General Board Member

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Position description: 

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

We’'re seeking a conscientious, preferably experienced board member to help strengthen our ability to combine theatrical excellence with a commitment to inclusion around disability.

Persons living with disability and retired persons are welcome to apply.


Board members serve a three-year term, with eligibility for renewal. The board meets approximately 8x/year and is actively engaged in articulating and supporting the company’'s strategic initiatives.


- A pragmatic yet imaginative mindset, with a strong interest in serving the non-profit arts 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.
- Experience in the non-profit world and/or with the disability community (preferred, not essential)
- Experience in the arts and with an arts board (preferred, not essential).
- Cultural philanthropy mindset

Role is suitable for: 
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

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

How to apply: 
By email. Please print: "Enthusiastic Board Candidate" in subject line.
Contact person: 
Rena Cohen
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Contact e-mail: 
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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 Aug 2017 to 1 Dec 2020
Time Committment:
8 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
780 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6P 5Y7
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: December 31, 2021