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Board of Director Member for EDUCATION NONPROFIT

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ORGANIZATION: Educate. Radiate. Elevate.

  • 30 people are interested
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Educate. Radiate. Elevate. is looking for Board of Director members! You could help support the organization’s sustainability through financial contributions, recruiting, outreach, and improvement of procedures and policies - all while playing a valuable role in improving the lives of our most vulnerable youth. Strong education is truly life-changing - not just for the child receiving the support, but also for the student’s family, community, and society.

You will be a welcome addition to the team if you are:

  • A resident of Illinois and/or Texas
  • A community activist who is passionate about education and equity
  • Have experience working with socio-economically disadvantaged communities
  • An outgoing self-starter who can work collaboratively in a remote environment
  • Willing to contribute in creative ways utilizing your expertise, skills, and network

About Us:

E.R.E. is a nonprofit operating in IL and TX, formed during the pandemic to address the growing achievement gap due to school closures. Our purpose is to strengthen the educational achievement of underserved students by providing them with high-quality instruction from experienced tutors who will assist them with academics, enrichment, and test prep as well as essential learning and life skills. Our mission is to minimize the disproportionate learning losses for low-income students to provide economic, social, and emotional stability for the youth served, their families, and their communities.

What you’ll do:
(Approximately 15-20 hours per month)

  • Serve as an ambassador, advocating for E.R.E., spreading awareness, and inspiring interest among your personal and professional network
  • Actively assist with developing resources, connections, and staffing for E.R.E.
  • Make informed decisions on issues, policies, and other Board matters
  • Utilize your professional skills and expertise to assist with goal-oriented tasks

Commitments:

  • Participate in regular Board meetings at least once per quarter and regular committee meetings at least every other month
  • Regularly complete specific KPIs related to organizational objectives
  • Contribute or raise at least $1,000 annually
  • Be involved for at least one year

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About Educate. Radiate. Elevate.

Location:

4741 W Dickens Ave., CHICAGO, IL 60639, US

Mission Statement

Educate. Radiate. Elevate.’s mission is to minimize the disproportionate learning losses for under-resourced students to provide economic, social, and emotional stability for the youth served, their families, and their community.

Description

Educate. Radiate. Elevate.’s purpose is to strengthen the educational achievement of socio-economically disadvantaged students by providing them with high-quality instruction from experienced tutors who will assist them with academics and test prep as well as essential learning and life skills.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Participate in 1.5-hour quarterly meetings via Zoom, reading the materials beforehand. Commit to at least one year.

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