Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

Board Position Details

BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for a Board Member who can also serve on our Development and Marketing Committee, Finance Committee, or Governance Committee. This Board Member would help identify, connect, and nurture relationships, and work together with those who share our vision for a healthy, creative, and informed population, living in a greener world. We embrace members with a passion for our mission and experience in marketing, corporate engagement, public relations and/or philanthropy.


  • Board Term: 3 year board commitment
  • Financial Contribution: Board members are required to contribute financially.
  • Faith-based Organization: We are not a faith-based organization.
  • Skills: marketing, corporate engagement, public relations, philanthropy

About Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

Located in 565 acres of pristine woodlands, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods promotes the importance of nature for nurturing personal and community wellbeing, cultivating creativity, and inspiring learning. Brushwood Center offers nature-inspired wellbeing and art programs for more than 6,000 youth, families, professionals, and veterans each year, with a special focus on disadvantaged communities who have less access to natural open spaces. We are the only organization in the Chicago region dedicated to protecting the environment through the arts and wellbeing..