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CARFAC Ontario is seeking active members of Ontario’s visual arts communities to join our board of directors. The board of directors is responsible for overseeing the organization’s governance and strategic direction in alignment with our mandate. We invite both CARFAC Ontario members and members of Ontario arts community to nominate an artist, or themselves, to be considered to join our board. This is a volunteer position. 

We are looking for nominations for individuals who have experience in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Social and/or economic justice 

  • Advocacy/lobbying/government relations

  • Labour organizing 

  • Financial management 

  • Social enterprise/business development 

  • Community organizing 

  • Nonprofit management 

  • Communications/PR 

  • Human resources 

  • Legal  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Guidance and oversight to advance CARFAC Ontario’s mission and strategic plan

  • Monthly meetings remotely, and/or, eventually, when and if possible based on board members' location, in the CARFAC Ontario office located at 401 Richmond Street West in Toronto (approx. 2-3 hours)

  • Quarterly review of financial statements

  • Collaborate with CARFAC Ontario staff on special projects, and general improvement of operational workflows

  • Option to serve on one or more committees (Fundraising, HR, Governance, Publications)

  • Committee meetings 4 to 6 times a year (approx. 2-3 hours).

  • Hiring staff (as needed)

  • Contributing to CARFAC Ontario's Board of Directors development

If you are nominating yourself 

Please email to

  • A brief statement of interest that describes your relevant experience and what you expect to get out of the experience (maximum 1 page), and

  • A resum√©/curriculum vitae

If you are nominating someone else 

Please email to

  • A brief statement outlining why you are nominating this individual

  • Link(s) to website(s) that demonstrate the nominee’s work. Links to websites that contain a CV are preferable. You may also send your nominee’s CV directly to us.  

CARFAC Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We employ personnel, and engage board members, without regard to age, class, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, geography, indigeneity, physical or mental ability, financial ability, race, religion, sexuality, sexual orientation, and statehood. We strongly encourage women, queer, trans and non-binary persons, racialized peoples, Indigenous peoples and people living with disabilities to apply and share opportunities with their networks.

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Toronto, Ontario  M5V 3A8

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