Leaders on Board Winter 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 22 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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Board Leadership Resources

BoardTalks
Board service is a valuable way to get engaged and make an impact. However, it can be difficult.  The program 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.

Advice to Prospective Board Members
This article, written by Janet Levinger, LT'99, shares checklists that two board members have used when deciding whether or not to join a board.  These lists are also useful to current board members who want to ensure that they add to the organization's success and provide appropriate oversight. Read the article here.
Nonprofit Organizations with Board Openings

Click "Read the Board Job Description" for contact information and additional details about the opportunity. Please contact them directly. 

21 Progress
The mission of 21 Progress is to build a 21st Century Movement for equity and justice. 21 Progress provides programs that empower leaders and advance bold ideas for economic and social justice. Through popular education, civic engagement, and arts and culture, 21 Progress assists emerging leaders, especially people of color and immigrants, to claim their place in building a more just society and reaching their dreams. Read the Board Job Description.

The Associated Recreation Council (ARC)
The Associated Recreation Council is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of Seattle Parks and Recreation. Our mission is to inspire engagement and participation in equitable, dynamic, culturally relevant and responsive recreation and lifelong learning programs. We're growing our Board of Directors from 9 to 15 members, and we're halfway there. ARC is seeking individuals who want to build a healthy community and ensure all citizens have opportunity and access to recreation throughout the City. Read the Board Job Description.

Book-It Repertory Theatre
Book-It's mission is to transform great literature into great theatre through simple and sensitive productions and to inspire our audiences to read. Read the Board Job Description.

Camp Fire Central Puget Sound
Camp Fire Central Puget Sound  is looking to recruit board members from a variety of backgrounds including marketing, fundraising, sales, architecture, construction, retail, restaurant/food service, IT, and education. Camp Fire is a fully inclusive organization that welcomes youth of all backgrounds and abilities, and we are working hard to ensure our board represents the youth and communities that we serve. Read the Board Job Description.

Communities in Schools Seattle
Communities in Schools Seattle is part of the nation's leading dropout prevention organization, working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Read the Board Job Description.

Communities in Schools of Washington
Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.  Communities In Schools of Washington State (CISWA)  is part of the nation's largest dropout prevention program providing school-based Integrated Student Supports to children and youth most at risk of school failure.  Our State Office is committed to providing support to local Communities In Schools affiliate programs serving children in 14 communities and 28 school districts across Washington State. Read the Board Job Description

EKARI
EKARI is a community-based nonprofit tackling extreme poverty in Malawi, Africa, supporting education and economic community development. We are expanding our U.S. Board of Directors and recruiting for three positions: Major Gifts, Marketing, and Strategy and Operations. We are looking for people with a commitment to EKARI's mission: To build knowledge and skills within youth and their surrounding communities so they can lift themselves out of extreme poverty.  Read the Board Job Description.

Everyone for Veterans
Our vision is to come together as a community to heal our combat veterans.
Ou mission is to educate and connect the public to support veterans in their communities by offering  free services or goods that are needed. Read the Board Job Description.

FEEST
FEEST is growing our Board of Directors, and we are looking for potential members who are invested in youth leadership, holistic health, educational equity, racial and economic justice, and building youth power to create systems change. We are looking for board members who reflect the experiences and neighborhoods of youth leaders from South Seattle and South King County. Read the Board Job Description.

Health Alliance International
Health Alliance International is a global health organization that works to build the capacity of Ministries of Health to lead their own effective public sector health systems. HAI employs a systems-level approach to design, implement, and evaluate responsive health programs and advocate for policies that strengthen primary health care and promote health equity. Read the Board Job Description.

Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center (HSDC)
Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center (HSDC) is a nonprofit for clients who are Deaf, hard of hearing or who face communication barriers such as speech challenges. Our mission is to foster inclusive and accessible communities through communication, advocacy, and education. 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. 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 specifically looking for people with expertise/experience in one or more of these areas: poverty alleviation, youth services, or senior services; skills in the area of fundraising, nutrition, marketing, partnerships, farming, environmental sustainability, or data & program evaluation. 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.

Nature Vision
Nature Vision fosters appreciation and stewardship of our environment by educating and connecting community to the world around us. We envision an inspired and connected culture where everyone makes choices for a sustainable future. Read the Board Job Description.

Neighborcare Health Foundation
Neighborcare Health (NCH) is Seattle's largest community health system, or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Our focus is to provide care for low-income and uninsured individuals and families. For 50 years, NCH has served Seattle and King County's most vulnerable residents, ensuring a healthy and safe city for all. To strengthen our relationship to the philanthropic and business communities, Neighborcare Health is creating a 501(c)(9) support organization, the Neighborcare Health Foundation. Read the Board Job Description.

PCC Farmland Trust
We are PCC Farmland Trust, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) land trust working to protect and steward threatened farmland in Washington. We aim to keep land in production by making it accessible to future generations of farmers. We believe in a farming future, and we work every day to create one for the next generation. Read the Board Job Description.

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 from outside our traditional circles 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.

Skate Like a Girl
Skate Like a Girl is changing the culture of skateboarding so that women and girls can participate with confidence, build community, and develop their capabilities on and off the board.  By providing opportunities to be involved in the skateboarding community, we empower young people, especially young women, to grow into strong, confident leaders who promote and implement social equity. Read the Board Job Description.

Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship
Our organization seeks board members with a passion for advancing young women's opportunities through education, racial equity, and social justice. Our scholarships are awarded locally on behalf of President Obama's mother, Dr. Stanley Ann Dunham. Read the Board Job Description.

Summer Search
Summer Search is a national youth development organization serving young people in South King County. Summer Search is working to ensure that students achieve their potential through a combination of mentoring and transformative experiences. Read the Board Job Description.

University Tutors for Seattle Schools
University Tutors for Seattle Schools (UTSS) seeks to increase the density of caring, highly-capable adults in public school classrooms to increase student achievement and support teacher effectiveness. Read the Board Job Description.
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