The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is seeking applications for new Board Members to help guide the organization into its next phase. 


• attend and support the annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival;
• attend the Annual General Meeting, exact date TBA but will be in late March or early April 2021;
• attend Board meetings, which will be held at least 6 times per year (1.5 hours approx) at an agreed upon location (members may also join via online conference platforms such as Zoom);
• maintain a good understanding of VLAFF’s constitution, mandate, vision and values;
• help to shape and update the organization’s policies and procedures;
• attend and support VLAFF’s fundraising events or initiatives;
• attend and support other events held by the organization; 
• promote VLAFF events to your networks, including via social media;
• represent and advocate for the organization in the community and at meetings with potential partners.

Board Members are expected to serve at least a two-year term.


• have attended at least one VLAFF event in the past;
• have knowledge of at least one of these fields: arts festivals, community outreach, filmmaking and/or exhibition, governance, capacity building, strategic planning, fundraising, cultural granting programs, accounting/financial management, or development of workplace policy and procedures.
• have previous experience volunteering or working with arts organizations or BIPOC organizations;
• possess a passion for Latin American arts and culture;
• demonstrate commitment, leadership, decision-making skills and integrity, as well as adhere to the values of the organization;
• be community-minded and possess communication and interpersonal skills rooted in respect for others.


Please send an e-mail to with the subject line “Application: VLAFF Board of Directors” and include a cover letter stating your interest in the organization, your experience and personal interests, and your relevant skill sets, along with your resumé or CV. 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. 
Deadline: March 15, 2021