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The Playful Family Board of Directors

The Playful Family, Inc.  Board of Directors governs the overall execution of the organization’s mission.  Principally, the Board manages:


  • Organizational finances by reviewing financial statements quarterly, developing donor relations and securing donations, pursuing grant funding and contracted opportunities.

  • Setting long term priorities for programs including seeking strategic growth opportunities, meeting fundraising goals, securing community partnerships, and grant opportunities.

  • Committee meetings for volunteers such as fundraising, events, internships, teen center, etc.


Additionally, the Board oversees the Executive Director/ CEO, who is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization.  Overall, the members of the Board contribute to the educational, management, legal, marketing, and financial skills needed to ensure the long-term organizational stability and ensure year to year excellence for The Playful Family, Inc.

The Board of Directors has up to 5 voting members.  Terms are for 2 years.

Board Overview

Board members responsibilities

  • Attend monthly board meetings (in person or teleconference),

  • participation in select Board committees,

  • assistance and attendance with community events and fundraising,

  • act as a spokesperson on behalf of the organization and its mission.

  • a fiduciary responsibility for management of the organization’s capital and ensuring appropriate filings with federal, state, and local authorities consistent with the organization’s status as a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. 

Time and Financial Considerations

  • Board Meetings occur monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7PM.

  • Committee Meetings- as needed, often held virtually.

  • Annual Fundraiser- Board participation required.

  • One Quarterly Outreach Event

  • Board members should expect to commit up to 10 hours a month to support the organization’s mission.

Declaration of Candidacy

Board positions require a time and energy commitment that should not be underestimated.  Candidates are urged to consider personal priorities for the next year as well as the ways to contribute to the development of the organization.  Resources available to prospective members include the organization’s strategic plan, FY Budget, Operating Principles, Board Manual, program overviews and descriptions, and a calendar of events.


To apply, please complete the application form below and attach a copy of your resume.

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