Board Member

  • Meets Regularly (~10 hrs+ monthly)
  • DuPage County

Could you be the next integral part of our team? We currently seek board members with Finance and Communications skillsets. Directors set the strategic direction and advise the board in their areas of expertise.  As we grow and build capacity, board members are expected to be hands-on and grow their committees.

Duties:

  • Set strategic direction and advise board
  • Build and lead committee(s) to support strategy
  • Complete tasks related to strategy and special events on a weekly basis
  • Attend monthly board meetings (2nd Tuesday)
  • Attend monthly video conference calls (4th Tuesday)
  • Attend annual strategic planning retreat
  • Lead 4-6 garden builds each spring and fall

Skills Desired:

  • Treasurer:  Non-profit accounting experience is a must
  • Communications: Social Media Marketing, Annual Reporting, Marketing Material Creation

Support Offered:

  • Partner with our Executive Director
  • Board Meetings
  • Shared Online Resources
  • Board Member Training, TBD

Commitment:

  • 2-3 hours weekly tasks
  • 2-3 hour monthly board meeting
  • 1 hour monthly/as-needed conference call
  • 6 hour annual strategy retreat
  • 8-12 hours of garden builds

Will you help?

©2016 The GardenWorks Project Created with NationBuilder