Why Become Involved
Volunteering with the SCA provides the opportunity to network with fellow dedicated SCA member artists with similar background and interests. Join a great team!!
How can you be involved?
Volunteering on SCA committees and assisting with local SCA events and exhibitions, providing workshops and demos
Attending invited workshops and annual social activities (Winter Holiday party, Annual General Meeting)
Serving on the SCA management team. Call for nominations for SCA Board of Directors positions are being accepted until June 1, 2020. If you are interested in serving on the management team please contact Marissa Sweet at firstname.lastname@example.org
what are the managment roles
The following are the various roles it takes to run the Society of Canadian Artists. We are always looking for volunteers to provide new ideas and vision.
President – Director & Officer
Vice President – Director, & Officer
Treasurer – Director & Officer
Secretary – Director & Officer
Past President – ex-officio Officer
Membership Chair – Director
Exhibitions Chair – Director
Publicity Chair – Director
Website Chair – Director
Communications Chair – Director
Newsletter Chair – Director *
Fundraising & Sponsorship Chair – Director *
Social Media Chair
Associate Member Chair
Elected Membership Jury Chair
Office & Secretarial Support/
* May not always be filled as a Director role.
How much time do you have to Commit?
Being a national organization means we have to be innovative about how and when the Management team meets. Currently we hold meetings via online conferencing applications every other month. We also communicate when needed via email.
Each role has different time commitments attached to it. Some are more involved than others and some are only required at certain times of the year.
Are there any openings?
We are looking to fill the following positions
Exhibition Chair (Director)
Prepare a rolling exhibition schedule for at least 2 years in advance, including location, type, duration
Be the liaison between the gallery and the board of directors; create the Call for Entry; arrange for jurying; communicate jury results and artist responsibilities; develop price lists and catalogues; provide website chair with exhibition information and images.
Arrange one or more annual inline exhibitions
Membership Chair (Director)
The Membership Chair maintains the membership roster in conjunction with our office assistant.
Answers members’ inquiries as they arise
Coordinates the Membership committee for Associate members, Elected membership jury and Honorary membership consideration.
Fundraising & Sponsorship Chair (Director) new role
Look for connections that can lead to successful relationships with companies or individuals interested in supporting the arts in Canada through donations, sponsorships, awards and bequests
Regional Representatives – Western Canada or Quebec
As a regional representative, you will act as the liaison between the Board of Directors and the members in your region.
Coordinate regional activities.
Scout for possible gallery exhibition opportunities in the area.
Who do you Contact?
If you are interested in learning more about these roles or standing for nomination please contact any of the following – we’ll be happy to answer your questions!