Board of Directors opportunity (volunteer)

Description of Charity:

SkirtsAfire is Edmonton’s only multidisciplinary arts festival featuring and elevating the work of women in the arts. Each year we continue to expand our festival and grow as a team: we ask ourselves how we can do better, think bigger, and empower artists and audiences through the community we’ve created.

Role: Make a difference! Consider joining the Board of Directors. You’ll be working with a dynamic, fun and inclusive team to help advance governance, structures, and processes that will guide the organization in its growth.

Time commitment is approximately 6 hours per month for Board meetings, committee work and events.


• Leadership, management or professional background in either finance, accounting, human resources, legal, marketing, fundraising, communications or public relations. Individuals working toward a designation are welcome to apply.
• Experience with non-profit Board governance and funding is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area.
• Ability to fulfill the time commitment and responsibilities of the role.
• Motivated and inclusive team player.

Term: Two-year term.

Contact: To apply, submit your resume, and cover letter by July 15, 2020 to: In your cover letter, we invite you to describe the actions or abilities you’ve demonstrated in your volunteerism and/or work and life that would support the SkirtsAfire vision and mission.

Visit the rest of our website to learn more about SkirtsAfire, or review the job description here.

Thank you for your interest! We’re excited to learn more about you.