Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Sulzer Library4455 N Lincoln AveChicago, IL 60625

About

Chicagoland Model UN Club is seeking board members with marketing and accounting expertise

http://chicagolandmunclub.org/

Background

The Chicagoland MUN Club is a nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organization that educates high school and middle school students in leadership, public speaking, negotiation, international issues and professional skills through its programs. Our programs include:

  • The Northern Illinois Model United Nations Conference
  • A Model UN Conference summer camp
  • Skills-building weekly training sessions in preparation for national and international model UN conferences. CMC members have won various awards at national and international Model UN conferences

With a 7 year history, we have organised 5 successful Northern Illinois Model United Nations Conferences (http://www.nimunweb.com/w/). Our 6 th annual conference will happen on November 16, 2016.

Invitation to Apply as a Board Member

CMC is undergoing an exciting time of growth. We have a couple of open seats on our Board of 5 professionals and 5 students, and we encourage you to consider applying if:

  • You value the educational and social benefits of a Model United Nations Club - you will play a pivotal role in shaping the careers of future U.S. and international leaders.
  • You are motivated to promote the benefits of educating students in leadership, professional skills, international issues and politics.
  • You are interested in mentoring Teens to run a non-profit.
  • You have the time, energy and desire (5-10 hours per month) to serve on an active board.
  • You are a professional with expertise in accounting or marketing/PR.

Role of the Board

In 2016-2017, board members will be involved in one of the following functions:

  • Provide direction and strategy to steer CMC through this next growth phase, including reviewing and refining a long-term plan;
  • Building a public relations and marketing strategy;
  • Reviewing and refining a fundraising strategy;
  • Provide governance, fundraising and other guidance; or
  • Provide accounting, legal and project management support.

We meet as a Board monthly but also use online tools to communicate extensively between meetings, and some members or teams may also choose to meet in-person or via call-in between our monthly Board Meetings.

To apply, please send your resume to chicagolandmun@gmail.com.

Skills

  • Budgeting
  • Transactions
  • Fundraising
  • Accounting
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 5-10 hours per month minimum

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