Board of Directors Member


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Basic Responsibilities:
The Board is vested with the responsibility for carrying out the Vision/Mission and for
overseeing the management and direction of CYT Waco. It is responsible for planning
and policy decisions, for financial stability and development, and for ongoing evaluation and
monitoring of the work of the organization.
This is a volunteer position.
Qualifications:
 Must understand and adhere to the policies reflected in the Vision, Mission Statement and
Values and Objectives.
 Must be a business or arts-minded individual with relative experience.
 Must demonstrate leadership qualities.
 Must be willing to give time, effort and resources to the work of CYT.

Specific Tasks:
 Oversees the actions of the Artistic and Managing Directors in the delegation and
administration of responsibilities to other staff members.
 Determines the future direction of the company and develops plans of action for
obtaining stated goals.
 Determines policies and procedures reflected in the Vision, Mission Statement and
Values and Objectives to guide the operation of the organization.
 Maintains the financial stability of the company, including fundraising efforts as
determined by Board Members.
 Manages and controls the legal affairs of the company to maintain the organization’s
non-profit status.
 Determines, evaluates, and approves new staff positions and appropriate compensation.
 Serves on sub-committees as needed.
 Regularly attends Board meetings, committee meeting as assigned, orientation sessions
and special meetings as appropriate.
 Serves on at least one standing committee and accept special assignments.
 Formulates and approves long range strategies and objectives as well as annual operating
objectives.
 Monitors the operating budget.
 Helps secure other qualified community leaders to consider being future Board Members.
 Attends CYT productions on a regular basis.
 Makes a generous, annual personal and/or business contribution to the support the work
of CYT as well as solicit funds from others in the annual campaign effort.
 Holds in confidence all business matters of the Board, unless they are intended to be
public information.
Term:
Election for a three year term (except when filling an unexpired term), subject to re-election.
Financial Expectations of Board Members:
All members of the Board of Directors are expected to become annual financial contributors
to the best of their financial ability to Christian Youth Theater. It is considered exceedingly
beneficial for all board members to be listed in CYT literature as financial sponsors of the
organization. While there is no specific requirement for participation, it is strongly suggested
that board members’ minimum contribution be at the Starring Role level ($1,000 or more
annually).
Vision Statement
CYT will be recognized as the best youth and community theater arts program in the nation.
Mission Statement
CYT is dedicated to developing character in children and adults
through training in the arts and by producing wholesome family entertainment,
all of which reflect Judeo-Christian values.
Values and Objectives
 Placing the maximum worth on people and treating each individual with
respect and significance.
 Developing character values in individuals including commitment,
discipline, self-esteem, confidence and integrity.
 Supporting the family unit through the direct involvement of each family
member’s talents, interests and abilities.
 Providing a quality product without compromising a wholesome
environment.
 Being a godly role model promoting the awareness of a higher
accountability.

Skills

  • Executive Admin
  • Visual Arts
  • Management
  • Youth Services
  • Arts Administration
  • Theater Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Meetings Monthly(2hrs) & field time
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