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Board Member - Suspicious Fish Arts and Literacy Program

Sep 21, 2020
Montreal, Quebec

Are you enthusiastic about community-building and storytelling? We are looking for 2-3 people to help grow our community-based organization.

Applications deadline is now August 14. For more information and how to apply:


About us: 

Founded in 2007, The Suspicious Fish Creative Literacy and Arts program is a registered non-profit organization, primarily operating in the borough of Verdun. 


Our mission is built on the belief that community can be strengthened through improving all manner of literacy skills and the art of storytelling. In the spirit of acceptance and encouragement, community members are given the opportunity to express themselves through creative writing mediums such as short story writing and development, scriptwriting and film production. While objectively guiding the growth of the participants’ narratives and exploring their creative talents, the program focuses on skills and community objectives that aim to reach the community at large. 


In the scope of the twelve years that Suspicious Fish has been in operation, the program has produced nine anthologies, numerous short films, various art projects, and has been involved in a number of community events and initiatives. 

We are looking to fill 2-3 positions on our Board of Directors. We are looking for people who have experiences in these areas, but all are welcome to apply:

  • Experience related to business development

  • Experience related to fundraising and grant writing

  • Experience related to social media, marketing and communications

  • Familiarity with youth, educational practices, trauma-informed approaches, equity-seeking and anti-oppression frameworks

  • Skills with non-profit board governance 

  • Familiarity with the communities we work with

Interested people can visit our website to find out how to apply:


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