Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Apply April 25,2021 –  May 25, 2021

LOUD (let optimism unleash dreams) Art Society is an integration of mental health optimization, specialized therapeutic art programs and services. We are currently seeking motivated individuals that want to advocate for mental health, art, promote creative activities and connecting creative professionals and therapists with communities in Calgary. We partner and collaborate with artists, art-therapists, music-therapist and mindfulness coaches to deliver our services.

Our mission isTo connect and engage families, at risk youth and vulnerable individuals with art and creative activities , art-therapists and artists in order to prevent and cure anxiety, depression, self-harm, PTSD, eating disorders and optimize mental, physical and emotional health.

Our Vision is: To provide an easy and affordable access to art, practicing any form of creativity and art education for a creative and healthy lifestyle to as many communities as possible. 

We are looking for nominees who are passionate about creative and healthy living, any form of art and bring knowledge and/or skills in one or more areas of Board governance and leadership:

strategic planning, fiscal oversight, collaborative partnerships, fundraising, community outreach and engagement, advocacy, human resources, policy, law, IT and social media.

  • Directors are expected to attend scheduled board meetings and contribute to the mission and vision of LOUD Art Society,  art and cultural growth around creativity, higher emotional intelligence  and optimism in Calgary and other potential locations

  • To engage in generating revenue (from fundraising, collecting donations, sponsorships, membership, and sale of services) on behalf of the organization.

  • The Board work as a team to support a sustainable funding model that integrates important partnerships within the corporate, education, nonprofits, government and arts service communities.

Prior volunteer Board or committee leadership experience in one or more relevant sector ( art organization, business, government, philanthropy, law, not-for-profit sector) is preferred but not mandatory.  LOUD Art Society is striving to build a  diverse and inclusive board . We are looking for :

  • Members of LGBTQ

  • Members from diverse cultural background

  • Members of Indigenous communities

  • Academics/Practitioners/ Educators

  • A broad range of industries 

  • Other creative individuals


 Honesty, Accountability, Empathy and Generosity 

If you are interested to join our organization but your experities do not aline with the roles listed please apply HERE

If you know someone whom you believe would be a good candidate, please feel free to pass along this message or get in touch with us.

Open Board Positions:

Director of Finance-Fundraising Expert


Public Relations Officer

Director-Social Media Expert


Director of Marketing


Director of Community Outreach 

Board Member- Chair 


Volunteer Coordinator

* Note by Government of Alberta : As of March 1, 2021, licensed businesses or registered charitable organizations that change Partners, Directors or Officers will need to provide a Criminal Record / Police Information Check for each individual when submitting a completed addition of directors or officers.

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