Position Title: Education Chairperson
Purpose: The education chair is a member of the board of directors and serves Eastside Audubon by overseeing an engaging schedule of educational for chapter members and the community.
- Sets the direction for and oversees the chapter’s education programs, making sure they fit the chapter’s mission and adhere to the chapter’s goals;
- Plans and manages adult education for the chapter: determines education topics, schedules classes, finds and coordinates with instructors, and works with Executive Director on publicity, participant registration, class setup and evaluation;
- Supervises the budget for education;
- Partners with other organizations to share resources and reach a wider audience;
- Oversees the following volunteers and committees: adult classes, photo group, program nights, rangers, youth education.
- Supports the board’s birding chair to hold field trip leader classes.
Education ChairQualifications: All board members must display a commitment to the organization and an understanding of the organization and its principles, mission, goals, and services. Board members should also know the responsibilities of governance and management, and paid and volunteer staff. The education chair must also display the following:
- The ability to successfully work with staff and other volunteers.
Responsible to: Board president.
Length of Appointment: The term is 2 years.
Time Commitment: Estimated to be approximately 84 hours per year, consisting of:
- 2-4 hours per month for board meeting and program night attendance (48 hours annually).
- 3 hours per month for planning, coordination or meetings with committees (36 hours annually).
Support and Training: The board president is available to answer questions and offer guidance. All board members have the opportunity and are encouraged to participate in at least one board-appropriate training per term, paid for by Eastside Audubon. Additionally, attendance at the Audubon Council of Washington or another Audubon meeting at least once per term is encouraged.
About Eastside Audubon
PO Box 3115, Kirkland, WA 98033, US
The mission of Eastside Audubon is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and our communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people.
Eastside Audubon believes in the importance of birds and wildlife in our communities.
Volunteers work to protect wildlife and their habitats through our Conservation Committee. Our Education Committee teaches children and adults about birds and wildlife, and their value in the community.
Our members enjoy studying our local flora and fauna through monthly field trips and programs.
308 Fourth Avenue S.Kirkland, WA 98033
September 9, 2021
- General Education
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Community Outreach
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Driver's License Needed
- Orientation or Training
- 6-8 hours per month