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The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education is seeking to fill seats on our Board of Directors. We're looking for potential board members who are passionate about supporting and advancing environmental education in Minnesota and offer unique skills (e.g. nonprofit management, website design, fundraising, marketing, accounting, IT technology, etc.) that will help make strides towards achieving the goals outlined in our new strategic plan. Help make a lasting change in Minnesota!


The MAEE Board of Directors is made up of 10-12 directors. Board members must be volunteers and 18 years of age. Board terms are two years, with no more than three consecutive terms. Though workloads will vary depending on the season and assigned duties, current board members estimate that an average of 2 to 5 hours/week is needed to complete their board duties.


Overview of board roles:

  • Board Meetings: Prepare for and attend six board meetings per year.
  • Special Meetings: Attend four or more separate committee or workshop meetings per year.
  • Annual Board Retreat: Attend a two-day annual board retreat, typically held in January.
  • Volunteer Hours: Volunteer time to complete tasks of committee work or administrative work for MAEE based on personal interest and skillset (e.g. website updates, event planning, accounting, etc.).
  • Fundraising: Participate in crowdfunding & other group fundraising efforts, contribute a silent auction item for the annual conference, and make a personal contribution to the organization annually.
  • Communications: Help spread the word about the MAEE activities, events, and volunteer opportunities

 

Benefits of joining the MAEE board include:

  • Make lasting, positive an impact on environmental education in the state of Minnesota
  • Increase your professional network
  • Develop skills and talents within your area of interest
  • Gain experience working on a Board
  • Advance your leadership experience & skills

 

The Minnesota Association of Environmental Education encourages candidates of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to apply.


Interested candidates should visit the MAEE website to apply no later than Monday, February 15th for priority consideration. Rolling applications will be accepted until all 2021 positions are filled. Questions about the board role should be sent to maeeinfo@gmail.com


Thank you for your interesting in joining the MAEE Board of Directors!

The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education is seeking to fill seats on our Board of Directors. We're looking for potential board members who are passionate about supporting and advancing environmental education in…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425, United States

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply no later than Monday, February 15th for priority consideration. Rolling applications will be accepted until all 2021 positions are filled.  A link to fill out an application can be found on MAEE's website.

Thank you for your interesting in joining the MAEE Board of Directors!

Interested candidates should apply no later than Monday, February 15th for priority consideration. Rolling applications will be accepted until all 2021 positions are filled.  A…

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