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Board Member
Community Resources for Science



Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Education

City: Berkeley

Postal code: 94702

State: California

Organization Information:

Country: United States



Budget:

$0 - $1M

Website:

crscience.org

Mission statement:

The mission of CRS is to connect and engage educators, students, and scientists in a vibrant and innovative web of science learning resources, transforming science education. Our vision is a community of educators and scientists working together to excite all children about learning through the scientific exploration of the world around them. Community Resources for Science contributes to this vision by weaving connections between the needs of individual teachers and educational resources, while acting as a catalyst to improve the available resources in our community.


Position Details:

Job Description:


Community Resources for Science is looking for several individuals passionate about our mission and vision, to join the CRS Board of Directors. This year CRS is celebrating 20 years of supporting teachers to give students more opportunities to “do science” – to ask questions, test ideas, get their hands on real science activities. We need to inspire the next generation of thinkers, makers, problem solvers, and leaders. CRS provides programs and services to teachers primarily in Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland. We currently reach over 1,700 teachers who collectively serve over 40,000 students. Our strategic plan seeks to expand into the West Contra Costa and Hayward school districts.

CRS is looking for board candidates who are genuinely and emotionally engaged with elementary science education. We are seeking candidates with proven leadership skills that will actively engage and participate in Board activities and committees. These
individuals are highly respected by peers and leaders in their communities who can:

Help connect CRS in the communities of West Contra Costa and Hayward to build awareness and excitement about our organization and programs
Promote CRS and its programs in the business community to build CRS’s presences and garner corporate long term partners for our work
Help build CRS’s donor and supporter network
Commit to Board’s goal of rising over $40,000 annually in individual donations
Collaborate with fellow Board members on projects and activities that further CRS’s strategic goals
Share knowledge, skills, abilities, and wisdom with the organization
Embrace diversity and equity in serving teachers and students

Knowledge of at least one functional area of the Board’s work such as fundraising, public relations, marketing, planning, legal, financial, or organizational skills is desired.
Qualifications:


CRS is looking for board candidates who are genuinely and emotionally engaged with elementary science education. We are seeking candidates with proven leadership skills that will actively engage and participate in Board activities and committees.

Knowledge of at least one functional area of the Board’s work such as fundraising, public relations, marketing, planning, legal, financial, or organizational skills is desired.






Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

2/3/2018

How to Apply:


Please send email resume and cover letter to:

phoebe@crscience.org

• Location: Bakersfield, California

• Post ID: 20971493 bakersfield
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