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Volunteer Non-Profit Board Member to Diversify the Board

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  • 2 people are interested

About Us.

Awaken Pittsburgh is a growing, energetic 501(c)3 organization that draws upon the wisdom of mindfulness and meditation to serve a broad public. Our mission is to foster well-being, empathy, and compassion for all by teaching and encouraging mindfulness and meditation practices. Awaken Pittsburgh uses evidence-based curricula and programming to serve individuals, organizations, and communities to seek clarity, focus, renewal, and improved productivity.

Awaken Pittsburgh’s Board has decided to expand and is looking for diverse members to join and support our mission. We want to create an organization that represents all the different communities we serve.

Awaken Pittsburgh is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

We are working to incorporate welcoming and inclusive practices and policies into our organization at all levels. We therefore are looking to recruit and retain diverse board members to lead the way in the following efforts:

  • Working to better understand and elevate the marginalized and oppressed community experiences in the region in which we live and work
  • Incorporating marginalized voices, inclusivity, and anti-racism into the fabric of our programs and organization as a whole
  • Recruiting and retaining employees from diverse backgrounds, cultivating anti-racism, and increasing a sense of community, inclusion, and belonging

We are a working Board.

Working closely with Awaken Pittsburgh’s Executive Director and other Board members, the new Board Members will bring a depth of skills and experience that relate to one or more of the following fields:

  • Nonprofit Governance
  • Marketing and PR
  • Fundraising &/or Sales
  • Local Philanthropic or Business Connections

See our web site at www.awakenpittsburgh.orgfor more about us.


What can you expect in this role?(Essential Duties)

  • Prepare for and attend bi-monthly Board meetings and monthly committee meetings (approximately 2 hours each)
  • Work between meeting (~8 hours/month)

About You.

* You can think and act strategically with an eye on the "big picture" of a dynamic, future-focused non-profit organization.

* You are comfortable being a public face of Awaken Pittsburgh, i.e., at community events or with donors.

* You are ideally experienced in fundraising and can solicit and successfully steward donors.

* You are collaborative by nature, focusing on shared objectives and goals.

* You are a person of high integrity who shows accessibility and accountability through your actions.

* You are current with your mindfulness or contemplative practice.

* You have 10 hours a month to dedicate to this position.

Education and Experience:

* At least 5 years of relevant work experience or educational background.

* Ideally, equipped with previous board and/or non-profit management skills.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to

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738 Forbes Ave,, PITTSBURGH, PA 15217, US

Mission Statement

Awaken Pittsburgh fosters well-being, empathy, and compassion for all by teaching and encouraging mindfulness and meditation practices.


Awaken Pittsburgh’s vision is an equitable and just society where diverse peoples live in harmony with each other and their environments.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
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Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Health & Medicine


Wed Feb 01, 2023 - Tue May 02, 2023


Jewish Community Center5738 Forbes AvePittsburgh, PA 15217



  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • 8-10 hours per month

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