Board of Directors
Volunteer Types: Governance (Boards, Committees)
Organization types: Arts, LGBTQIA2+
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: August 15, 2022
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We are recruiting for two positions on the Board of Directors for Ottawa’s 2SLGBTQIA+ choir, Tone Cluster. We are looking for an individual who will contribute to realizing this long-established organization’s vision and objectives, guide its long-term development and financial sustainability, provide leadership and make a strong commitment to supporting a sense of belonging and inclusion.
General Board member responsibilities for both positions:
–Available to attend monthly board meetings (currently held once per month, usually the third Thursday of every month from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm EST, virtual format for now)
–Additionally, each Board member is expected to contribute time during the month chairing or participating in Board committees, preparing for Board meetings and contributing in other ways to the healthy operations of the choir. Board members would normally contribute between 10 and 20 hours per month on Board duties.
–Take on tasks to help ensure Tone Cluster’s long-term development and financial sustainability
–Willingness to participate in Tone Cluster activities including its concerts and other events
–Ability to work effectively, professionally, and collaboratively
–Leverage specialized skills and perspective to directly support the work of the organization,
Tone Cluster strives to include a diverse Board of Directors and encourage individuals to apply who have relevant skills and experience, who are either members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community or strong allies.
***If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please provide your CV and cover letter that highlights your qualifications and experience to the Chair of the Nominations committee, Roger Butt at [email protected]
Deadline for applications: Friday, Aug 5, 2022
Once applications have been received, successful candidates will be invited to an interview.
For more information on Tone Cluster, visit

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Serving on the Tone Cluster Board will benefit the volunteer in ways that include: Tone Cluster is a not for profit, incorporated, 2SLGBTQIA+ choir and encourages active participation from its Board members. Board members provide oversight of the human, financial and physical resources of the choir, and promote Tone Cluster within the community. It's a great way to give back to the community! Be a leader in your community of a long established, financially and organizationally stable arts organization, Share your perspective with other dynamic and engaging individuals and make a difference. Gain valuable experience and enhance your career
How will the organization benefit?
Board members bring with them a diverse mix of perspectives, ages, orientations and life experiences to the organization. The strength and longevity of Tone Cluster is due in a large part to the effective and efficient leadership and commitment of its Board of Directors.
Volunteer location:
Virtual location --Monthly board meetings on ZOOM for now and currently held every 3rd Thursday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm EST).


Roger Butt
@Tone Cluster - quite a queer choir
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This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)
You will be helping with: LGBTQI2+

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