Board of Directors Member


Cause Areas


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


929 Central Ave NEMInneapolis, MN 55413


Full BoD Job Description Here:

The Board of Directors: For the past two years, the Board of Directors has functioned as a working board and all members assumed multiple responsibilities. The focus of the current Board will be transitioning from day-to-day operations into long-term sustainability and planning. MiMS currently has one part-time Executive Director that answers to the Board.


Mile in My Shoes is seeking board members with a passion for our mission, an understanding of the time commitment required of a working board, and, ideally, prior Board experience. In particular, Mile in My Shoes is seeking Board Members with the following skills or experience:

  • Communications/Marketing/Social Media
  • Nonprofit Growth and Planning
  • Fundraising/Development/Networking
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Fitness Programs/Health Outcomes

In addition, Mile in My Shoes is looking for candidates whose networks include Twin Cities Homeless Services, Veterans, or Addiction Treatment organizations, and for candidates who have direct involvement with local running/racing organizations.


Number of current members: 7

Number of additional members needed: 3-4

Meeting time & frequency: First Monday & third Wednesday of each month, 7-9pm (subject to change)

Meeting location: Clare Housing, Northeast Minneapolis


Time commitment: 10-15 hours/month

Board Terms: 1-2 years, renewable

Fundraising and making Mile in My Shoes a philanthropic priority

Serving on committees and taking on special projects as designated by Board Chair.

Acting as an Ambassador for Mile in My Shoes

To Apply: Please send your resume and a letter of interest to by February 24, 2017.


  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 10-15 Hours/Week
  • Fundraising Commitment

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