Volunteer Position: ACWC Secretary

We’re now accepting applications!
Deadline: May 31, 2022
| Apply HERE

The ACWC/ACC has a new volunteer position open: we’re looking to find our next ACWC Secretary. We look forward to hearing from interested members and to share with our membership this exciting opportunity to get more involved in the organization.

The Secretary is a board member and serves as a collaborator and coordinator with the Board and our membership. They hold a high level overview of the organization, providing updates to the team and keeping information organized.

Because this position includes being a voting member of the Board, they collaborate and contribute to discussions and decisions that help our membership, community, and help shape the organization.

As a Board and an organization, we put a huge value on building a diverse leadership and elevating more voices. So if you’re someone from a diverse background (BIPOC, Francophone, LGBTQIA2S+, from underrepresented regions) or know someone who might be encouraged to take this role, please share this with them.

Even if you don’t have a background in this type of work or you don’t see yourself being on a Board, this is an opportunity to try out a position like this in a supportive environment.

If you have any questions about the role or the application, please contact our Chair, Julia Mermelstein.

Role Information

Start date: end of August, 2022 (officially beginning after AGM)

For detailed information on the role and responsibilities, please to check out our
ACWC Secretary Role Description

Overall Time Commitment 

Generally 2-3 hours a month (estimate), accounting for additional tasks that may come up. Specific recurring tasks include:

  • Tasks related to General and Annual Meetings – four times a year
  • Preparing applications and documents for ACWC-related initiatives or calls, like the Initiatives Fund – once a year

How to Apply

Members of ACWC who holds an Active or Student (composer-in-training) Membership are eligible to apply.

Submit a completed APPLICATION HERE by MAY 31, 2022

After the deadline has passed, we will be begin reviewing all submitted applications. We will then be in touch to follow up with all applicants.


How To Volunteer

ACWC/ACC is a volunteer managed and operated organization which relies entirely on the efforts of its members. We are always eager to hear from our members on ways they could to contribute and volunteer and have ongoing initiatives that welcome more support. If you are interested in volunteering or have ideas for ACWC initiatives, we would love to hear from you!

We recently created a new Board position, Outreach Manager, whose job focuses on engagement within the ACWC membership and how ACWC connects with the broader community, including but not limited to: other arts organizations, educational institutions, composers and performers, and non-members.

If you are a member of the ACWC and are interested in being involved in any way, please contact our Outreach Manager, Emily Hiemstra for further information.

If you are not yet a member of ACWC, please refer to the Membership Page for more information on becoming a member.