The Revue Film Society Seeks New Board Members!

We’re Recruiting New Board Members!

Join the board of Toronto’s oldest independent movie theatres!


The Revue Film Society is recruiting for at least 1 new director for a 3-year term starting this fall.


ABOUT US
We’re a federally-incorporated not-for-profit organization, which operates the historic 1912 Revue
Cinema, and we’re looking for new members for its volunteer Board.


The Revue is known for its specially-curated series which not only showcase interesting films but spark
lively conversations through curator introductions and post-screening discussions. Our tagline is
“Projecting Every Possibility” because our programming reflects the varied interests and passions of our
film community.


As a member of the Board of Directors, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth and
sustainability of an important Toronto cultural landmark and community hub and you’ll gain valuable
experience in:


● collaborating with a group of keen and active board volunteers
● learning about the inner workings of a not-for-profit
● connecting with the community


Position Type: Unpaid Volunteer Position


Term: Three (3) years, starting October 28, 2022


Time Commitment: Approximately 10 hours per month


Region: ON – Metro Toronto Area


Location: 400 Roncesvalles Avenue


Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 24, 2022


Position Description
The Revue Film Society is a functional/working board. The Directors of the Revue Film Society are all
volunteers.

The Board is expected to represent the Revue Film Society to the community and to advocate for the
Revue Film Society’s mission, programs and services, as appropriate. The Board is also expected to play
an active role in securing the financial resources necessary to achieve the Society’s mission.
The monthly time commitment is approximately ten hours a month. This includes a combination of
preparing for and attending a monthly Board meeting and committee meetings, attending an annual
retreat, and hands-on volunteer work such as supporting events and performing other operational tasks.
Directors are expected to attend monthly Board meetings and to chair and/or sit on at least one board
committee.


What we’re looking for
We’re looking for people who can bring skills and expertise in the areas identified below as well as a
passion for our mission and time available to commit to our work. As an organization that supports
equality, we encourage applications from individuals from all walks of life. We are seeking applicants of
any age and career stage, with experience from within Canada or beyond, ideally in one or more of the
following areas:
● Finance/Accounting
● Building/Construction/Renovation/Heritage Buildings
● Board Experience
● Industry knowledge
● Human Resources
● Legal
● Organizational Development and Management
● Risk Management
● Fundraising
● Non-profit/charitable Management


Don’t see your experience / area of expertise here? That’s okay! We’re looking for a diverse range of
passionate people who are dedicated to helping govern the Revue.


Eligibility
To be eligible to serve as Board Member, you must be:
● Minimum 18 years of age
● A member of the Revue Film Society (Interested applicants may become a member at the time
of recruitment)


Please note that board members are not expected to make monetary donations to the theatre.


Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility
The Revue Cinema Board is committed to reflecting the diversity of its community. We encourage
applications from all community members and hope to remove barriers to entry during the application
process and beyond.


The Revue welcomes applications from all individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with
disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and
sexual orientation.

We will work to accommodate applicants with disabilities in the recruitment processes. If you are
contacted by us regarding this posting, please advise if you require accommodation please email
board@revuecinema.ca.


How to apply
Please fill out our application form and upload your resume and a cover letter by Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

You will find the form by clicking the link above, or visit our website at www.revuecinema.ca
Please feel welcome to disclose if you are a member of an equity-deserving group and/or member of an
ethnic or racialized community.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview to take place between September 1 and
September 10.


In your cover letter, please tell us:
● Why are you interested in joining the Revue Film Society Board of Directors?
● In what areas identified by the Board (see page 2) can you best contribute?
● What other volunteer or community involvement experience do you have?
● What experience do you have participating on a committee or board or in another group
decision making process?


Please be assured that personal information will be held in strict confidence.


Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 24, 2022


We thank all candidates for applying. We’ll advise all candidates of the status of their application by
September 1st.