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Work at Mayworks

Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts is looking for an Interim Festival Director to lead their 2018 multidisciplinary arts festival. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the arts, dedication to the labour movement and experience with event planning. This position is posted in accordance with Article 15 in the collective agreement between the Mayworks Board and CUPE Local 1281. Internal candidates will be considered before those applying externally. Please see job posting for the Interim Festival Director position here.

Volunteer With Mayworks

Mayworks requires many volunteers throughout the year and during the Festival itself. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please email the Mayworks Festival Director with your resume and a cover letter indicating your area of interest/expertise and how you could contribute to Mayworks.

Want more information on volunteering at Mayworks? Contact us today.

Tel: 416-599-9096

Join the Mayworks Board of Directors

Are you an enthusiastic individual who is interested in contributing to the goals and objectives of Toronto’s Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts? If so, we would like to hear from you! The Board of Directors at Mayworks have the following responsibilities:

  • Commit to the goals and objectives of Mayworks Festival
  • Attend, support, and promote events of the organization
  • Commit to attending and participating in monthly board meetings (in the evenings) and annual strategy sessions
  • Active correspondence with other board members via email in between meetings
  • Active participation in one or more board committees
  • Contribute to efforts towards increasing our individual supporters/donors and developing new funding partners

We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who could bring a combination of the following skills to the Board:

  • Fundraising expertise in non-profit sector (for example coordinating fundraising events, individual solicitations, sponsorships, grant applications)
  • Board development experience
  • Connections to key communities
  • Experience working in non-hierarchical organizations
  • Experience working in progressive labour and/or arts organizations

Contact us
If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors at Mayworks Toronto, please email with the subject line ‘Board of Directors.’ Attach a short statement of interest and resume to your email. Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted if it is has been shortlisted.