Recruiting 2023 class for Board of Directors: HR, Finance, Education, Corporate, Entertainment

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ORGANIZATION: Artportunity Knocks

Artportunity Knocks

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 working collaboratively to manage a high-performance management team.

The Primary role of the Board is to raise funds for the operating budget of the organization and to leverage network and contacts to further 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 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 1 hrs per month. The average Board term is 1-2 years. The Board meetings are bi-monthly. You can choose your level of commitment 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 hr per quarter.

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About Artportunity Knocks

Location:

3350 Greenbriar Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30331, US

Mission Statement

Artportunity Knocks mission is to empower youth to make positive and smart choices while increasing opportunities in the Arts, Education, Community Service and Bridging Cultures. The organization was established in the Metro Atlanta area in 2007 with a focus on providing stem and arts education, intervention and appreciation to youth in K-12th grades.

Description

The organization provides a nurturing and safe environment that fosters learning and creativity during the school year and summer months. Our primary demographic target ages 6-18, with an emphasis on the "tween" age groups (9-13). Our programs currently support students located within the Metropolitan region of Atlanta, Georgia with a reach that expands to over 10,000 students.

Among the specific activities provided at our site are:
Homework Assistance/Tutoring
Computer Lab (Software workshops)
Nutritious Snacks
Music Instructional Classes: Piano, Drums, Guitar, Voice
Performing & Technical Arts Classes: Dance (Hip Hop/Contemporary), Acting, Rap, Music Production and Music Engineering
Mentorship

We also host positive concerts in hopes of giving not only Artportunity Knocks students, but other up and coming artists an opportunity to perform live.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Board Development
Children & Youth
Arts & Culture, Board Development, Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

275 Decatur Street SoutheastAtlanta, GA 30312

(33.74969,-84.38062)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Fundraising
  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Accounting
  • Arts Administration
  • Rapping

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • about 1hr monthly
  • Annual board retreat 2nd weekend of October

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