Talent Scouts

Meet the Nonprofit ‘Talent Scouts’ who are recruiting for new members of their Board of Directors. Browse and review profiles before the selection event below. For our first year, we’re capping the number of nonprofits to 50, so get your application in!

UPDATE: We’ve hit our threshold for nonprofits! We have 56 or so LOVELY nonprofits looking for talent. There are still spots left for free agents, so tell your friends. Thank you! 

Chicago Composers Orchestra

www.chicagocomposersorchestra.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Chicago Composers Orchestra (CCO) seeks board members to engage with and support our upcoming 10th Anniversary Season as we continue our dedication to the performance and advocacy of orchestral...

Facing Forward to End Homelessness

https://www.ffchicago.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Facing Forward is looking for a board candidate who is passionate about combating homelessness in Chicago and who has ties to the Chicago community. Board Term: 3 year board commitment and 6 meetings per...

IAMAS

https://www.iamas.com Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Treasurer. Ideal candidate would be wise about issues pertaining to mothers, have deep international connections to similar nonprofits, and the ability to fundraise successfully. Board Term: 2-3 year...

Constellation Men’s Ensemble

https://www.constellationensemble.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: 1) President — The board president shall be the chief volunteer officer of the corporation. The board president shall lead the board of directors in performing its duties and responsibilities,...

Architreasures

https://www.architreasures.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Architreasures seeks Board members who will play roles as advocates and fundraisers for the organization. This includes supporting the process for project development; securing sponsorships for...

Stories Matter Foundation

https://www.storystudiochicago.comBoard Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for Board members of all stripes to join us as we begin our strategic planning to direct growth over the next five years. No writing or literary skills needed, just a love of story...

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble

https://www.danztheatre.orgBoard Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for individuals who want to help push us into our 20th anniversary season who are motivated change makers interested in the intersections of the arts, social justice, children and youth and...

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

https://www.mercyhome.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Mercy Home has 4 boards with many open positions. All our boards are primarily fundraising boards. Board of Regents, Ambassadors of Mercy, Leader Council and Assiciate Board. Board Term: All our boards are...

Chicago Foundation for Education

https://www.cfegrants.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are eager to diversify our board and recruit professionals with passion for education who have time, talent and treasure to share. We are particularly interested in recruiting people of color. Broadly...

The Honeycomb Project

https://thehoneycombproject.orgBoard Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Honeycomb Project is seeking dynamic and experienced board members to help fuel the next stage of the organization's growth. Board members are Honeycomb’s greatest ambassadors in the community....

The People’s Music School

https://peoplesmusicschool.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are excited for this opportunity to add to the capacity of our Board of Directors and engage new supporters with our school! We are hoping to welcome a new member to join as a standard Director on...

Hephzibah Children’s Association

https://www.hephzibahhome.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We're looking for members to join our Chicago Auxiliary Board. An ideal member lives in the city, has a heart for children in need, can be available for once-a-month meetings, and has a strong social...

Culinary Care

https://culinarycare.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Governance Committee (Legal Expertise): As the legal advisor on the our Governance Committee, you will help ensure our organization is staying compliant and provide ongoing strategic insight. Governance...

Dream Big Performing Arts

https://dreambigperformingarts.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for Board members with a passion for youth access to high-quality performing arts education who are also highly skilled professionals willing to play an integral role in supporting...

BrightSide Theatre

https://brightsidetheatre.com/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Attend regular Board of Director meetings of BrightSide Theatre, which are each approximately 1.5-2 hours in duration typically in Downers Grove. The board meets four (4) times per year. A member of...

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

https://www.remybumppo.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Our Board of Directors focus on fundraising and organizational mission oversight. We are looking to increase our board size from 14 to 20 members. We have seven committees who discuss issues, come to a...

Operation HOPE, Chicago Uplift 2020

https://www.operationhope.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Chicago Uplift Advisory Committee is a group of successful mid-career professionals who know well and understand the needs of at least one of the above mentioned neighborhoods. For the HOPE Inside...

