Vermont Children’s Museum Board Member

Vermont Children's Museum

Overview of Organization

A traveling "museum without walls" in Addison County providing education and support for young families through play and connection. We hope to someday raise enough money for a space while continuing the current programming as outreach. Each pop-up event has a theme and the variety of stations cover all of the areas of child development and have opportunities for engagement at a range of developmental levels (targeting children 0-8).

Mission Area: Human Services (children/youth/adult/senior)
Size of Organization:
Less than $250K

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Position Overview

We are seeking people who have the time and energy needed to get a new nonprofit up and running to its full potential. We are a working board which means that we do not have any paid staff yet and so the board volunteers to do the work. We currently have members with expertise in child development, working with children with special needs, working with struggling families, event planning, and small business ownership. We are particularly looking for individuals who have:

    • Non-profit experience
    • Financial/tax experience
    • Legal experience
    • Human resources experience
    • A lived experience that diversifies the perspectives of the board to better understand and meet the needs of our whole community (race, religion, sexual orientation, etc)

Desired Skills: General Board Governance, Nonprofit Financials, Fundraising/Development, Legal, HR, Marketing/Communications, Advocacy/Policy, Strategy/Business Planning

Additional Information

Current # of Board Members: 4
Carries liability insurance?:
Carries D&O liability insurance?:
Time Expectations:
2-5 hours depending on how involved with event planning you want to be (separate meetings).
Meeting Frequency: Once a month
Meeting Location: Remote
Length of Term (in years): 1
Financial contribution required?: No
Service on committee required?: No

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