Call for New Board Members 2020

Help bring theatre to audiences across Ontario as a member of Driftwood Theatre’s Volunteer Board of Directors

Ontario’s longest-running outdoor, touring summer theatre company is looking for new board members to help realize Driftwood’s vision of theatre for everyone in Ontario.

We welcome interest from anywhere in the province. Dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity on and off stage, Driftwood encourages applicants of all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, ethno-cultural identity or gender.

New board members will be expected to attend Driftwood’s Annual General Meeting on January 25, 2020.

Prospective board members are asked to fill out an online application. Submissions are due by December 6, 2019.


For more details please contact Driftwood’s board of directors at

About Driftwood’s Volunteer Board

Driftwood’s volunteer board is comprised of 5-8 members who are ambassadors for accessible culture, engaging in governance, fundraising, event planning, visioning and hands-on assistance. A director’s involvement focuses primarily on their area of expertise.

The board meets five-six times per year. Four regular meetings take place via video conference (March, May, September, November). The Annual General Meeting and board retreat take place annually in January/February in a location mutually agreed upon by the board.

Board members are expected to serve on at least one committee (standing committees include Finance, Fundraising, Events, Strategic Planning, Board Nominating) which meet by video conference on varied schedules.

As visionaries and leaders, board members are involved in developing and setting Driftwood’s strategic vision, ensuring growth and stability while holding true to Driftwood’s vision of accessible theatre for everyone.

As ambassadors, Driftwood board members volunteer at events including Play in a Pub, Trafalgar 24 and our annual Bard’s Bus Tour.

Anticipated amount of volunteer time (including meetings, events and tasks) is approximately 40-50 hours annually.

Terms are three years and board members are expected to serve one full term (beginning January 2020).

The nomination committee is particularly interested in candidates who: live in regional Ontario communities, with experience or expertise in marketing, fundraising, event management, networking, board governance, finance, legal and/or community engagement.

About Driftwood

Driftwood Theatre believes in accessible, professional live theatre for everyone in Ontario. On the road for over 25 years visiting communities across the province, Driftwood is Ontario’s leading outdoor summer touring theatre company, performing for over 100,000 people in city parks, campus fields, schools, heritage museums and public squares.

Driftwood Theatre is a registered charitable organization. Charitable Business Number: 88636 4363 RR0001.

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