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ORGANIZATION: SEEDS TO FLOWERS INC

  • 10 people are interested
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Seeds To Flowers, Inc is a not for profit organization that empowers girls and their families through education, personal development and education. Seeds To Flowers, Inc has worked throughout NYC for over 10 years focusing on girls who have experienced complex trauma. We have worked in various schools and communities such as East New York and Brownsville Brooklyn. We envision a world where girls and their families can thrive. We believe in getting to the need behind the need. We offer trauma informed groups, leadership courses, college prep, parenting courses, case management and counseling services.


Expectations

Board meetings are quarterly with two in person and 2 virtual meetings. Typically about 2 hours in the evening to accommodate working professionals.

Serve on, or lead at least 1 committee. (Meets monthly/as needed). Current committees, Marketing & Communication, Events, Membership (forming).

Execute Strategic Plan in concert with board and staff. We have a one year strategic plan to help us overcome our current challenges. We're happy to chat more with prospective members to see if these challenges excite you.

Represent Seeds To Flowers, Inc at organization programs & events and within the community. Be our ambassador! Attend our events, stop in to our recurring programs, and represent us in local events like the various community events.

This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch

Desired Skills and Experience
This position requires the following skills: Accounting, Fundraising, Grant Writing / Research, Networking, Resource Development / Management

More opportunities with SEEDS TO FLOWERS INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About SEEDS TO FLOWERS INC

Location:

637 CLEVELAND ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11208, US

Mission Statement

Seeds to Flowers, Inc empowers girls in low income communities through education, personal development and leadership.

Description

Seeds to Flowers, Inc. started in 2014 at a local high school in East New York, Brooklyn. All of our students experienced various traumas from sexual abuse, prostitution, low self-esteem and emotional stress. Every Wednesday we ran girls groups and college prep. This year all of our girls graduated from high school and was accepted into college. Our girls self-esteem improved and so did their grades. We completed college tours in state and out of state. Recently we started working with faith based organization who lacked mental health services and started providing our trauma informed group services.
Seeds to Flowers, Inc is now looking to develop a more effective program by:
Developing a tier program for our at risk high school girls
Providing counseling for our students

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community
Board Development, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

145 Pennslyvania AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11207

(40.67384,-73.89608)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Board meetings- 4 times a year for 2 hours

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