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Board Member


Organization: A Company of Fools

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Jul 31, 2020


Full details here:

Are you passionate about arts and culture? Interested in making theatre accessible to people from all walks of life? Do you consider yourself a Fool? Then we have the role for you!

There are currently three positions available on our board of directors.

We’re seeking individuals with backgrounds in the following professional fields: Legal, Finance, Marketing and Communications, and Donor Development.

Time commitment:

Nine board meetings per calendar year from September to June

One Annual General Meeting per calendar year in April

The option of joining various committees of interest to individual members, such as: legal, marketing and communications, finance and audit, and donor development

The opportunity to volunteer at various fundraising events throughout the year


Kathryn McLaren


Volunteer Opportunity Address


Good for people interested in: Legal/Advocacy; Communications and Marketing; Accounting and finance; Governance (Boards, Committees)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Accessible application process: no donation or financial contributions are required to join our board. Instead we ask members to donate their time and passion to help our organization grow.

Make a positive change in an Ottawa Theatrical Institution: now in our 30th year, we reach over 10,000 patrons and employ up to 20 artists and administrators a year. With your help we can continue to do so for another 30 years.

Professional Development Opportunities: each year we offer a modest budget for board members to undertake professional development opportunities that relate to their involvement with the organization.

How will the organization benefit?

Full details here:

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days