Board of Directors Membership Opportunities


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


1680 373rd Avenue NEStanchfield, MN 55080
Our labyrinth and main lodge
ARC in the summer and spring, our grounds are equally stunning in the fall and winter.


A position on the ARC Board of Directors offers opportunities for deepening spiritual engagement, supporting a mission vital to healing the world, and continuing the nurturance of a multi-decade program of action, reflection and celebration.

VISION: ARC envisions a transformed world in which all people embrace and cultivate the spiritual nature of in healthy, loving relationships with themselves, each other, and the earth.

MISSION: An intentional community holding sacred space, inviting people to experience the spiritual nature of life through action, reflection, and celebration.


  • Intentional Community
  • Contemplative Spirituality
  • Hospitality
  • Sustainability
  • Authentic Presence
ARC’s board primarily provides working support, governance and policy oversight.

Board Member responsibilities include:

  • A lightness of spirit and willingness to have fun, connect and be joyful together in the leadership of life changing organization
  • 18 to 20 hour per month time commitment, including committee participation for strategic plan implementation, 40th anniversary events, and other projects (five hours a week)
  • Give/Get donation: $500 first full calendar year on board, $1,000 each for second and third years.
  • 3-year terms, renewable once before a mandatory hiatus of one year. Re-appointment after the hiatus would be for a new 3-year term.
  • Volunteer at ARC at least one weekend annually, 2 or more volunteer visits would be gratefully received.
  • Attend bi-monthly meetings
  • Assist in recruiting new board members as positions become open and as you prepare to cycle off.


  • Finance/Accounting/CPA background or experience to serve as Treasurer to assist the board and ARC leadership and contracted bookkeeper with financial oversight and planning.
  • Fundraising experience or interest, including an Individuals with corporate or foundation connections who are willing to help ARC build its network are especially desired.
  • Marketing skills including planning, development and/or advising on outbound marketing materials including print, digital and social media.
  • Event Planning: Experience planning and executing events large and small to assist with our 40th anniversary festivities in 2018.
Individuals with other skillsets are also encouraged to apply.

To apply for board membership, please complete our online application at:


  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Accounting
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Bookkeeping

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 18 to 20 hours per month

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