Find a Board!

Unable to make it to Board Speed Dating, but want to stay in the loop about current board openings? The list below features some of our partner organizations that are currently looking for board members to support their work. If you are a graduate of The Bridge, you can click the links below to connect with representatives of these organizations and learn more about their board!

Current Openings:

Architects Without Borders

Crooked Trails

Earth & Space Research Seattle

Launch Learning

Mercy Housing Northwest

Music Center Northwest


Seattle Works
 

Architects Without Borders

Architects Without Borders-Seattle volunteers collaborate with underserved communities to design and implement ecologically sensitive, culturally appropriate, life-changing projects. AWB is a 501(c) founded in 2006 and is led by an engaged and working Board of Directors. Board members come from a variety of allied disciplines and engage as a team to provide leadership and financial management oversight for the organization’s staff and volunteers. Join AWB and contribute your skills and passion to a wonderful cause, while broadening your global connections and perspective on the role of design in our lives.

Preferable Skills
•    Prior experience on non-profit boards
•    Event planning 
•    Background in legal, property development, construction, fundraising, or international development 

Duration: Minimum two year, renewable term

If you are interested, please provide a brief cover letter replying specifically to the position’s responsibilities and preferable skills as well as a current resume to info[at]awb-seattle[dot]org.

 

Crooked Trails

Crooked Trails focus is on sustainable, culturally integrated travel. The qualified candidate is self-motivated, has previous experience with non-profits and is willing to make a two year commitment.

We need your skills to help us with: 
• marketing to reach more participants, 
• improving our accounting in Quickbooks, 
• planning and execute fund raiser events, 
• writing about us for publication, or 
• steering and guiding the company with your knowledge of small business.

Meetings are roughly once a month and members are asked to commit 2-4 hours/month outside of meetings as well.


For more information contact Christine Mackay, chris[at]crookedtrails[dot]org.

Earth & Space Research

TREASURER - Earth & Space Research is a Seattle-based, nonprofit institute specializing in oceanographic research. Our mission is to increase societal understanding of the Earth system through scientific research and public education. We are looking for a Board Treasurer. The role of Treasurer carries particular importance in helping to build the public’s perception, trust, and assurance in Earth & Space Research’s financial management. The Board meets annually; not a big time commitment, but a passion for science is a plus.

For more information contact Lance LaRowe, larowe[at]esr[dot]org.

Launch Learning

Launch is a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every child has equitable access to a brilliant start. Through our preschool, before & after school and summer programs, we serve a diverse group of children ages 3 to 12 — foundational years when our social, emotional and academic support help launch young lives on a trajectory of success. We’re entering a period of growth, and are seeking board members who can help implement our strategic plan. We’re looking for board members who have skills in the following areas: Law/Legal, Real Estate, Finance/Investment, HR, Fundraising and Marketing, Education, Advocacy, and Technology.

For more information contact Brianna.Jackson[at]launchlearning[dot]org.

Mercy Housing Northwest

The current Seattle building boom has been a bust for low-income families. Mercy Housing Northwest is doing something about it—building affordable rental housing that low-income families can afford and offering services to help people thrive.

MHNW is a 501(c)3 based in Seattle with an impact all along the I-5 corridor. We are looking for new board members from diverse backgrounds who want to be a part of the solution. 

Contact Paul Chiocco to learn more about the volunteer opportunity or just take a tour to find out more: pchiocco[at]mercyhousing[dot]org.

 

Music Center Northwest

Seeking Evangelists for Community Music Non profit!

Music Center of the Northwest believes in the transformative power of music in the lives of people and our community. With a commitment to access and an expectation of excellence, Music Center programs bring the opportunity for musical experience to people of all ages and abilities." Does this mission Statement stir something inside of you? Then consider volunteering to help grow one of the best community music schools in the Seattle area.

We are looking for a few additional people to serve on our Board of Directors as we expand our outreach and build on our established programs. Every week we have over 500 youth and adult students participating in a full range of musical programs (lessons, classes, ensembles) from our 30 degreed faculty. We have 50 free musical performances each year in our newly accessible and revamped rehearsal hall. We provide more than $40,000 in financial aid and are proud to say that we have never turned a student away for financial reasons! We are currently serving 6 Seattle Public Schools and partnering with 7 other community organizations.

Besides the usual Board leadership functions, we are keenly interested in folks who have backgrounds or experience in the following: social media, video messaging, innovative community outreach and creating and executing fund and friend raising activities. If you have been looking for a way to give back then consider joining us! Contact Tracey Lake at TraceyLake[at]gmail[dot]com to learn more.

Seattle Works

Seattle Works connects volunteers, develops leaders and builds community. We believe that the energy, diversity and dedication of Seattle's emerging leaders can be a tremendous, positive force in the community. Our vision is a thriving community of actively engaged individuals.

For more information contact Kari Dietrich, karirood[at]gmail[dot]com.

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