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Associated Recreation Council is expanding our Board of Directors

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Associated Recreation Council

  • 4 people are interested

Associated Recreation Council (ARC) has been the 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of Seattle Parks and Recreation for over 45 years. Our mission is to inspire engagement and participation in equitable, dynamic, culturally relevant, and responsive recreation and lifelong learning programs. It's our vision to bring together all people to build a healthy community.

ARC is seeking a new member of the Board to join the Executive Team as Treasurer. Treasurers are responsible for ensuring their fellow board members are seeing good, clear data to help them make informed decisions for the organization. The Treasurer will also support and guide the strategic work of the Chief Financial Officer and lead the 3-member Finance Committee. A background in finance is highly desired. Board commitment is for three years, with an option to serve a second 3-year term.

If you’re interested in applying, have questions, or would like additional information about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Sonia Doughty at sonia.doughty@seattle.gov or 206.465.2580.

To learn more about the Associated Recreation Council, visit our website: https://arcseattle.org/. A list of our current Board members can be found here: https://arcseattle.org/Board-of-Directors

Some additional details about the Board of Director's opportunity:


The Board of Directors is a group of dedicated volunteers committed to advancing the mission and programs of ARC. The Board establishes overall policy and long-term strategy for ARC, oversees organizational management, and monitors ARC’s fiscal stability. While day-to-day operations are led by ARC’s Executive Director, appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about ARC’s mission and commitment. Ideal candidates are driven to serve on a board that promotes the following values:

  • Community Engagement and Participation
  • Equitable Access
  • Mutual Respect
  • Community
  • Accountability
  • Commitment to Race and Social Justice

Thank you for considering this opportunity. If you have questions or would like additional information please contact Sonia Doughty at sonia.doughty@seattle.gov or 206.465.2580.

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About Associated Recreation Council


8061 Densmore Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, US

Mission Statement

Since 1975, the Associated Recreation Council (ARC) has provided recreation, lifelong learning programs and community-driven leadership in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation. With a goal of providing equal and equitable access to citywide programs for Seattle residents of all ages, ARC works through 37 volunteer Advisory Councils to fulfill its mission of "building community through citizen engagement and participation in recreation and lifelong learning programs."


The Associated Recreation Council (ARC), in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, incorporated in 1975 as an independent nonprofit organization, supports lifelong learning through it's ARC Board of Directors and a system of 37 advisory councils. Citizen volunteers on the board and advisory councils help to enhance the mission and vision of Parks by providing a connection to the community and advocating for the success of citywide recreation services.

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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Cost Analysis
  • Accounting




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Board meetings are typically every other month month for 2 hours. Committee member activities can vary between 1 and 4 hours per month.

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