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.
1755 The Exchange SE, Ste 126, Atlanta, GA 30339, US
Artportunity Knocks mission is to empower youth through positive arts self-expression, education, community service and bridging cultures through the arts. The organization was established in the Metro Atlanta area in 2007 with a focus on providing music and arts education, intervention and appreciation to youth from ages 6 to 18.
The organization provides positivity to youth through arts education, mentorship, artistic job training for teens, and service to the community through performing arts. We provide a nurturing artistic 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 every year in hopes of giving not only Artportunity Knocks students, but other up and coming artists an opportunity to perform live in front of thousands.