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Board Member - Board of Directors, Sun Valley Youth Center, INC, Denver, Colorado

Organization: Sun Valley Youth Center, INC
Contact Name: Joanne Bennett
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 1230 Decatur St
Denver, Colorado  80204-3362  
United States
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Service Area(s): Social Services, Political Advocacy and Justice, Mentoring, Management, Legal, Human Resources / Volunteer Management, Fundraising, Children and Youth Ministry, Board Member, Babysitting / Childcare / Nursery
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One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


Position: Board Member - Board of Directors Organization: Sun Valley Youth Center Overview: Sun Valley Youth Center seeks Board Members who are passionate about serving youth. Board Members provide strategic and operational guidance to the organization. The City and County of Denver has embarked on an extensive community redevelopment project in Sun Valley. Sun Valley Youth Center is well positioned to expand its services as a result of the redevelopment. The Board of Directors will provide direction during this critical time and work with the organization to expand its offerings so that more youth can be served. Expectations: Board members are expected to attend in-person meetings held every month on a weekday evening (2-3 hours). Board members will often devote an additional 2-3 hours/month to Board business. Sun Valley Youth Center has a weekend strategic planning meeting once a year. Board members serve for two years and will donate or raise $2500 (min.)/year. About Sun Valley Youth Center: Sun Valley Youth Center is committed to giving Denver?s poorest neighborhood hope for the future. With a focus on transforming the lives of at-risk youth in this low-income, public housing neighborhood, Sun Valley Youth Center provides day care, after-school care, youth development, mentoring and life essentials programs to help raise up the neighborhood?s youth. Sun Valley Youth Center is a licensed child care operation that operates during the school year as well as no-school days, school holidays, and summer break. Sun Valley Youth Center is a Christian faith based 501c3 nonprofit that has been operating since 1999. We are an inclusive organization with a commitment to human rights, dignity of the individual, and social justice. We welcome anyone, regardless of faith or belief system, who shares our goals for the community. Additional information can be found at: www.sunvalleyyouthcenter.org Requirements: ? Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Community Redevelopment/Real Estate, Branding/Marketing, Fundraising/Donor Relations, Measurement/Program Effectiveness ? Prior Board Member experience preferred ? Self-starter with strategic leadership skills ? Passion for serving children and youth and making a difference in Denver?s poorest neighborhood ? Donate or raise $2500 (min)/year ? Ability to serve a minimum 18 months, attend meetings To apply or obtain additional information: Contact Dulcy Booth via email (boothdt@gmail.com) for additional information and an application.
Initially Posted: 04/21/2016
Last Updated: 04/25/2016

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