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Governing Board Member

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The Simple Good

  • 42 people are interested
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We need your help! We are an up and coming not-for-profit dedicated to helping underserved kids find goodness and hope through arts programming. We have an immediate need for a governing board member who can make a significant impact in the growth of our organization. We are looking for the following skill sets:

Passion

We are looking to someone who is passionate about our mission. We look for those that have either worked for a similar cause in the past or that genuinely seem emotionally engaged with our mission.

Experience

Experience as a leader is critical since you will be responsible for governing our entire organization, along with experience to make wise choices.

Time

A governing board member attends monthly meetings, is in charge of at least one committee or project, and attends student showcases. We require each board member to make a serious commitment to participate actively in the work of their committee. Due to COVID-19, all our meetings are virtual.

Professional skills

We have a need for our governing board members to understand sophisticated legal, financial, or business issues.

Toughness & Collegiality

Our board members have to be ready to take on tough issues and work through conflicts, but they also need to be respectful and inspire collaboration.

Give Get

We require that our governing board member has an annual give/get of $2,000.

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About The Simple Good

Location:

641 W. Lake, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60661, US

Mission Statement

The Simple Good is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to connect the meaning of good from around the world to empower at-risk youth to become positive activists through art and discussion. Through after-school art programming and public art projects, our mission is to transcend the message that no matter where you go in the world, good means the same to all of us and that is what connects us as human beings.

Description

Chicago-based organization which provides in-school and after-school arts programming, locally and internationally, centered around mindfulness, social emotional learning and global compentency.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

641 W. Lake StreetSuite 200ChicagoChicago, IL 60661

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Budgeting
  • Group Facilitation
  • Arts Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 10 hours a month

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