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OrganizationCharlottesville Pride
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 10, 2017
College Degree Required?No
Phone(434) 882-1588


We are an all-volunteer, unpaid, working board; this means we serve as both staff and board members. The full board meets monthly, currently the first Thursday evening of every month, with subcommittee meetings at other times, as needed.
We are looking for board members who will:
– Enthusiastically promote the work and mission of Cville Pride
– Attend board meetings, approve minutes, respond to emails in a timely manner
– Attend and help with as many of the events we put on as possible
– Lead the efforts of at least one subcommittee (see open committees below)
– Help with fundraising
– Offer ideas and bring fresh vision and perspective to the organization
– Have something at stake and feel personally connected to the mission
– Have fun while working with the rest of the board and volunteers

Skills Required

The following committees need leadership:
We need a board member or representative to coordinate volunteers throughout the year. This involves:
– Finding volunteers through other organizations, schools, colleges, events
– Forging and developing relationships with volunteers
– Using email and social media to keep volunteers engaged and motivated
– Organizing volunteers for events
We need a board member or representative to coordinate our fundraising efforts by:
– Identifying potential funders, grants, fundraising opportunities
– Gathering assets to create grant applications and fundraising appeals
– Guiding board members and volunteers in development efforts
Online Communications
We need a board member or representative to help us manage communications who can:
– Take direction from the board president with regard to messaging
– Offer ideas, take photos, show initiative
– Use WordPress to update the website
– Use Facebook and Twitter to help keep them current
– Use MailChimp to create and send monthly newsletters
Business & Community Relations
We need a board member or representative to:
– Establish, maintain, and maximize relationships with community organizations and businesses
– Attend local business and community meetings (Chamber of Commerce, etc.)
– Use social media as well as professional, personal interactions
– Help launch an LGBTQ business alliance
– Maintain relationship with tourism boards, state and local

Work Schedule

We meet the first Thursday evening of every month.

Additional Info

If you are interested in applying for either a board position or committee representative position, please email the following:
– resume or list of related experience
– letter of interest, explaining why you want to apply and what you would hope to offer
If you have not previously volunteered with Cville Pride, and you are accepted to a position, we will, for your benefit and ours, count the first six months as provisional – so that we can determine if this is the right fit for you!