The positions are 1 and 2 year terms from June 2019 to June 2021. We are looking for individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in helping us fulfill our vision of promoting and furthering a broad community engagement with literary arts.
We have a skills-based board that balances experience, knowledge, and professional expertise. To maintain this balance, the IWC Board has directed us to seek candidates who have the expertise and can make contributions in the areas of:
Strategic planning and leadershipFinancial management Social enterprise developmentNon-profit governance
In addition, the Board of Directors prioritizes candidates who identify as:
Members of an Indigenous or other under-represented communityMature adults (50+ years of age)Students (18-30 years of age)
We are looking for dedicated team members who will:
Attend a minimum of 8 board meetings annuallyAttend a minimum of 3 IWC events each seasonAdvise on related matters, including the development of new opportunities/needs in the communityAssist in the promotion of our events online (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) Commit to 5-10 hours of volunteer work per month (outside meetings and event times)Advocate for our needs in the community and among your peers and colleagues
If you are interested in being considered for our board, please complete this online application form. The submission period will be open until July 15, 2019.
Please note: Please do not exceed 100 words per answer or it will be cut.