Are you passionate about the power of public art to empower young people and transform communities? Do you have the time and skills to dedicate to helping a nonprofit achieve its mission? If so, we hope you’ll apply to join the Urban ArtWorks Board of Directors.

We are currently looking to add a Secretary to our hard-working, snacks-loving board. This is a key role that also serves on the board’s executive committee, supporting the Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer. Our ideal candidate is a positive, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy professional with strong administrative skills and a drive to make a difference through volunteerism. Experience working in the arts, social justice, nonprofits, education, or youth programming a plus but not required. If you think you’d make a good candidate, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and communities to apply.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advise, govern, oversee the direction, promote growth, ensure financial health, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Urban ArtWorks
  • Meet in person monthly (4th Wednesday of every month, 6:00-8:30PM); as needed for executive committee calls/meetings
  • Actively participate in Urban ArtWorks committees, communications, fundraising efforts, and events
  • Responsible for maintaining board calendar of meetings, events, deadlines, individual member tenures, etc
  • Preparation, distribution, and archiving of all board materials
  • Take and distribute monthly board meeting minutes
  • Support onboarding of new board members as needed
  • Establish processes for materials lifecycle
  • Maintain and update by-laws and online document archive

This is a 2-year board term; 1-year term as Secretary which may be extended by board vote.

All candidates must be available to meet in person on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Urban ArtWorks studio in Seattle (6:00-8:30PM) to be considered for this position.

To apply, fill out this form by February 20th, 2019.

Thank you for your interest!

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