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Position: 2651 - Program Committee Member
Organization: Small Arms Society
Position Address: 1352 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Virtual
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individual
A volunteer on a program committee with be working with the volunteer Program Director and participating in the development of programs in any one of the following areas, depending on interest:
- Seasonal market (artisanal / culinary / farmers)
- Special events (InSitu Multi-Arts Festival, Signature events, community celebrations)
- Creative Tuesdays (education and activities)
- Summer Creative Centre
- Environmental Activities (site and community gardens, conservation, urban agriculture)


The Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), located in the Lakeview community of Mississauga, is a compelling, light-filled WWII heritage building with an essential connection to parkland, conservation lands, the waterfront, trails, and neighbourhood. This historical and cultural landmark was saved from intended demolition through the efforts of the 'Small Arms Society' (SAS), a non-profit, community-driven organization that continues to preserve and offer the building for multiple cultural uses.

As we expand our Arts and cultural presence in Mississauga, we have an immediate need for keen, energetic, and talented volunteers to join our program committees. By their key contributions, our volunteers assist in developing and implementing programs across the Arts, heritage, environment, and technology.

+ Excellent opportunity to use 'project planning' skills/training/experience
+ Plus, employ your particular expertise in any one (or more) of the areas noted in the 'Project Description', above (add to your experience and resume)
+ 'Network' with like-minded volunteers and staff members (add to your 'contacts', increase your 'connectivity')
+ Join a team of a passionate community volunteers who are working in partnership with the City of Mississauga in the development of a unique 'Creative Hub' at the Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)
+ Personal satisfaction in making a tangible difference by means of developing the local Arts & cultural 'scene' in South Mississauga, as the result of your unique contribution(s)

Position Qualifications
● Awareness of the SAIB and SAS vision/mission (or commitment to learn about it)
● Talent, skills, and/or experience that relates to any of the areas noted in the 'Position Description', above
● Solid oral/written English
● 'Project planning' qualifications/experience welcome (NOT REQUIRED)
● Creative, open minded, together with capacity to adhere to project requirements, deadlines and program parameters
● Ability to volunteer independently, as well as be collaborative within a team
Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Any Duration
Start Date:2019-11-01
End Date:2020-12-31
Time commitment will depend on the program and/or project.

Volunteers may expect to devote a MINIMUM NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH, divided between working at home and meetings/sessions at the Small Arms Building. Tasks undertaken likely will include PROJECTS (or PROGRAMS) that depend on DEADLINES and stages of completion.

Will depend on the program/project undertaken

Area(s) of Interest: Environment, Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, Education & Learning, Seasonal/Special Event, Event Planning, Music/Theatre, Research/Evaluation
How to Contact
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http://Small Arms Society

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