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Basic requirements for serving on the Executive Board are to be a currently serving AmeriCorps member at time of application, attend monthly board meetings, and show dedication to enhancing the AmeriCorps experience for members in Seattle.
The Board Chair develops connections that strengthens the organizational network and encourages collaboration by working with organizations that need AmeriCorps support. Serves as the face of SAC in the greater Seattle community, supports the Board as a visionary and logistical leader, and fosters relationships of growth among alumni as well as championing AmeriCorps advocacy among members.
The Board Secretary* tracks the organization’s progress and growth, manages our organizational procedures, and records all Board decisions and important documents. Our Secretary also sends out monthly newsletters through our CRM database.
The Communications Chair* helps the Seattle AmeriCorps Collaborative make its voice heard throughout the Greater Seattle Area. They engage with people through social media, update the organization’s website, and create marketing strategies to promote the organization.
Our Membership Development Chair plans our career fair for members in the spring of every year, fostering relationships with local businesses and encourages them to become Employers of National Service. Membership Development Chair also plans other events to foster personal development among members of the Ameri-Community in Seattle.
Our Fundraising Chair (NEW-2017)seeks grants and fiscal support for our events and general infrastructure. They plot our budgetary growth with the Board Chair and connect often with our Fiscal Sponsor, Urban Sparks, to maintain transparency in finances for the organization. They create a plan for fundraising to maintain the organization for future years.
Our Events Chair plans monthly collaborative events for AmeriCorps members in our network, such as happy hours and special events to foster collaboration, creativity, and connection among the Ameri-Community. Events Chair also plans our #StipendLife event in the fall of every year.
Our Housing Chair* (NEW- 2018) helps AmeriCorps members foster communication between landlords and advocates for affordable housing for AmeriCorps members in Seattle. The housing chair helps develop tools for Members to live affordably on the AmeriCorps stipend.
*Currently recruiting, Oct. 2017