Ignite Collaborative Initiative, Inc. 501(c)3 Organization
Ignite is looking to add 3-5 members to our board of directors for our 10th Anniversary Season! No previous non-profit board member experience required.
If you love Ignite and are ready to commit to supporting us on a deeper level, we want you!
Our Mission: We aim to build a more connected and compassionate community through movement and mentorship. We use dance as a means for communication and empathy, an opportunity for personal growth, and an outlet for creativity and artistic expression. We provide live entertainment, dance + fitness classes, mindfulness + movement outreach programs, artist development opportunities, and collaborative projects in our community.
What does the board of directors do for Ignite? -Organize fundraising events throughout the season with the goal of collectively raising $15,000 annually -Assist in locating sponsorships + grants for the company -Assist in locating performance + teaching opportunities for the company -Provide administrative assistance for Ignite -Advocate for Ignite’s needs in the community + among your colleagues and peers
Who can serve on the board? ANYONE! If any of the following sound like you, we want to talk to you. -Energetic people who are not already overextended with other commitments, eager to put their enthusiasm for the arts and community-building to good use. -Community leaders willing to represent and advocate for Ignite in the community. -Leaders in schools and private programs who are passionate about helping us reach more students with our special education mindful movement program. -Academics who want to put their expertise in child development, physical and mental health, mindfulness, fitness, and/or special education into work in the community. -Creative and passionate individuals who have a talent, joy, and excitement in organizing successful fundraising events and promotions. Parents/grandparents/aunts/uncles/brothers/sisters/friends/dogs/frogs who support Ignite’s dancers and want to see the company continue to grow.
What’s required? Attend at least 75% ofIgnite Collaborative board meetings and events. (8-12 board meetings per year; 3 - 5 events per year) Act as a representative of Ignite in the community to spread the word about events, sponsorship opportunities, and performances. Assist in basic tasks to help Ignite’s behind-the-scenes administration run smoothly.
Board Member Benefits: -Free admission to select Ignite performances and events. -Discounted rate for dance and fitness classes. -Discounted rate for group Jubilee Mindfulness team-building workshops. -A cool t-shirt and #STARTAFIRE sticker. -You will be a part of our supportive, fun, passionate Ignite family and feel good knowing you are giving back to a female-led non-profit business that truly appreciates you.
If you’re interested in applying for a seat on Ignite Collaborative’s board of directors for the 2021 - 2022 season, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to us on Instagram @ignitecollaborative