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Position: 2659 - Board of Directors - Program Director
Organization: Small Arms Society
Position Address: Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), 1352 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individual
Description
In this role you will be responsible for working with the Board of Directors, management committees, and various program sub-committees in developing, implementing and assessing an annual program plan for SAS's 'Creative Hub', including but not limited to:
- Developing activities that align with SAS's 'Creative Hub' program philosophy and principles
- Facilitating meetings with strategic partners, community groups, educators, and other key stakeholders about community program priorities for the building and site
- Developing and monitoring annual program budgets to ensure adequate funds
- Working with the Fund Development Committee to successfully solicit funds to support and ensure the sustainability of 'Creative Hub' programs
- Working with the Marketing + Communication Committee to develop activities and events to encourage maximum participation in 'Creative Hub' programs
- Managing the Program sub-committee volunteers to ensure individuals have various skills necessary for implementing and managing an annual plan
- Developing policies and procedures related to program strategies

In view of the anticipated timeline that will see 'Creative Hub' programs launched in EARLY 2020, PLEASE APPLY WITHOUT DELAY to explore this exciting, unque leadership volunteering opportunity!

Goal
The Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), located in the Lakeview community of Mississauga, owned/operated by the City, 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.

The Small Arms Society (SAS) is excited about initiating its INAUGURAL PROGRAM SEASON in January, 2020, at the Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB). A successful launch will significantly depend on effective program development, plus thoughtful and meticulous planning. Accordingly, SAS is looking for a volunteer 'Program Director' to join our Board of Directors as a member of our Board and committee head, in an exciting KEY leadership 'role'.

We are comprised of a group of community volunteers who are working in partnership with the City in the development of a unique 'Creative Hub' at SAIB [www.creativehub1352.ca], which will include multi-disciplinary activities across the arts, heritage, environment and technology. As community programming partner, we deliver a mix of programs, projects, education and events that foster collaboration, engage the community and enrich peoples lives.

Benefits
+ Excellent opportunity to use 'project planning' skills/training/experience, plus enhance your resume
+ As a Board member and volunteer 'leader', increase your presence in your local community by raising your personal profile and expanding 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
● Availability to serve a 2-year term on our Board of Directors
● Volunteering experience, preferably in a leadership capacity, with an awareness of how the volunteer sector works
● Creative, with attention to detail
● Project-oriented, capable of keeping to schedules and meeting deadlines
● Collaborative, able to volunteer and provide inspiring leadership within a dynamic team in ongoing development/implementation of programs for the 'Creative Hub'

Min Age: 25    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Monday Evening, Anytime
Features:
1. MONTHLY meetings by the Board of Directors (usually, 2nd Monday of each month)
2. Committee and sub-committee meetings (frequency is dependent upon ongoing projects)
3. Volunteer hours outside the meeting schedule(s) to address program/project planning, etc.
4. Events/Promotions

Training
Not applicable

Area(s) of Interest: Environment, Arts & Crafts, Culture & Heritage, Boards & Committees, Event Planning, Marketing/Promotion, Music/Theatre, Program Coordination, Research/Evaluation
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.smallarmsbuilding.ca
http://@smallarmssociety
http://@S_A_Society
http://Small Arms Society


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