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WEST END HOUSE GIRLS CAMP INC

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West End House Girls Camp is a diverse and inclusive summer community for girls. Join our board and help bridge the gap of inequality at camp, and impact the lives of hundreds of campers for years to come.

ABOUT WEST END HOUSE GIRLS CAMP

West End House Girls Camp (WEHGC) is an overnight summer camp for girls ages 7-15, located in Southern Maine. Founded in 2011 as a nonprofit, The WEHGC experience is intentionally small, progressively multi-cultural, and 100% camper focused. The mission of WEHGC is to positively influence the lives of the girls by providing them with skills, support, and opportunities needed to grow into healthy, productive, and responsible women. West End is home to 194 girls each season, many of whom would not have the chance to experience camp due to financial limitations.

West End House Girls Camp’s Board of Directors is the governing body that oversees the vision, mission, and strategic plans of the organization . The volunteer board is made of up 6-12 members who each bring diverse skills and perspectives. Collectively, the board has significant industry expertise, nonprofit leadership, and deep ties to camp. These dedicated individuals devote their time, energy and skills to ensure the long-term prosperity of West End House Girls Camp for generations to come.

Core activities of the board include fundraising, financial planning, marketing, facilities management, alumni engagement, and oversight of executive staff.

BOARD MEMBER REQUIREMENTS

  • Devote 5-10 hours per month to serve on a committee or lead a project
  • Attend monthly virtual board meetings
  • Willingness to fundraise on behalf of the organization

WHO YOU ARE

  • You believe in the power of camp to change lives
  • You are inspired by building diverse and inclusive communities
  • You believe every child should be encouraged to be who they are
  • You advocate for all people to be treated with respect regardless of age race, religion, ethnicity, geography, economic status, sexual orientation, gender expression, family situation, or other similar characteristics
  • You bring unique skills that will add value to the team

FAST FACTS

  • Open Seats: 3
  • Compensation: Unpaid, volunteer opportunity
  • Length of Term: 2 years
  • Location: Remote, camp based in Maine
  • Meeting Frequency: Monthly
  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week
  • Experience Required: None

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About WEST END HOUSE GIRLS CAMP INC

Location:

105 ALLSTON ST, ALLSTON, MA 02134, US

Mission Statement

At the West End House Girls Camp we are committed to the growth and empowerment of our campers. The mission of WEHGC is to positively influence the lives of the girls by providing them with skills, support, and opportunities needed to grow into healthy, productive, and responsible women in an inclusive and intentionally multi-cultural environment. We believe in the power of camp to change lives and are committed to positively influencing the lives of the girls by providing them with skills, support, and opportunities needed to grow into healthy, productive, and responsible women.

Description

West End House Girls Camp (WEHGC) is an overnight summer camp for girls ages 7-15, located in Southern Maine on the shores of Long Pond. The WEHGC experience is intentionally small, progressively multi-cultural, and 100% camper-focused.

WEHGC is an inclusive, diverse, supportive, fun-filled community. We strongly believe that diversity fosters strength and adds beauty to our camp and therefore we encourage girls to be who they are! All staff, including campers, may not discriminate against or treat disrespectfully anyone based upon race, religion, ethnicity, geography, economic status, sexual orientation, gender expression, family situation, or other similar characteristics.

Children & Youth
Race & Ethnicity
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Facilities Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-2 hours per week
  • - Devote 5-10 hours per month to serve on a committee or lead a project - Attend monthly virtual board meetings - Willingness to fundraise on behalf of the organization

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