Cool Classics! is Seeking Board Members!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3712 N. Broadway StChicago, IL 60613


We are seeking individuals interested in bringing their professional skills to an engaged working Board of Directors. It is an exciting time since we are receiving increased attention because we are a finalist for the 2017 Youth Program Award given by President's Committee on Arts and Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. A job description is below:

Member, Board of Directors

Role: To conduct the business of Cool Classics!; to raise funds to finance the organization and its programs; to bring professional skills; to be an advocate for the organization and to monitor organizational performance

Term: Three years of active membership, as dictated by the Cool Classics! bylaws

Responsibilities & Powers of the Board

  1. Bring professional expertise to the organization
  2. Establish policies and procedures
  3. Secure funds required for current expenses, as well as expansion plans as approved on by the Board
  4. Ensure financial affairs of agency are responsibly conducted
  5. Develop and implement a solid strategic plan

Specific Duties of a Member of the Board of Directors

  1. Attend meetings regularly and on time
  2. Become well-informed about activities of the organization
  3. Contribute knowledge and express points of view based on experience
  4. Consider other points of view, make constructive suggestions and help the Board make group decisions reflecting the thinking of the total group
  5. Become a financial supporter of the agency at an appropriate level
  6. Assume leadership in agency fundraising efforts
  7. Assume leadership role as appropriate
  8. Represent the agency proudly and positively at community events with other organizations and with private individuals
  9. Avoid conflict of interest


  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Varies

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