Member of ITA Board of Directors


(42.04868,-87.68201)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1702 Sherman AveEvanston, IL 60201


About

The Institute for Therapy through the Arts (ITA) is one of the few comprehensive community-based arts therapy programs in the United States to offer four creative arts treatment modalities - Music Therapy, Drama Therapy, Art Therapy, and Dance/Movement Therapy. ITA’s highly skilled team of therapists uses these different modalities to help children, adults, and families to improve functioning related to psychological, developmental, physical or cognitive factors.

Founded in 1975, ITA has operated for 40 years as a division of the Music Institute of Chicago. In September 2015, ITA became an an independent nonprofit organization. ITA is now looking for enthusiastic individuals dedicated to helping individuals heal through the creative arts to join its Board of Directors. Board members will serve as ambassadors for the organization, working to promote and fulfill ITA's mission. For more information on the organization, visit ITA’s website at www.itachicago.org.

Time Commitment:

  • Attend meetings at the end of each fiscal quarter (with a special initial meeting in August 2015)
  • Committees of the board meet once per fiscal quarter before the full board meeting, or more frequently, depending on their respective work agendas

Expectations:

  • Attend meetings on a regular basis
  • Serve on at least one board committee
  • Serve a 3-year term
  • Participate in special events and fundraising activities of ITA
  • Remain actively informed about the organization
  • Work toward expanding ITA’s resources
  • Safeguard confidentiality of ITA information
  • Make, or secure from another party, a financial contribution
  • Adopt an open mind when considering new ideas and changes in historic practices, consistent with the mission, principles, and values of ITA

Skills

  • Strategic Planning
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Donor Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Be able to meet at least once per fiscal quarter
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