Board Members - Treasurer, Secretary, Members-at-Large

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Position description: 


Realwheels is an award-winning Vancouver-based theatre company with a mandate to deepen audiences' understanding of the disability experience.  A vital part of Realwheels work is community engagement.

We're seeking conscientious board members to help strengthen our ability to combine theatrical excellence with a commitment to inclusion of disability.  Someone who’s passionate about what we do and the community we serve.

Persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

In 2020 we are looking for a Treasurer, Secretary as well as two members-at-large.


A meaningful board experience and an opportunity for enrichment.
Insight and direct connection to the performing arts.
Engagement with the disability community.


Board members serve a three-year term, with eligibility for renewal. The board meets approximately 10x/year and is actively engaged in articulating and supporting the company’s strategic initiatives. Beyond board meetings, members-at-large are occasionally asked to sit on Board committees which normally meet every 4-8 weeks.


  • A pragmatic yet imaginative mindset, with a strong interest in serving our sector.
  • A big picture visionary, with ability to recognize priorities and a willingness to roll up your sleeves, join the team, and help us reach our objectives.
  • A cultural philanthropy mindset.
  • Skills in capacity building, strategic planning, fundraising, events are all desirable.
  • Experience in the non-profit world and/or with the disability community (preferred)
  • Experience in the arts and with an arts board (preferred)
  • Familiarity with BC Societies Act (preferred)
Role is suitable for: 
People with physical disabilities
How to apply: 
By email, including your CV and a short cover letter explaining why this board opportunity appeals to you, and what you anticipate bringing to the table. Please print: "Enthusiastic Board Candidate" in subject line! Application deadline is Oct 31, 2020 at 12pm.
Contact person: 
Cadence Konopaki
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Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Capacity Building
Disability Services
Our Vision: Full inclusion and integration of disability both on - and off - Canadian stages; a barrier-free, diverse performing arts world that reflects the real world and all of its people.
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Position start/end date:
1 Jan 2021
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Evening, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: October 1, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: December 30, 2020