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Harriet Beecher Stowe House

2950 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206, Usa
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Board Member

Our boardThe Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe board members are cognizant of the ramifications of history and are advocates for issues of social justice. We have 1.5 FTE staff members, therefore Board members are encouraged to participate in committees and other volunteer opportunities.
PositionThe board of the Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House are seeking  committed and experienced individuals to further the mission and strategic plan of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House.  As we begin a restoration process with the Ohio History Connection, we are excited to gain diverse insights and ideas.
Desired skills
*required
Board, Event Management, Fundraising, Grants
WhenFinal Thursday of the month, 5:15 pm
WhereAt the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue
Commitment5 to 7 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
RequirementsBoard meetings occur monthly on the final Thursday at 5:15 pm. Attendance is expected. Committees usually meet on a monthly basis or 6 times per year. Board representation is also encouraged at events and educational programming functions.  Implementing ideas and advocating for the mission of the House are also part of the board experience.
On-boardingBoard candidates meet with the Nominating committee and/or Executive Director to tour the House and get further information. Evening or weekend Programs are another way for potential board members to see the House and the educational aspects in action. When selected for the board, members receive a handbook and special training session with President and Executive Director.
Our missionThe Harriet Beecher Stowe House is operated as a historical and cultural site, focusing on a legacy of humanity and justice.