Board Officer /Legal - Parkdale Village Arts Collective Inc.

Posted On: 2015-03-20  
Application Deadline: 2015-04-20  
Time Commitment: 1-5 hr / month  

Gallery 1313 an artist run centre and incorporated not for profit organization with charitable status is seeking a new Legal Board Officer / Lawyer for its Board of Directors . Board meetings are once a month and the officer needs to advise the Board on legal issues. Other responsibilities regular Board duties and helping with fundraising. The position is currently open . Persons interested should have some legal background (with a law firm ) , be aware of the not for profit world and have an interest in contemporary art .Candidates will be interviewed . Please send a current CV and a letter of interest to director@g1313.org

About the Organization

The Parkdale Village Arts Collective (PVAC) was founded in 1994 with support from the Parkdale Village Business Improvement Association and with a general objective of initiating positive social and cultural improvements in "the village" through providing needed support for a burgeoning community of artists and arts audiences. 

PVAC was subsequently incorporated in 1997 as a non-profit, non-political collective of artists with a mission of ensuring the availability of professional-quality gallery facilities in which members and other emerging and established contemporary artists throughout the broader Toronto community could exhibit their works. Since 1998, the collective has achieved this aim principally through operating Gallery 1313, an "artist-run center" located deep in the heart of Parkdale Village at 1313 Queen Street West.

As of mid-2007, the collective and gallery have several hundred paid members and an elected board of 11 directors - members and non-members alike - who take an active role in the governance and operations of the collective and the gallery.

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