Boards Members Needed

Looking to get involved with a non-profit that combines art and activism? Interested in supporting filmmakers who are creating change in the world? If so, volunteer on the Board of Reel Causes.

Reel Causes is a Vancouver-based non-profit that partners with filmmakers and Canadian causes dedicated to addressing global social justice issues. 

We host five events a year: film screenings followed by Q&A sessions to educate and inspire our community, providing a forum for authentic conversation around the issues that affect us locally. Our organization is growing and we are looking for extra support.

What We’re Looking For on the Board

We’re seeking volunteer board members to help in the following roles: 

Treasurer – Manage the financial affairs of Reel Causes, specifically event based bookkeeping. Duties will include: financial management, budget, reports and tax filing.  

Fund Development – Find and apply for grants. Work with the community outreach organizer to build a list of sponsorship opportunities for lead generation. 

Membership & Community Outreach – Membership management to make sure annual members are prioritized and research perks and opportunities for members. Outreach into the community to invite filmmakers and potential causes. Work with the fund development board member to identify sponsorship opportunities. 

Marketing & Communications – Working with the programme coordinator to establish key metrics from social media, website, and email along with strategizing for the short and long term. Google Ad experience is preferred, but not essential. 

Reel Causes is an equal opportunity organization that strongly believes in inclusion and diversity, and strives to expand its profile in this area. Indigenous, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, age and abilities are encouraged to apply. 

Overall, we’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who are self-motivated and interested in film, social justice and community issues. Ideally, candidates will have arts, non-profit, or previous board experience.

In terms of your commitment, we ask for:

  • Two hours per week for (self-directed tasks)
  • One evening per month for board meetings (excluding July/August)
  • Five screening/panel events per year at SFU Woodward’s downtown
  • A one-year commitment

Please email your cover letter and resume to with your desired board role.