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Recruiting Organization: Minnesota Association for Environmental Education

Join the MAEE Board of Directors!

The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE) is looking for board members who want to make a lasting difference in the state. We're looking for potential board members who are passionate about supporting and advancing environmental education in Minnesota and offer unique skills (e.g. social media, website design, fundraising, IT technology, etc.) that will help make strides towards achieving the goals outlined in our strategic plan. Help make a lasting change in Minnesota!

  • Call for Board Members for the 2023-2024 Term:Two-year board term
  • Typically range from 5 - 15 volunteer hours per month
  • Rolling applications will be accepted until all positions are filled
  • See Board Member Recruitment for requirements at: minnesotaee.org/board-members/join
  • Deadline to apply: December 31, 2022

Areas of Interest:

MAEE is especially interested in receiving Board applications from individuals with interest OR skillsets in the following areas (but not required):

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Social Media & Communications
  • Event Planning
  • Fundraising Campaigns
  • Website Design
  • Finance & Accounting

MAEE recruits board members from a variety of backgrounds including (but not limited to):

  • College students and young professionals starting in the field
  • Staff from nature centers and environmental learning centers
  • Staff from parks, zoos, aquariums, and museums
  • Local government staff (cities, counties, SWCDs, watershed organizations, etc.)
  • State or federal government staff (PCA, DNR, MDA, USGS, USFS, etc.)
  • Staff from non-profits
  • K-12 teachers
  • Preschool teachers
  • Staff from colleges and universities
  • and YOU!


Benefits of joining the MAEE board include:

  • Make lasting, positive an impact on environmental education in the state of Minnesota
  • Increase your professional network
  • Develop skills and talents within your area of interest
  • Gain experience working on a Board
  • Advance your leadership experience and skills

Typical board member tasks include:

  • Board Meetings: Prepare for and attend virtual board meetings each month.
  • Special Events: Attend four or more special events each year (e.g. annual conference, awards ceremony, partnership events, etc.)
  • Annual Board Retreat: Attend a two-day annual board retreat, typically held in February (held virtually as needed to meet Covid restrictions)
  • Volunteer Hours: Volunteer time to complete activities in MAEE's strategic plan based on personal interest and skill set (e.g. website updates, event planning, accounting, etc.).
  • Fundraising: Participate in crowdfunding and other group fundraising efforts, contribute a silent auction item for the annual conference, and make an annual contribution to the organization.
  • Communications: Help spread the word about the MAEE activities, events, and volunteer opportunities.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the roles, responsibilities, and benefits of being an MAEE board member at (maeeinfo@gmail.com). Thank you for your interest in joining the MAEE Board!

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Environment
Education & Literacy, Environment

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