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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Atlas Assistance Dogs

Atlas Assistance Dogs(R) (Atlas) is looking for a few key people to expand our board.

We are in our 7 th year and to date have been an active volunteering as well as leadership board and are in transition. We have developed phenomenal programs and had great successes as a team, and recognize it is time to bring on some board members to help us think through the next steps and build an even stronger organization that will sustain long term. This is an exciting time to get involved and have a huge impact.

This is a great opportunity for you to expand your leadership skills, contribute to a culture of philanthropy, and work with a great team on core strategic initiatives that will have real impact that contribute directly to our mission. We are a cross-functional team who learns from each other and love to mentor each other. Have decades of board experience? Please come share them. Newer to board experience? Gain skills that will help you develop project, strategy and team management skills that will help you in your personal profession and goals.

We are looking for both seasoned as well as developing leaders who

  • Will help get our message out and build connections
  • Bring experience building and maturing nonprofits
  • Will help us build a strong fund development program
  • Will help us build a strong outreach program
  • Will help us build a strong marketing program
  • Are willing and excited to learn
  • Are willing to ask challenging questions
  • Are willing to be hands on when needed
  • Share our values of ethics, inclusion, and integrity

As part of this some of the specific skills we are looking for expertise and leadership in are:

  • Outreach, Public Relations, and Networking
  • Fund Development
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Active or networked in disability communities and those who serve them

Expected time commitment is an average of 2-5 hours a week encompassing monthly board meetings, committee meetings, outreach effort and any individual or committee related work that benefits the organization and our future.

The majority of our board activities are virtual; you can be in any location in the US.

Passion and interest about the service dog and/or disability community is strongly appreciated. We welcome and encourage anyone with a disability and anyone from any background to join our team!

This role is crucial to our ongoing sustainability. Please let us know if you and are interested.

Atlas Assistance Dogs is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit working to ensure access to assistance dogs for anyone who would benefit from them by bringing qualify training and certification to the individual wishing to be part of training their own dog.

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Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Animals, People with Disabilities


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PO Box 525Bellevue, WA 98009



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