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Sat Mar 19, 2016 - Sun Mar 19, 2017


1957 S. Spaulding Ave. at 21stChicago, IL 60623


CHICAGO URBAN ART RETREAT CENTER 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Chicago, IL. 60623 www.urbanartretreat.com facebook.com/urbanartretreat

Junior Board Members WANTED

Job Description (begin process now) Adults who care about our mission and willing to volunteer their time!. Someone who can make a commitment to help our organization achieve it's goals. A person who will work within our framework and cooperate with others. A person who can be a part of things, identify how they can fit in, work on things the board wants accomplished in a harmonious manner.

Education is great but not the most important thing. If the person has skills and communicates effectively- that is best. Good written and verbal skills appreciated. This person can communicate well, make it to monthly meetings, chair a committee, participate in fundraising, and spread the word about our organization. Board members also help locate new board members and represent the organization in a positive way.

This person should be able to take on being a volunteer board member and have room in their schedule for it. We are looking for people who really want to make being a board member a priority! Our board members find social justice issues important, and support peace and diversity.

Desired Skills & Experience (will interview first, then attend orientation, then volunteer) mature, have enough time to volunteer, good communication skills, good networking skills, able to make a commitment, good time management skills.

Company Description (volunteer, voted in) Volunteer board members wanted for small non-profit helping under-represented people through art, discussion, and social justice activism. Formed in 1984, this grassroots organization is especially interested in supporting personal goals of self-improvement and giving through our seven programs- women's residence, art gallery, art studio, community art program, gardening & nurture, have studio will travel, & youth peace program.

Please visit our website and face book page to learn more and see if you would like to attend an orientation at our facility (116 year old brick house in North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago).

Help others while you help yourself! Volunteer with Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center. A great way to develop and/or to hone your skills. Build your resume with us!

www.urbanartretreat.com facebook.com/urbanartretreat

Additional Information


Part-time volunteer experience


Entry level or if you a have a lot of experience you can help others become more proficient


Public Relations, Business Development, Finance, Fundraising


Fine Art, Mental Health, Activism, Urban Life


  • Business Development
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 monthly mtgs. & independent work
  • good communication skills
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