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Board Member

Board of Directors

Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra (KWCO) is the region’s premiere ensemble committed to delivering distinctive and engaging performances for all audiences that celebrate and treasure our local culture and community. Our Board of Directors has a mission to support the orchestra’s mandate and activities through active involvement and through the provision of professional expertise. The Board promotes the orchestra’s interests by nurturing relationships on its behalf and bringing these interested parties and their resources to the orchestra. Our aim is to ensure the orchestra’s long-term health by practicing good governance and oversight.

The K-W Chamber Orchestra is seeking Board members in several positions. The Board, currently of 7 Directors, meets no more than once a month on a weekday evening during the concert season (September to June). It oversees a budget of approximately $60K and the part-time employment of two staff plus remuneration of performers. We are particularly seeking Directors who are willing to take on one of the following roles:
• Secretary
• Treasurer
• Social media management
• Website management
• Volunteer coordination and management
• Sponsorship and donations
• Fundraising
• Concerto competition management
• General board member

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 21+
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Creative Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Self-Motivation, Creating

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Candidates will be interviewed, and the successful candidates will be introduced to the Board and its workings by the Chair and through Board meetings. Training in specific roles will be provided by the Chair, current board members and the general manager.
Working Conditions: We are a small, but friendly and enthusiastic Board, including members of the orchestra and interested participants from the community.
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening, Anytime

   Contact Information
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Andrew Mellanby
F168 Lexington Court Waterloo Waterloo, N2J 4R9
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