Twist Out Cancer

http://twistoutcancer.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: TOC welcomes new Advisory Board members to provide operational leadership. Board Term: Advisory board membership terms are 12 months and require attendance at 3 meetings. Service hours average 25 annually....

The Well of Mercy

http://thewellofmercy.com/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The WoM is looking for leadership and someone who is a community representative as a board member seat. We do not have titles for our board members, except for the board chair and a secretary. The WoM...

American Blues Theater

https://americanbluestheater.com/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: American Blues Theater is seeking Board members who will engage with our work, and commit to helping us get to the next level. The Board meets six times per year, and each Board member serves on at...

Peer Health Exchange (PHE)

https://www.peerhealthexchange.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We seek to grow a diverse and engaged board that is passionate about steering positive health outcomes for young people. We have open roles in our Community Engagement (Events, Fundraising,...

The Chicago Mosaic School

https://chicagomosaicschool.com/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We currently do not have descriptions. We are looking for members with BOD experience at nonprofit organizations. Board Term: 2 year commitment Financial Contribution: Board members are required to...

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

https://www.chicagohomeless.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: CCH is looking for passionate, dedicated people to join our Board of Directors. Ideal candidates bring diverse perspectives and are willing to leverage their networks and resources to advance CCH’s...

Broken Nose Theatre

https://brokennosetheatre.com/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Board Members: Broken Nose is looking to add 2-4 board members this fiscal year. The Board meets in full every other month, with smaller committee meetings as needed. Board members are expected to see...

DANK Haus

https://dankhaus.com/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We welcome anyone with experience, skills and/or interest in fundraising, fine arts, marketing and outreach, building maintenance or German culture. Board Term: Board member: 3 year term, 15 hours/month;...

16th Street Theater

https://16thstreettheater.org/Board Position Details Board Term: 2 year commitment is ideal Financial Contribution: Board members are required to contribute financially. Faith-based Organization: We are not a faith-based organization. Skills: Technology and Financial...

Hip Circle Empowerment Center

https://hipcircle.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for at-large board members who are ready to be change instigators! While we do have a part-time Executive Director, we are a small organization and our board has elements of being a working...

WorldChicago

www.WorldChicago.orgBoard Position Details BOARD MEMBER: WorldChicago is seeking professionals with a passion for Citizen Diplomacy and interest in joining an engaged, non-profit Board of Directors. We also have many opportunities to engage with international emerging...

Centro Romero

www.centroromero.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: As we are focusing on purchasing a new building in the future, we are looking to diversify our board with people that would either be in the realty, finance, or HR fields. We are looking for members to be...

Aspire

www.aspirechicago.com Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Aspire Associate Board is a passionate, energetic and driven group of young professionals who make a commitment to serve as an ambassador for Aspire in the community. Members represent a wide range of...

The Gift Theatre

http://thegifttheatre.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Gift seeks new dynamic members for its growing board. We are currently seeking two new members. Board Term: Minimum 3 year commitment at 4-6 hours per month. Financial Contribution: Board members are...

Illinois Science Council Associates Board

www.illinoisscience.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The ISC’s Associates Board is a group of fun and science-curious people who want to get involved in ISC and help grow the organization and its mission. We’re seeking professionals from any field who are...

David L Hoyt Education Foundation

www.davidlhoytfoundation.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Accountant, Financial Planner, or similar. We are looking for someone to fill our Treasurer seat.   Board Term: 2 year board commitment Financial Contribution: Board members are required to...

She Votes Illinois

https://shevotesil.org/ Board Position Details COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR/BOARD MEMBER: She Votes Illinois is looking for bold and compassionate volunteers to help advance our mission. We are accepting of applicants with little to no political experience, as we are...

Near NorthWest Arts Council

www.nnwac.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Skills in strategic planning and real estate development to establish a resource center for non profit development that serves individual artists and non profit organizations. This can be financial, design, and/or...

