Join the Girls Rock! DC Board of Directors
Girls Rock! DC is recruiting new Board Members on a rolling basis through the end of 2020. Currently, the Board consists of five great folks that are devoted to the mission of Girls Rock! DC and come with skills and experience that help build capacity, but most essentially, reflect our youth and their potential. Read more about the role of Board members here:

Girls Rock! DC provides unique music education programs in a supportive, inclusive, and creative space for girls and non-binary youth to develop their self-confidence, build community, rise up, and rock out! Learn more about Girls Rock! DC here:

We are seeking Board Members that are dedicated to the GR!DC mission, values, and have the capacity to dedicate time and resources to supporting and building out the sustainability of the organization. Girls Rock! DC Board members are responsible for overseeing Girls Rock! DC’s operations, working collaboratively with the Co-Executive Directors, while maintaining our commitment to its mission. This involves establishing our strategic direction, ensuring our compliance with all applicable legal requirements, and keeping our Organization financially healthy.

We are especially seeking Board Members who reflect the diversity of the young people we serve and the wider DC community. This includes youth; women; non-binary and trans folks; Black, Indigenous, People of Color; community members from across all eight wards; strong community leaders; those within the DC artist and musician community; former campers or volunteers; parents of campers. We strongly encourage folks who have skill sets in fundraising, finance, nonprofit management, and/or community development to apply.

To apply to be a Board Member, follow these three steps:

Step 1: Complete this application. This application has four short-answer questions and should take you about 5-10 minutes to complete.

Step 2: A current Board Member will reach out and conduct an informational interview with you, to ensure your interest and capacity.

Step 3: If you move forward, you will then engage in an interview process with other Board Members and Youth Leaders.

If you have any questions, please email
Name *
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If you live in DC, please include your neighborhood and ward
Why do you want to join the Girls Rock! DC Board of Directors? *
Girls Rock! DC values diversity of voices and experiences in its leadership, and prioritizes leaders who identify as members of communities that are historically underrepresented in decision-making bodies. Please share any information about yourself in this regard that you would like us to know here. *
Have you ever held a leadership role in an organization or in your community before? If so, can you tell us what that role was and what you did? *
What specific experience, background, or skills would you bring to the Girls Rock! DC Board? *
Girls Rock! DC works at the intersection of music, art, and justice work. We strive towards inclusion, empowerment of people from underrepresented and underserved communities, and the hard work of dismantling oppressive structures. What work do you engage in personally that serves these aims and how do you see yourself joining Girls Rock! DC in these efforts? *
Can you commit to participating in monthly 2-hour meetings and an annual day-long Board retreat? *
If you would like to share anything about your capacity or availability, include it here:
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