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Board Members

Board members are responsible for all aspects of governance and finance with this long established registered charity. In addition, board members take an active role in planning and putting together its annual June community festival week. The 2024 project plan is underway. Regular board/planning meetings start from mid October 2023.
New board members will bring their own skills to the existing team and their chosen areas of active involvement can be flexible

About Leith Festival Association

We are a community arts festival where we welcome all from the diverse backgrounds that Leith is rich with, and encourage to participate in the festival all groups and organisations during our 9 day event, including our Gala Day and Pageant.

Experience Required

Need to attend regular committee meetings. Must respect opinions/ ideas of other board members. Must be able to work in a team and communicate well. must have an interest in contributing to the local community. Ideally be prepared to take action point minutes on a rotating basis. Practical skills useful too.

Training Details

Applicants will be asked to complete a short application form which will be considered by the exiting Board. An informal interview will take place. If successful, the prospective board member will attend 3 meetings as an observer before a final mutual decision is made.

Flexibility & Commitment


1 to 2 hours every fortnight for committee meetings

Location/Travel Details

Main office at Academy street, Leith


Provide a receipt and bank details which the Treasurer will reimburse by bank transfer

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs