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Kingston School of Art & Window Art Gallery (Board of Directors)

Organization Name: Kingston School of Art & Window Art Gallery
Opportunity Title: Board of Directors
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: February 15, 2022
End Date: January 1, 2023

  • Background/police check requiredAppropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and overFamily-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

The Kingston School of Art (KSOA) is currently looking for dynamic community members to serve on its Board of Directors. We are seeking to create a diverse board culture that closely matches the diversity of our community. and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.       The Kingston School of Art (KSOA) is a non-profit charitable organization. Formed in 1994 and governed by a community-based volunteer Board of Directors, KSOA is supported by fundraising, student fees, donations and grants. Its mission is to provide cost-effective year-round art classes, have studio-based hands-on instruction and provide practical artistic experiences. Through the creation of an inclusive and supportive environment, KSOA art space encourages artistic individuality and innovation, as well as cultivates an appreciation of the arts within the greater community. KSOA also runs the Window Art Gallery (WAG), a non-profit volunteer run community art gallery which was established in May 2011.                      We are looking for community-minded individuals with an interest in visual art that want to help further the mission and goals of KSOA. Your experience in the private sector, past service on other boards, business, art education, marketing, human resources, fundraising or a variety of other activities can help contribute to the continued success of KSOA. As a voluntary member of KSOA’s Board of Directors, responsibilities include: Supporting the mission and values of KSOA by supporting the organisation to achieve its goals and by helping to involve others in KSOA’s work. Understanding KSOA’s programs and activities; identifying ways in which they can assist, and by taking responsibility and initiative to support KSOA’s various projects. Acting as an ambassador for KSOA by helping to create the interest and excitement that brings ideas, volunteers, new partnerships, and other resources to the organisation. Assisting in building a strong, stable team of staff, board members and volunteers, by promoting collaboration, creating stability and ensuring orderly recruitment.   As well, KSOA Board members attend regular monthly board meetings and participate in some committee work as appropriate to their area of expertise.   Applicants considering joining the KSOA Board are asked to please send an email outlining their area of interest and how they might contribute to the organisation’s continued success to Nancy Ball, KSOA Vice-President at:

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