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Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center

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

Junior Board Members WANTED

BOARD MEMBERS wanted for small North Lawndale non-profit organization. We use art/discussion to help people improve their lives & bring awareness to social justice issues. We have several programs including: women's residence, bringing programs to other sites, creating peace parks from vacant lots to focus on black history, youth art fest, supporting community development, international program, nature to nurture, creating arts district, Christmas give away, animal welfare, more.

Looking for board members w/something to contribute. Can you make a one year commitment? We can do our initial orientation over phone. If interested, please look over our Fpage & website. Facebook.com/urbanartretreat & www.urbanartretreat.com Send email to contact@urbanartretreat.com for more information

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 then attend orientation, then volunteer, interview, ) mature, have enough time to volunteer, good communication skills, good networking skills, able to make a commitment, good time management skills.

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!

Additional Information

Type:

Part-time volunteer experience

Experience:

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

Functions:

Public Relations, Business Development, Finance, Fundraising

Industries:

Fine Art, Mental Health, Activism, Urban Life

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About Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center

Location:

1957 S. Spaulding Ave., Chicago,, IL 60623, US

Mission Statement

Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center (CUARC) provides guestrooms for women travelers & furnished rooms for women. CUARC also provides safe space for people who are different from each other to enjoy & learn from each other. CUARC celebrates multiculturalism, diversity, and non-violence. We provide opportunities for people to learn about and practice peace. We encourage our volunteers to learn about social justice issues and the isms to spread this information to others.

Description

In addition to a women's residence on the second floor, we offer an art gallery for under-represented artists, art boutique, and art studio for non-artists. CUARC offers a variety of programs geared to the under represented and to educate the public about under represented populations. At our own site and at sites of other non-profits, CUARC programs include: art workshops & classes for non-artists, support & education for entrepreneurs, art shows by under represented people (people with mental illnesses, people of color, non-artists, survivors of trauma, immigrants, lesbians, gays, & seniors). Social opps. for people who are different from each other to attend, enjoy each other, and learn from each other are offered monthly. Non-violence and tolerance is encouraged at all activities.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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