How to Get Involved

Why become involved?

Volunteering with the SCA provides the opportunity to network with fellow dedicated SCA member artists with similar background and interests. Join a great team!!

How can you be involved?

  • Volunteering on SCA committees and assisting with local SCA events and exhibitions, providing workshops and demos
  • Submitting articles to the SCA newsletterTwitter account and FaceBook pages
  • Attending invited workshops and annual social activities (Winter Holiday party, Annual General Meeting)
  • Serving on the SCA Executive. Call for nominations for SCA Executive Board positions are being accepted until June 1, 2019. Please complete the Nomination_Form_for_SCA_Executive_Positions_2019-2020 and submit a one-page summary of intent and brief biography (maximum of 400 words) with the name of the Executive Position for which you are running.

Vacant 2019-2021 SCA Executive Committee Positions (Including Directorships)

Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair (Director & Officer)
The duties and responsibilities shall include:

  • Prepare the SCA annual budget
  • Maintain accurate bank records of all SCA accounts.
  • Supervise deposit and withdrawal from all SCA accounts.
  • Prepare a quarterly review of SCA accounts, including statements of income and expense, assets and liabilities.
  • Secure and distribute an annual audited statement.
  • Supervise issue of annual dues reminders and receipts.
  • Manage charitable donations.
  • Supervise bookkeeping arrangements.
  • Coordinate the appointment and removal of signing officers.
  • Manage SCA insurance and GST obligations.
  • Explore fund raising activities.

Secretary (Director & Officer)
Duties and responsibilities shall include:

  • Have charge of the Minute records of the Corporation, be responsible for the recording of the Minutes for all general meetings of members and meetings of the Board.

Webmaster (Director)
Duties and responsibilities shall include:

  • Ensure that all information on the SCA website is current and accurate e.g., calls for artist, newsletters, announcements of upcoming exhibitions, Elected membership application information.
  • Add new and update SCA members' contact information as per changes to membership registration database. 
  • Collect meaningful web statistics and share these with the board on a regular basis.
  • Support Exhibitions Commmittee by maintaining on-line web gallery.
  • Respond to members’ queries regarding uploading their images and biography text.
  • Investigate and propose technologies which will help the Society with improved management of business and/or increasing efficiency (as required), in cooperation with the Finance and Communications Committees.

Newsletter Editor & Chair
Duties and responsibilities shall include:

  • Produce a newsletter, a minimum of 3 times annually, designed to keep members informed on SCA and members’ activities, as well as Board activities.
Associate Membership Chair
Duties and responsibilities shall include:
  • Assisting Membership Chair by being a liaison to Associate members