Access is currently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Board of Directors. Join this dynamic artist-run centre at an exciting time in its 25+ year history! Learn more about Access here.

The Board of Access is comprised of artists and arts workers, who bring a broad range of skills and experiences, including design, fundraising, governance, and financial literacy, as well as their social and professional networks, and knowledge of artistic and curatorial practices.

What you bring
commitment to artist-run values
a keen interest in contemporary art
experience (or willingness to learn) in the following areas:

community fundraising or fund development
non-profit governance
financial management

Board members attend monthly meetings and volunteer their time to committees, fundraising and attending Access events. Two-year terms are preferred.

Current plans
Presently the Board is working towards the annual fall fundraiser, and supporting the new Director/Curator as she develops her first artistic program at Access. The Board and staff are committed to improving equity in our organization, and in the next year will be undertaking specific learning to support us in this work. We welcome the knowledge you contribute, and support you in learning with us.

Interested individuals are asked to submit a CV and letter of intent as a single PDF to with subject line BOD 2018 by 9am on Monday 28 May 2018.

If the application process poses a barrier to you in any way, please reach out to Katie directly at, by phone 604-689-2907, or in person during gallery hours (Tuesday to Friday 12 to 5pm), to express your interest.

Access is committed to an equitable consideration of all prospective board members regardless of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.

Accessibility notes:
There is an 8cm (3.5 in) lip at the entrance to the gallery. We plan to soon have a portable ramp for the exterior entrance, and can assist with the 112cm (44 in) sliding door. The self-contained gender neutral washroom is not wheelchair accessible. There is limited metered street parking and a parking garage on East Georgia.