San Francisco, CA 94110
Leap Arts in Education Volunteer Board Member Description Leap Arts in Education is seeking dedicated individuals to join our Board of Directors! New board members will join a group of professionals contributing to an established non-profit bringing arts education to 8,000 Bay Area children. This is accomplished by: Advising and supporting Leap staff through thought partnership in key functional areas Attending monthly board meetings to steward the organization governance Actively planning and participating in Leap’s annual fundraising events: Sandcastle Classic, Leap’s cornerstone Ocean Beach event celebrating its 40th year in 2022! Creative ArtBar, an immersive, art-focused fundraising evening Helping set the organizational strategy in a yearly Board/Staff Retreat Contributing financially to the organization through individual fundraising or donations Observe 1-2 Leap classes to see Leap teaching artists and kids in action (as safety measure dictate) Desired Skills and Experience Experience one or more of the following fields: Education, Arts Education Advocacy, Public Policy Finance, Accounting Nonprofit organization management Fundraising Public Relations, Marketing Law/Legal Both local and remote applicants will be considered, though some connection to San Francisco/Bay Area is strongly preferred. Current teachers or parents in Bay Area schools a plus! Please note this is a volunteer position. There is no compensation. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on board membership. About Leap Arts in Education Founded in 1979 in response to California school budget cuts that effectively eliminated arts from elementary education, Leap Arts in Education provides top quality arts education programs that help students build skills to achieve their fullest potential. For more information, visit leaparts.org. Leap is an equal opportunity organization. Leap is committed to building a team and work environment that supports, values, and respects people representing a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and experience. We strive to maintain a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Date Posted: May 17, 2023