February 14, 2013
ArtStarts in Schools is actively seeking a new Board President to support the organization's growth. Since 1996 the organization has been offering educators, artists, parents and students a broad range of programs, services and resources to promote art and creativity among BC's young people.
Effective Board governance is focused on generative thinking (big picture, big issues), fiduciary responsibility (legal obligations and due diligence) and strategic leadership (navigating towards a destination). Effective management of the organization is delegated to the Executive Director.
The role of the President is to support this model of effective governance which ultimately allows ArtStarts to deliver programs and services that recognize the arts as a catalyst for creating innovative, engaged and contributing members of society.
Skills & Experience
The ideal Board President must have previous board experience, demonstrated interest in community service and reside in BC (preferably based in the Lower Mainland where the ArtStarts office is located).
The ArtStarts Governance Model requires the Board to:
Key attributes of the Board President include:
Benefits & Recognition
Deliverables / Duties
The role of the President:
The President candidate will be formally brought in at the May AGM where he/she will serve as president elect until September 2013. At this point, the current President will step down and fill the role of past President and the new candidate will rise to the position of President.
Deadline to Apply
March 31, 2013
Approximate Position Start Date
Approximate Position End Date
10 hours per month
Time & Day of Volunteer Engagement
Weekend; Weekdays; Evening; Daytime
808 Richards Street, Vancouver, V6B 3A7
For more information or to apply, please contact Navida Nuraney
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