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Board of Directors - Virtual

Grand River Film Festival

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Grand River Film Festival (GRFF) is an incorporated non-profit entering its 15th season with a mission to celebrate and inspire community through the shared experience of film. Through both an annual festival and year-round events, GRFF hosts local, Canadian, and international films with a programming mandate to explore diverse and unique perspectives and an aim to inspire community engagement. GRFF recognizes the power of film to connect people and works in partnership with organizations across the region to deliver impactful programming that builds relationships and encourages meaningful conversation.

While our work is focused on bringing the community together, we also have a commitment to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our volunteers, guests and community. Our current volunteer positions listed will remain virtual through Zoom, email and phone calls until it is appropriate to hold in-person meetings again.

Connecting Virtually For Now....As Secretary you will:

- Work with the chair to send out the agenda prior to each meeting.
Ensures all rules and bylaws of the organization are adhered to by the board during meetings and the implementation of board decisions. The secretary is also in charge of the records and documentation for the organization.
- Record the minutes of each board meeting. The secretary records everything that happens during the meeting including what was discussed, what actions were voted on and what actions are being taken as a result. Distributes the meeting minutes to the board members following the meeting.
- Throughout the year, distribute documentation to the board and members as well as complete any legal filings on behalf of the organization on time. Ensures that all records are properly and safely stored.
- The secretary makes sure that the board's actions are in line with legal requirements and the organization's bylaws.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Boards/Committees, Special Events

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Plan and Coordinate, Time Management, Computer Skills, Decision-Making/Prioritizing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided after interview and selections are made.
Working Conditions: Board Involvement, Duties & Obligations are to participate in monthly board meetings and the annual general meeting at various locations across Waterloo Region. You should understand and demonstrate a commitment to GRFF’s mandate, strategic planning and programs. Ask us for more information if you are interested.
Accessibility: Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening
Please note that serving on the board is a volunteer commitment. Board terms are two years and the time commitment is approximately 8-12 hours per month. Connect virtually for now.

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Jaylene Houde
Waterloo Region,

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