This is an extraordinary volunteer Board of Directors opportunity for an individual with Senior Level Executive (Director or above level) experience to grow and further develop an already proven nonprofit youth Arts organization. A successful Board Member will assist with leading the charge in fulfilling the organization's mission, partnering with the Executive Director (ED) and work collaboratively to manage a high-performance management team.
The Primary role of the Board is the raise funds for the operating budget of the organization and to leverage network and contacts for the furthering of the organization's mission. However, the board also ensures that the organization is fiscally responsible and accountable, and that the leadership is well trained/advised on major decisions.
About the Organization Leaders
Ty Woods is the Executive Director of the organization and is a strong leader. Since she has joined in November 2013, the organization has nearly tripled its revenues, corporate sponsorships, donor base and program impact. She is the former Executive Director for the Boys and Girls Clubs and has worked in the youth development/education field for over 15 years. She graduated with honors from Coles College of Business with an MBA and graduated Valedictorian from Life University with a degree in Business Management.
About the Role of Board Director
We are specifically looking for leaders who represent POSITIVITY, LEADERSHIP and DIVERSITY in the following industries: Marketing/Branding, Entertainment (TV/Film/Radio/Print), Arts (Theater, Dance, Fine Arts, Vocal, Technical), Finance (CPA or Banking), Education/Government, Event Planning/Fundraising (Committee Chair) and Corporate Development
*This position is a volunteer Board Member position. The minimum requirement of time is usually 2 hrs per month. The average Board term is 2 years. The Board meetings are bi-monthly. You can choose your level of committment if you want to be on the Advisory Board, the only requirement is to be available with your expertise area to direct the Executive Director. That is usually 1 hrs per quarter.
The selection is a series of interviews, meetings, and event/meeting participation prior to installation (usually 30 day vetting process).
In all things we want to make sure we have the person who will demonstrate excellence in everything they do for Artportunity Knocks. If you believe this is for you, please contact us via Volunteermatch.org or by calling our office 678-355-8734 to set up an appointment with the Board Chair Drew MacDonald.
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Brand Development & Messaging
- Content Management Systems
- Public Relations
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- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
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