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Artportunity Knocks

Artportunity Knocks

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. AK fulfills this mission by engaging K-12 students in Afterschool and Summer Programs, as well as provide critical professional development for creative teachers.

About the position
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 CEO/Executive Director (ED), and working collaboratively to advise a high-performance CEO.

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 seasoned 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 2 hrs per month. The average Board term is 1-2 years. The Board meetings are monthly (9 months). The board financial commitment is an annual gift of $1,000 and an annual fundraising requirement of $5,000.

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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.

Arts & Culture
Board Development
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Content Management Systems

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • about 2 hrs per month

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