Get Involved

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

Submitting articles to the SCA newsletterTwitter account and FaceBook pages

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 vicepresident@societyofcanadianartists.com 

 

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 *

Nominations Chair

Social Media Chair

Associate Member Chair

Elected Membership Jury Chair

Atlantic Representative

Ontario Representative

Quebec Representative

Western Representative

Website Assistance

Publicity Assistance

Bookkeeper

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!