Leaders on Board Fall 2019 Newsletter
This is LT's quarterly newsletter designed to help LT alumni interested in board service identify and connect with nonprofit organizations that are recruiting new board members.

Below is information about nonprofits that are recruiting volunteers to serve on their boards of directors.  Whether you are new to board service or a seasoned pro, we hope you will review the listings below. Feel  free to forward this email to your friends and colleagues who are interested in board service.

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Save The Date
Meet Your Match: A Board Networking Happy Hour
October 24, 2019, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Together, ArtsFund, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Leadership Tomorrow, Seattle Works, United Way of King County, and Microsoft are excited to host our 4th annual Meet Your Match: A Board Networking Happy Hour.

You'll have the opportunity to meet a variety of nonprofit organizations and potentially make a match. Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Please be on the lookout for the invitation and registration information. In the meantime, we hope you will save the date!

Peer-Learning Opportunity
BoardTalks™

BoardTalks™, designed by Janet Boguch, LT'89, is a unique learning opportunity offered to board members from all types and sizes of nonprofit organizations who meet in a confidential and collegial setting to discuss "board best practices" and to solve current organizational problems. Learn more here.
Nonprofit Organizations with Board Openings

Click "Board Job Description" for contact information and additional details about the opportunity. Please contact nonprofits directly. The contact information can be found either on the United Way link, or you can contact the Executive Director on the nonprofit's website.

Bridges Stage Company
Bridges Stage Company, a multi-ethnic theatre group, is dedicated to building awareness, understanding, and acceptance of all people and cultures through programs that explore our similarities and celebrate our differences in the hope of bringing us closer together. Read the Board Job Description.

Child Care Resources
Child Care Resources improves all children's access to high quality early learning experiences by engaging with families, caregivers, and communities. Embedded in Child Care Resources' daily work is identifying and addressing racism so that all children thrive in their early learning environments. Read the Board Job Description.

City Year Seattle
We're looking for board members with a passion for youth development and a commitment to equity. We are an educational nonprofit that partners with AmeriCorps and Seattle Public Schools to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school. Our board members play a key role in growing our impact through serving as champions, strategic advisors, and fundraisers. Read the Board Job Description.

Friends of FSH Research
Friends of FSH Research, a 501c(3) organization, is working to impact the lives of those affected by FSH Muscular Dystrophy by financially supporting FSHD research. Read the Board Job Description.

Helping Link
Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối  is a grassroots organization with skilled volunteers at its heart devoted to helping refugees and immigrants recapture their dignity, initiative, and ability to support themselves. Our goal is to help immigrant and refugee families integrate fully and successfully into Seattle and the greater Washington communities by acquiring the language, technical, and cultural skills needed for independent living. We invite interested parties of any ethnicity with a passion for our mission to apply for our board.  Read the Board Job Description.

Hunger Intervention Program (HIP)
HIP is looking for b oard  members who are passionate about food justice, understand the importance of working with a racial equity lens, and value continued learning that influences our work. We are looking for people with expertise in one or more of these areas: food service/food service workers, youth services, or senior services; skills in the area of fundraising, nutrition, marketing, partnerships, farming, environmental sustainability, or data and program evaluation. Read the Board Job Description.

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)
KCSARC is an independent 501c(3) nonprofit providing comprehensive sexual assault-related services for people of all ages in King County. We also deliver prevention education in schools and communities, as well as educate and advocate for systems changes that recognize and respond to trauma. Read the Board Job Description.

Lighthouse for the Blind
We empower people who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities by creating diverse, sustainable, and meaningful employment opportunities. Read the Board Job Description

NAMI Seattle
NAMI Seattle is the only organization in the Seattle area working specifically to fill the gaps in our local mental health system. Our mission is to address the unmet mental health needs within our community through support, referral, education, and outreach. Read the Board Job Description.

Northwest GirlChoir
Northwest Girlchoir transforms the lives of girls and young women through outstanding musical education, dynamic choral performances, and an enduring community. We are guided by the values of artistic excellence, education, equity, community, collaboration, service, and global awareness. Read the Board Job Description.

Northwest Art Alliance
Northwest Art Alliance fosters the power of art and community.  We produce successful markets that showcase  the diversity of regional artists. We connect  artists with opportunities for education and career advancement, as well as provide support to artists in the form of scholarships, a volunteer network, and  the fostering of community with other artists and supporters. Read the Board Job Description .

Projects for a Civil Society
Projects for a Civil Society is an NGO dedicated to nonviolence, compassion,
empathy, and trauma recovery. We believe that you cannot teach empathy and compassion from a lecture podium, from a book, or from online videos. Compassion and empathy need to be experienced. Projects for a Civil Society runs various experiential facilitated processes where people are opened to experiencing compassion and empathy, and then taught communications and conflict skills to bridge differences and find common community. Read the Board Job Description.

Rainbow Lodge
Rainbow Lodge is a retreat and conference center that is committed to providing a haven of rest, peace, and security so our guests can pursue spiritual, personal, and professional renewal in a tranquil, naturally beautiful setting.  We seek to add a board member who has a background in HR and is familiar with our retreat center.  Read the Board Job Description.

Sail Sand Point
Sail Sand Point, a nonprofit community boating center, is accepting applications for their Board of Directors. Sail Sand Point's mission is to bring the joy and life-enhancing benefits of sailing and small boats to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Please  visit the SSP website  to view  current Board Members , the  position description  and to  access the application

Seattle Pro Musica
Seattle Pro Musica is a highly regarded organization poised to grow with respect to its influence on the Pacific Northwest performing arts scene and in the world of choral performance at the national and international levels. We're looking for energetic individuals who share our passion for our mission and a commitment to cultural equity to help us focus on governance and long-range strategic planning. Read the Board Job Description.

The World is Fun
The World is Fun is on a mission to get Seattleites actively involved in giving back to their community. In our ten-year history we have engaged more than 19,000 volunteers in work with more than150 Seattle-based nonprofit partners. Read the  Board Job Description.

Tiny Trees
Tiny Trees makes high-quality early learning accessible for working families by operating outdoor preschool classrooms in our public parks. As the largest outdoor preschool provider in the United States, we currently serve more than 300 children at nine parks in Seattle and King County. These kids gain the academic and social-emotional skills to thrive in school and life, while reaping the benefits of a nature-rich childhood. Read the Board Job Description.
  
Wallingford Community Senior Center
Wallingford Community Senior Center welcomes, connects, and supports older adults in our community. By creating an inclusive, vibrant, age-friendly organization, we provide opportunities for social connection and support, social services and resources, health promotion, learning, and community involvement. Read the Board Job Description.

White Center Food Bank
Our mission is to minimize hunger while nourishing community, nurturing self-reliance and embracing our rich cultural diversity. Join our board and help us break down barriers to food access. Read the Board Job Description.

Youth in Focus
Over the past 25 years, Youth in Focus has had approximately 4,300 youth go through their youth development photography program with the help of their Board of Directors! Without our Board of Directors, Youth in Focus wouldn't be able to make positive impacts in the lives of youth, like they do! Read the Board Job Description.
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