YouthBuild Lake County is Recruiting New Board Members

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YouthBuild Lake County

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YouthBuild Lake County is actively recruiting for energetic, passionate and hard-working board members. We are looking for board members who believe in our mission and are willing to be active in their governance role.

The YouthBuild Lake County Board of Directors provides organizational leadership and vision, engages in strategic planning and forecasting for the agency and participates in agency fundraising efforts. Each board member also joins a committee of the board. Our committees include finance, fundraising and development, recruitment, and governance.

Our board meets bi monthly, the 3rd Friday of the month, from 8 - 10 a.m.

YouthBuild Lake County provides under served young adults with the education and training necessary to become gainfully employed and build a better future. Our students earn their high school diploma and then begin hands-on career training in construction, IT, nursing, or transportation, distribution and logistics. We help to place our students in college or careers upon completing our program.

YouthBuild is in particular need of Board Members that work in the industries listed above, but all are welcome to apply.

YouthBuild Board Members are proud of our organization and enjoy seeing their hard work reflected in the students we serve.

Consider sharing your talents with us as we move to diversify and increase our board membership.

More opportunities with YouthBuild Lake County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About YouthBuild Lake County

Location:

1812 Morrow Ave., North Chicago, IL 60064, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help low-income young adults complete their education, learn the necessary skills to become gainfully employed, and build a hopeful future for themselves and their families.

Description

Our goal is to help young adults striving to transform their lives, YBLC is an education and career training program that fosters self- sufficiency and personal leadership through its integrated curriculum, strong ties to local businesses, and community enhancement projects. In the City of North Chicago, approximately 40% of young people do not finish high school and over 15% of families live in poverty. In our YouthBuild program students can obtain their High School Diploma or their GED, learn job readiness and leadership skills through the building of affordable homes, and earn an AmeriCorps scholarship. In our Bridge to College programs students can earn Post Secondary Education Certificates to prepare them for careers in Transportation, Distribution and Healthcare.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2303 Kemble AvenueNorth ChicagoNorth Chicago, IL 60064

(42.31733,-87.85474)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • IT Management
  • Construction
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies dependent on committee chosen. Depending on the committee, it may meet monthly, quarterly or as needed. The board meets 6 times per year.

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