GiveNkind

https://givenkind.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking for dedicated board member who is excited by the potential of taking items that are going unused and putting them in the hands of those who need them most. While the time commitment is...

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

https://www.lssi.org/forms/associate-board Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: LSSI’s Associate Board will launch this year and comprise an enthusiastic group of people who are connected to LSSI’s mission and dedicated to promoting and furthering the work that LSSI...

Code Nation

https://codenation.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are building out our Chicago Launch Committee, a ​coalition of local leaders across tech, education, and philanthropy who​ will rally the early support needed for our successful launch in Chicago and lay...

Oak Park Festival Theatre

https://oakparkfestival.com/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking to fill roles that can help us continually recruit new members, assist with fundraising and development, and provide innovative ideas for continuing to make this a theatre that reaches the...

CHIRP Radio

http://chirpradio.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Members of CHIRP's Board of Directors serve a crucial role in ensuring the stability and future success of the organization through oversight, fundraising, donor cultivation, and outreach. Board Members share...

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

http://rivendelltheatre.org/Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are looking to add 2-4 board members this fiscal year. The full board meets every other month for 2 hours and schedules additional calls if needed for specific topics. Board members are expected to...

Pride Films and Plays

http://www.pridefilmsandplays.com Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Board of Directors meets on third Monday of each month from 6 to 8. Committees including Finance, Marketing, and Fund-raising.   Board Term: Three years Financial Contribution: Board members...

Ensemble Español

https://www.ensembleespanol.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: The Executive Board seeks curious and generous individuals who appreciate and value the performing arts, want to make a difference, be an active member of their community, and be recognized for...

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

http://www.mitchellmuseum.org/ Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Joining our Board offers a unique opportunity to learn more about American Indian cultures and meet nationally and internationally recognized artists, performers, and business and tribal leaders, as...

Lifeline Theatre

www.lifelinetheatre.com Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Lifeline is seeking individuals who are passionate about what we do and are willing to dedicate time to further our mission and to open their networks to expand our family. The purpose of our board is to...

Arts of Life

www.artsoflife.org Board Position Details BOARD MEMBER: We are currently looking for board members to strengthen two committees: Governance: This committee monitors and works to improve the functioning of the board in fulfilling its’ role of guidance and support for...

Forte Community Music Project

www.fortecmp.orgBoard Position Details BOARD MEMBER: Operations Specialist - We are looking for someone to assist in driving strategy for our day to day operations. This volunteer board position would help develop processes and infrastructure for our daily/weekly...

Free Street Theater

https://freestreet.org/ Board Position Details We are looking for board members that share the radically inclusive values of our organization. We are particularly interested in individuals who have grown up in Chicago's neighborhoods, and who make their living in...

MPN Research Foundation

http://www.mpnresearchfoundation.org/Board Position Details We are looking for people with PR and/or communications experience; patient advocacy experience; biotech or pharmaceutical; epidemiology; data science; finance; HR; scientific (hematological malignancies);...

Chicago Cultural Alliance

https://www.chicagoculturalalliance.org/ Board Position Details We are looking for board members that are interested in Chicago's neighborhoods, culture and supporting immigrant and native communities. Beyond that we are looking for board members that are interested...

The Simple Good

https://www.thesimplegood.com/Board Position Details TSG is looking for Governing and Advisory Board Members to help lead the growth of the organization. We are an up and coming not-for-profit dedicated to helping underserved kids find goodness and hope through arts...

Chicago Community ToolBank

https://www.chicagotoolbank.org/ Board Position Details We are looking for energetic members who will bring a mix of wanting to roll your sleeves up to help, engaging your network and others and fundraising to have a GOOD TIME helping others. No specific knowledge is...

Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

http://www.brushwoodcenter.orgBoard 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...

Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network

http://the-network.orgBoard Position Details We are seeking committed, energetic Board Members with experience in marketing, finance, and social policy and a desire to end domestic violence.   Board Term: Three year terms, a maximum of two terms Financial...