Find a Board!
Board Networking Happy Hour
Want to learn about local nonprofits? Ready to find a place to begin or advance your board service? Check out Board Networking Happy Hour in October 2018! All graduates of The Bridge: Board Training are invited to attend this special night. We partner with board training programs across the city and invite nonprofits looking for board members and give Bridge grads the opportunity to talk, mingle, and potentially meet a match. Details are announced for Bridge grads in the summer.
If you'd like to review previous events, click here to download the 2017 program.
*If you are a Nonprofit interested in posting on this list, please go here.*
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: Board Training, you can click the links below to connect with representatives of these organizations and learn more about their board!
- Atlas Assistance Dogs
- Cedar River Montessori School
- Chance Fashion
- Encompass Northwest
- Forward Flux Productions
- Foundation for Healthy Generations
- North Star Connections
- OPS (Organization for Prostitution Survivors)
- The Pomegranate Center
- Prison Scholar Fund
- Prospect Entrichment Presschool
- Seattle Works
- Seattle Young People's Project
- University Tutors for Seattle Schools
Atlas Assistance DogsTM (Atlas) is seeking Board Members to help sculpt Atlas Assistance Dogs' vision and growth as an organization. Our board is primarily a working board at this point, though we also welcome experienced advisors who have more knowledge than time. This is an excellent opportunity to really shape the direction of Atlas and have a huge impact.
Atlas Assistance Dogs expands access to those who want and legally qualify for an assistance (service) dog. We are committed to expanding the pool of qualified assistance dogs by working with dogs of all breeds and enabling people to obtain training and certification for their own dogs. We strive to eliminate obstacles to obtaining an assistance dog and to expand the understanding of how assistance dogs can improve people's lives.
Terms are for 3 years. Many backgrounds and types of experience are desired for our board members. If you are excited about our mission and have a desire to help others, please contact us to find out how you can contribute. You can find a more detailed description of the position on our website: https://www.atlasdog.org/volunteer.
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Are you passionate about experiential education, and connecting people with the natural world? Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity where your time and expertise will be respected and harnessed to create real, positive change in children’s lives, our communities, and our ecosystem? We are seeking creative, collaborative, talented volunteers to help build, deepen and mature our board. Preferred areas of expertise: nonprofit management, previous board experience, environmental restoration project management and funding, legal, nonprofit finance, Montessori education.
Located on 12 acres of forested wetland and pasture, Cedar River Montessori is a private, independent, nonprofit Montessori school for students ages 3 through middle school in Renton. Cedar River Montessori School fosters the innate curiosity of the child, presenting learning experiences that cultivate independent, creative thinkers who continuously build their understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Learn more about us and read the board job description at cedarrivermontessori.org. If interested, please contact misserin[at]cedarrivermontessori[dot]org with a statement of interest and CV. We look forward to meeting you!
Chance Fashion is a small 501c3 in Seattle. Our mission is to provide opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds to get involved in the fashion industry, an industry that is notoriously difficult to break into. We are a young & fun, but dedicated group, looking for new board members to join our cause. Minimum requirements are attendance at monthly BoD meetings, giving input, and attendance at least a few of our public events a year. www.chancefashion.org. Nominations due by 6/19/18. For more information, or to apply, contact bob[at]chancefashion[dot]org.
Encompass is a nonprofit based in North Bend that partners with families to build healthy foundations for children. Encompass is seeking passionate applicants for our Board of Directors. If you are looking for a deeper commitment to your community and want to make a difference in the lives of children, consider joining us. Key attributes we are seeking include individuals with a passion for children, personal connections in the Snoqualmie Valley, marketing and public relations experience, representation of government, health care or other businesses, and/or those that enjoy the challenge of fundraising. For more information, visit www.encompassnw.org or contact erin.davies[at]encompassnw[dot]org.
Forward Flux Productions is a dynamic live arts production company devoted to presenting innovative projects that connect people with art in unexpected ways. We commission, develop and present new plays. We place an emphasis on presenting new work from women and artists of color and are working to create a safe, equitable, accessible live arts experience for all. The company was founded in New York City in late 2010, and relocated to Seattle in 2014.
We are currently a board of five looking to expand to support Forward Flux's ambitious plans. We are seeking (3) new board members with the following skillsets:
- Financial / Treasurer
- Legal / Contracts
All board members serve a 2-year term and meet every other month. For more information please contact us at wesley[at]forwardflux[dot]com. We look forward to hearing from you!
We are looking to add a Board Member to help us achieve our mission - We transform systems, policies & practices to create equitable health outcomes & enduring health equity. For more information, please visit us here.
Board membership criteria:
* Live in Washington State.
* Be committed to the mission, vision, and goals of our org
* Commit to at least 3 years on the Board, with a minimum of 4 days a year for Board meetings
If interested, please email us at jobs[at]healthygen[dot]org and we'll get in touch with you.
Launch is a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every child has equitable access to a brilliant start. Through our preschool, before & afterschool 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 further our strategic plan and vision. 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, Executive Director, brianna.jackson[at]launchlearning[dot]org.
