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2 Lincoln Street, 2nd Fl. Essex Junction, VT 05452

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Interested in serving on our Board? Applications for youth and adult positions are accepted at all times of year. Questions and completed applications can be sent to info@essexchips.org or mailed/dropped off at our office – 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452.

 

What Board Members Do:

  • Help create a vision for how our organization accomplishes its mission

  • Build support for our work – join the group in creating a fundraising plan, talking with donors, and establishing new connections

  • Be an advisor for lead staff – guide them in making good decisions

  • Serve as an ambassador in the community – attend events and help people learn about what we do

 

Benefits to Volunteering as a Board Member:

  • Gain leadership experience in a fun, dynamic, youth-friendly environment

  • Influence the way our community serves youth

  • Experience the behind-the-scenes work  of a small non-profit agency

  • Develop partnerships with youth, CHIPS staff, and community members

  • Have fun!

 

Hours and Time:

 

Board Meetings take during evening hours (usually between 5:30 and 8pm) and happen at least once per month. Additional committee meetings are scheduled as needed.

 

How to Get Started:

  • Fill out a Board Member Application and submit it to info@essexchips.org or mail/drop off at 2 Lincoln St., Essex Junction, VT 05452

  • A current Board member will contact you for an interview

  • Ask questions and learn about Board responsibilities during your interview

  • After making a commitment, attend the New Board Member Orientation to learn more about CHIPS

  • Start attending monthly meetings, and let the fun begin!