Board of Directors Positions
African Voices Communications Inc.
African Voices seeks individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit to help build on its successful 28 year history. We are seeking committed philanthropists with a passionate love for utilizing the arts to build and empower communities. We are expanding our Board of Directors to attract professionals with a strong background in business development, capacity building and finance. Board members with previous experience in serving on a non-profit board are encouraged to apply. The Board meets three times a year.
African Voices Communications is a non-profit cultural arts organization dedicated to fostering cultural understanding through literature, art, and film. African Voices receives city, state and federal funding as well as enjoying support from private donors. The organization serves NYC's vibrant arts community through the following public programs: African Voices, a literary magazine for emerging artists; Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series, the nation's first Oscar Qualifying festival devoted to women of color; and Get Your Read On! (GYRO!), a literacy program that uses the arts to build young people’s reading, writing and oratory skills.
Your responsibilities would include:
- Building support for the organization and its mission
- Fundraising (Give or Get)
- Attending board meetings (in person or via phone/video conferencing)
- Participating on at least one committee
- Strategic Planning & Program Development
- Building Organization's Endowment Funds
We are looking for people who have the following experience:
- Fundraisings & Grant writing
- Law (Non-profit and Employment areas)
- Corporate Giving & Sponsorship
- Marketing, Communications, and Social Media
- Public Relations and Community Outreach
- Non-profit Development
- Program Development
- Arts Education
About African Voices Communications Inc.
325 Lafayette Avenue, C.F. Suite, Brooklyn, NY 11238, US
African Voices Communications, Inc is a non-profit arts organization devoted to supporting art, literature and film by artists of color.
Founded in 1992, the organization publishes a national literary magazine and sponors community programs for emerging artists including literary readings, writers conferences and workshops, a film festival for women of color and other events. African Voices runs the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series and Get Your Read On!, an arts literacy program for young people in low income communities.