Open Board Positions

VP of Communications:

The Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is seeking a volunteer VP Communications to serve on both the Mass NOW and Mass NOW Foundation boards. Please see below for information about the position.

About the Organizations: Mass NOW, founded in 1966, works to advance intersectional justice for all who identify as women in the Commonwealth.  Mass NOW Inc. is a 501(c)(4) that conducts legislative and other advocacy efforts to advance the rights of women and girls in Massachusetts.  The Mass NOW Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation supporting the non-partisan efforts of the Mass NOW Inc.  The organizations focus their feminist work on the following priority issue areas: ending violence against women, constitutional equality, ending discrimination, promoting civil rights including LGBT rights, racial equality, and economic justice.

About the Volunteer Position: The VP of Communications will serve on the Mass NOW and Mass NOW Foundation boards, which are fun-loving all-volunteer, multi-generational boards of committed, vibrant, passionate individuals. The boards support one paid staff position, who conducts the lobbying advocacy, educational work, and administrative support for the chapters. 

Preferred Qualifications: The Mass NOW and Mass NOW Foundation VP of Communication will ideally have experience with working with the media, implementation a comprehensive social media plan, and excellent writing skills. Excellent organization and communication skills and a commitment to feminist issues are a must.

Responsibilities:

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per month on average.  Attendance at monthly Mass NOW Inc. executive board meetings and bimonthly Mass NOW Foundation board meetings is required.  Board members to the Inc are elected for two-year terms, Foundation board terms are one year.

Interested?  Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and qualification for the position to Mass NOW Co-Presidents, Ellie Adair at ellie@massnow.org and Sasha Goodfriend at sasha@massnow.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Co-VP of Action

The Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass NOW) is seeking a volunteer to serve as Co-Vice President of Action on both the Mass NOW Inc and Mass NOW Foundation boards. Please see below for information about the position.

About the Organizations: Mass NOW, founded in 1966, works to advance intersectional justice for all who identify as women in the Commonwealth.  Mass NOW Inc. is a 501(c)(4) that conducts legislative and other advocacy efforts to advance the rights of women and girls in Massachusetts.  The Mass NOW Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation supporting the non-partisan efforts of the Mass NOW Inc.  The organizations focus their feminist work on the following priority issue areas: ending violence against women, constitutional equality, ending discrimination, promoting civil rights including LGBT rights, racial equality, and economic justice.

About the Volunteer Position:  The Co-VP of Action will serve on the Mass NOW Inc. and Mass NOW Foundation boards, which are fun-loving, all-volunteer, multi-generational boards of committed, vibrant, passionate individuals.  The boards play an active role in the work of the organization, including all our lobbying advocacy, educational work, and administrative support for the chapters.

Preferred Qualifications: The Mass NOW VP of Action will ideally have a background in grassroots organizing and outreach. A strategic thinker with excellent communication, organization skills, and a commitment to feminist issues are a must.

Responsibilities:

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per month on average.  Attendance at monthly Mass NOW Inc. executive board meetings and bimonthly Mass NOW Foundation board meetings is required.  Board members to the Inc are elected for two-year terms, Foundation board terms are one year.

Interested?  Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and qualification for the position to Mass NOW Co-Presidents, Ellie Adair at ellie@massnow.org and Sasha Goodfriend at sasha@massnow.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Internships

The application process for Spring 2016 interns is closed. Stay tuned for future internship postings.

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