Posted On: 2013-11-21
Application Deadline: 2015-06-30
Time Commitment: 1-5 hr / month
Type of Organization: Theatre
We would like to engage dedicated community members to our Board of Directors who not only share in our vision of creating a culture of peace but can support us in moving forward with our strategic and long-term goals. In addition, we are looking for community members that are not only interested in supporting the arts, but are interested in using the arts for social justice and community change.
Currently, we are looking for Board Members who have expertise in the following areas:
Previous board experience particularly in areas of governance would be helpful, but not essential.
About the Organization
Children’s Peace Theatre is an award-winning community arts organization, founded in 2000 in response to the United Nations’ Declaration of the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World. Our work began with a small group of volunteers and artists who devoted their time and talents to engage children and youth to promote a Culture of Peace through the practice of theatre and art. Today, Children’s Peace Theatre operates year-round and offers numerous theatre and arts programs and projects for young people in our community including a three-week summer theatre camp, after-school programs, youth leadership projects, in-school workshops and youth-led initiatives. We work with dedicated volunteers, professional artists and community partners to empower children and youth from diverse backgrounds with the confidence and skills they need to lead active, fulfilling lives and to create a positive change in our communities. Children’s Peace Theatre has a proven track record and has received the YMCA Peace Medallion, the Mayor’s Community Safety Award, and the Leonardo da Vinci Award for Innovation and Creativity in the Arts. We have built lasting partnerships with other organizations and are committed to working together to create a safer and healthier environment for our children, our youth and our community.