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Girls on the Run Austin Board Member

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Girls on the Run of Austin

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Want to help start an organization that supports young girls becoming their best selves? Talk to us about becoming a volunteer board member of Girls on the Run Austin. Join the movement and help impact girls and families in your community.

The mission of Girls on the Run is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through an intentional curriculum that creatively integrates running. With over 210 councils nationwide, Girls on the Run is a truly unique physical activity-based, positive youth development program for young girls in 3rd to 8th grade.

Girls on the Run Austin is seeking passionate board members to support the organization through fundraising activities, event planning, and accounting expertise (CPA preferred).

As a Girls on the Run Board Member, you will:

  • Possess a passion for and commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of girls in 3rd through 8th grades.
  • Assist with tax accounting (as needed), monthly budgeting and Quickbooks tasks (payroll)
  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction to council to ensure the program meets the needs of participants, volunteers and the community with an emphasis on diversity and inclusivity.
  • Identify and develop key volunteers and leverage board members to assist with long-term goals and planning.
  • In conjunction the Council Director, create and implement a financial development plan that includes, but is not limited to, individual gifts, corporate sponsorships, grants, and special events, including 5K, to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.
  • Develop community relationships to cultivate donors and volunteers.
  • Establish community partnerships with like-minded organizations that are well-aligned with GOTR mission.
  • Develop relationships with schools and potential sites for programming.
  • With input the Council Director, create and implement a council development plan that includes program and site development strategies, marketing and awareness strategies, and community and volunteer engagement strategies.
  • Build a culture of quality, inclusivity and diversity among the council and its stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about our mission and who has a track record of volunteer service. Selected board members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing board members.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector in Austin.
  • CPA license preferred; must have tax accounting and Quickbooks experience
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of women and girls in their community.
  • Service on GOTR Riverside Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support in relation to member’s duties.
  • Contribute a minimum of $250 annually to Girls on the Run Austin.

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About Girls on the Run of Austin

Location:

Austin area, Travis county, PO Box 200594, Austin, TX 78720, US

Mission Statement

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Description

Girls on the Run is an after school program that uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Through interactive activities such as running, playing games, and discussing important issues, participants learn how to celebrate being girls. The program focuses on building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health. During the 12 week program, girls are empowered with a greater self-awareness, sense of achievement and a foundations in team building to help them become strong, contented and self-confident women.

Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Transactions
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Three hours per month (or less)

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