Nonprofit Board Positions

Does your organization have an open board position that you would like to publicize with VT PoC members?

Winooski Valley Park District
The Winooski Valley Park District’s mission is to plan, acquire, and manage lands and waters within the boundaries of its member municipalities in the Winooski River Valley for purposes of conservation, preservation of natural areas, establishment of parks, and resource-based education and recreation. Curerently there are 19 parks with a total of 1750 acres in ownership and management for permanent conservcation. WVPD is governed by a Board of Trustees, one each from seven member towns.
Cathedral Square
Founded in Burlington in 1977, Cathedral Square is a nonprofit national leader in the creation of high quality, affordable, service-enriched housing communities for older adults and those with special needs. We operate 24 independent-living communities, two assisted living residences (one devoted to memory care), and four communities for specific populations in collaboration with valued nonprofit partners. We pioneered the nationally-recognized SASH (Support and Services at Home) model and administer it with housing partners across the state and replicate it in other states.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is the world's largest environmental non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Vermont chapter, as part of TNC’s global network of scientists and conservationists, is working to address the biggest challenges facing our world: the accelerating impacts of biodiversity loss and climate change.
Community Sailing Center
The mission of the Community Sailing Center (CSC) is to encourage and celebrate the responsible use and long-term stewardship of Lake Champlain by fostering educational and recreational opportunities for all members of our community. The board is currently composed of 13 directors with expertise ranging from education, state and municipal government, legal, governance, and marketing. The Community Sailing Center is actively searching for candidates who have expertise in the areas of accounting or fundraising.
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Ltd.
The Flynn Center is a non-profit organization with the mission of encouraging the enjoyment, understanding, and development of the performing arts in Vermont through diverse and engaging artistic experiences. Its facilities include a restored 1930 Art Deco theater that seats 1400 people, a more intimate “black box” theater, and studio space for classes. In addition to bringing world-class performers to Burlington, the Flynn offers classes ranging from youth theater camps to movement classes for the Parkinson’s community. The Flynn has produced the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival for 39 years.
The Vermont Community Foundation
The Community Foundation’s mission is to inspire giving and bring people and resources together to make a difference in Vermont. The organization is composed of hundreds of unique funds and foundations, including Let’s Grow Kids, the Vermont Women’s Fund, the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation, and the Samara Fund, to whom our staff provides advice, insight, investment vehicles, and operational support that maximizes each organization’s impact in their individual focus areas.
Humane Society of Chittenden County
At the Humane Society of Chittenden County, we believe that supporting, strengthening, and sustaining the bonds between people and pets improves the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Our mission is to ensure that every pet has a loving home and that every pet owner has access to the resources they need to give those pets happy, healthy lives. HSCC is often characterized as a progressive animal welfare organization and a leader in statewide advocacy initiatives.
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
"Our mission at Prevent Child Abuse Vermont is to promote and support healthy relationships within families, schools, and communities to eliminate child abuse. Prevent Child Abuse Vermont engages 8,000-10,000 Vermonters annually through group-based family support programs, child sexual abuse prevention education for adults and students grades pre-school through 8, and Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention/Safe Sleep Promotion for parents of newborns, high school students, professionals, and maternal-child medical personnel."
United Ways
United Way exists at the intersection of the Non-profit, government, and business sectors as well as the community. In that space, we seek to mobilize and amplify efforts to improve our community's wellbeing. We are community and volunteer-driven and 100% local. We focus on five key strategies Improving Mental Health, Meeting Basic Needs, Supporting Families, Reducing Substance Misuse, and Advancing Financial Stability.
The Vermont Foodbank
The Vermont Foodbank's (VF) vision is a Vermont where everyone has equitable access to nourishing food every day, everyone takes action to end hunger and poverty, and everyone has what they need to thrive. Vermont's only food bank, VF distributed 17 million pounds of food last year directly and through a network of 200 community partners, including food shelves, meal sites, hospitals, and schools. VF believes that anti-hunger work is only possible with a commitment to removing barriers caused by systems of oppression - such as racism and classism - that perpetuate hunger and poverty and disproportionately impact some identities more than others.
Special Olympics Vermont
Special Olympics Vermont is part of a global movement that works year-round to foster inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities by using the power of sport to showcase their gifts and abilities. Special Olympics Vermont is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy, and benefit from participation in individual and team sports. ​Special Olympics Vermont contributes to the physical, social, and psychological development of people with intellectual disabilities. Through successful experiences in sports, our athletes gain confidence and build positive self-images, which follow with them into their homes, classrooms, jobs, and communities.
All Learners Network
The All Learners Network is an organization that provides professional learning for teachers. Our goal is for every child to receive math instruction that allows them the opportunities that come from math - high school graduation, college and career readiness. We teach math pedagogy that creates access for every child, regardless of ability or circumstance. Our company, which has grown revenue over $1M this year, has converted to a C Corporation. We're looking for board members who can help guide our organization toward financial success while keeping us focused on our education mission and ideals.