urban Ink is engaged in new ways of working with an Indigenous lens.

We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are members of marginalized and/or underserved/underrepresented communities, especially those who identify as: Indigenous or people of colour, or people living with disability. We welcome those from diverse age groups, gender identities, and sexual orientation.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Responsibilities:

We seek Board members that are committed to the following responsibilities:

Commitment to the mission and work of Urban Ink;
Provide strategic leadership and fiscal stewardship to Urban Ink;
Connect Urban Ink’s leadership and the organization to the community, and prospective sponsors, donors and partners;
Attend scheduled board meetings as well as Annual General Meetings.
Support productions and special events; assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among stakeholders and the community;

Qualifications: 

We are seeking Board members who have skills or experience in some or any of the following areas:

Legal
Human Resources Management
Finance and Accounting
Leadership
Risk Management

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

Commitment:

Urban Ink will hold approximately 8 Board meetings a year, of approximately two hours each. In addition, members may expect to spend an additional two to four hours a month on committee or working group activities or attending a performance or event. Directors shall be elected to one or two year terms, with eligibility for renewal.

How to Join Us: 

Please apply by sending an email to Melissa Tsang, Managing Director, at melissa@urbanink.ca, with a cover letter and resume as an attachment and email subject “Board Director”, by October 23, 2020.

How to apply: 
https://urbanink.ca/work-with-us/
Contact person: 
Melissa Tsang
Contact phone: 
604-418-2327
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Mission:
Urban Ink uplifts Indigenous and diverse voices through live performance.
Cause tags:
Position type:
Board Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
3
Position start/end date:
1 Nov 2020
Time Committment:
40 Hours Total
Time of day:
Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Urban Ink
111 West Hastings St
220
Vancouver, BC V5A 3T9
Last Updated: October 16, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: January 14, 2021