We are looking for experienced board members to help build a strong and diverse board for a brand new non-profit that focuses on restoring civil rights for disabled adults who are under court appointed guardianship giving them the opportunity to direct their own lives and provide crisis stabilization for vulnerable adults including disabled and elderly people who are hospitalized, homeless or in their own home that have no one able to advocate for them, protect their assets, and arrange benefits.
For more information contact channa[at]northstarconnections[dot]org.
OPS provides services to survivors of prostitution, addresses the cause of commercial sexual exploitation in men's accountability programs, and educates to end this practice of gender-based violence. The Board Treasurer will have oversight for the financial management of the organization including financial policies, and work with the Finance Committee and Executive Director on budgets and reports. Skills necessary include knowledge of general accounting practices.
For more information contact debra.boyer[at]seattleops[dot]org.
Pomegranate Center teaches the art and practice of community collaboration. Through our unique engagement model, we help communities discover their ability to spur change, bridge differences, and develop their capacity for inclusive collaborative action. After 30 years, hundreds of community meetings and dozens of built projects, Pomegranate Center is moving into a new era focused on transferring to others the muscle-memory of authentic community collaboration through training, mentorship and practice.
We are looking for new board members who are excited about our mission, bring diverse perspectives, and who are willing to share their time, skills and networks. The Board meets once a month, and contributes strategic direction, fiscal oversight, and professional services in support of the organization. For more information please contact Eric Higbee, eric[at]pomegranate[dot]org.
The PSF provides education and employment assistance to help incarcerated people succeed and thrive in society while avoiding homelessness and the revolving door of reincarceration. We are currently seeking Board members passionate about helping people reinvent themselves, with expertise in the following fields, and the capacity to support our mission:
- Development, Fundraising
- Information Technology
- Higher Education
Please visit https://www.prisonscholars.org/join-the-board/ to learn more and submit an application.
Prospect Enrichment Preschool, non-profit organization, has been serving low-income and homeless preschoolers for 55 years!
We have been able to provide quality preschool education as well family support services to those who need it most in our community due to the ongoing generosity of our leaders, volunteers and donors.
Our board is seeking enthusiastic leaders to join our team and take advantage of the opportunity to develop their leadership, interpersonal, business, planning, fundraising and team development skills. We serve diverse families and strive to support them by connecting them to resources while providing their children to quality education at no cost to them. We have been able to serve the community for decades and are seeking a candidate with vision, leadership, drive and excitement to lead us into another 55 years!
We meet once a month and there is opportunity to join other committees and/or teams such as our auction committee or grant committee.
Please email: Alexis at pepseattle[at]gmail[dot]com if you are interested in finding out more about volunteer and board opportunities at Prospect Enrichment Preschool.
The Board of Directors comprises individual volunteers from the community who help steward the overall health of the organization. They guide our mission and strategy, oversee the health and ethics of the organization, and ensure that Seattle Works has the resources (finances, staff, brand, etc.) it needs to fulfill its mission, and prioritizes equity and inclusion in all that they do. Additionally, Seattle Works board members support our programs: they help to put on our board trainings, bring their communities and networks to our awesome events, volunteer at our corporate projects, and join our Team Works teams as members and captains!
If interested check out our board expectations and responsibilities or complete our short nomination form. Be sure to also check out our Facebook and Instagram. A member of our Board Development Committee will reach out to schedule a meeting after we receive a nomination form.
Seattle Young People's Project is a 25-year-old grassroots community-based organization creating space for anti-racist and intersectional feminist and youth-led, adult supported community organizing. The board of directors is in charge of making big-picture decisions within the organization and managing staff.
Our current open positions are:
- Treasurer (quarterly $150 stipend)
- General Board Member
For more information, please contact Eugenie Park, eugenie[at]sypp[dot]org.
UTSS seeks to increase the density of caring, highly capable adults in public school classrooms to increase student achievement and support teacher effectiveness. During the 2017-2018 school year, in 20 partner schools across SPS, UTSS tutors support K-12 students with a variety of strategies and in a variety of subject areas. UTSS’ tutors are engaged in their placement school community and build meaningful relationships with staff and students.
UTSS board members will have the privilege of working collaboratively to direct and support a dynamic and quickly growing organization. The Board will come together to streamline organizational policies and procedures while providing strategic direction and oversight.
UTSS needs you if...
• You have prior experience in the public education landscape and are passionate about supporting students and educators in Seattle Public Schools
• You are excited about the growth and future potential of UTSS’ work
• You live or work in the communities we serve and/or come from a diverse background
• You communicate well and are able to expand our connections between diverse partners and potential supporters
• You have the time and energy to spend 5-8 hours a month doing board work: attending board meetings and being an ambassador for UTSS in your community
We are especially interested in talking to you if...
• You have prior non-profit board experience and are ready to bring your experience and insight to another organization
• You are an experienced fundraiser and enthusiastic about sharing your skills
• You are a strategist eager to direct a small, nimble organization
• You have experience working to increase opportunities for underserved youth
Interested in joining us?
UTSS is seeking to bring on a few new board members to serve two-year terms beginning in June 2018. Please email boardrecruitment[at]utforss[dot]org with any questions and to receive the online application. Interested candidates must complete an application and will be interviewed by our Recruiting Team. Application Deadline: May 4, 2018.