Board Member

Website CHICAGO URBAN ART RETREAT CENTER

Mission Statement

Chicago URBAN ART RETREAT Center (CUARC) provides rooms for women. CUARC also provides safe space for people who are different from each other to enjoy & learn from each other. CUARC celebrates multiculturalism, diversity, and non-violence. We provide opportunities for people to learn about and practice peace. We encourage our volunteers to learn about social justice issues and the isms to spread this information to others.

Description

In addition to a women’s residence on the second floor, we offer an art gallery for under-represented artists, and art studio for non-artists. CUARC offers a variety of programs geared to the under represented and to educate the public about under represented populations. At our own site and at sites of other non-profits, CUARC programs include: art workshops & classes for non-artists, support & education for entrepreneurs, art shows by under represented people (people with mental illnesses, people of color, non-artists, survivors of trauma, immigrants, lesbians, gays, & seniors). Social opps. for people who are different from each other to attend, enjoy each other, and learn from each other are offered monthly. Non-violence and tolerance is encouraged at all activities.

Junior Board Members

BOARD MEMBERS wanted for small North Lawndale non-profit organization. We use art/discussion to help people improve their lives & bring awareness to social justice issues. We have several programs including: women’s residence, bringing programs to other sites, creating peace parks from vacant lots to focus on black history, youth art fest, supporting community development, international program, nature to nurture, creating arts district, Christmas give away, animal welfare, more.

Looking for board members w/something to contribute. Can you make a two year commitment? Our Orientation is in person. If interested, please look over our Facebook & website.

Facebook.com/urbanartretreat & www.urbanartretreat.com
Send email to contact@urbanartretreat.com for more information

This person should be able to take on being a volunteer board member and have room in their schedule for it. We are looking for people who really want to make being a board member a priority! Our board members find social justice issues important, and support peace and diversity.

Desired Skills & Experience (will attend orientation, then volunteer, then interview) mature, have enough time to volunteer, good communication skills, good networking skills, able to make a commitment, good time management skills.

Help others while you help yourself! Volunteer with Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center. A great way to develop and/or to hone your skills. Build your resume with us!

Additional Information

Type

Part-time volunteer experience

Experience

Entry level or if you a have a lot of experience you can help others become more proficient.

Functions

Public Relations, Business Development, Finance, Fundraising

Industries

Fine Art, Mental Health, Activism, Urban Life

To apply for this job please visit www.volunteermatch.org.