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OrganizationEducation Through Music - Massachusetts
We're located in...Boston, MA
Our mission is...Education Through Music (ETM) partners with under-resourced schools to provide music as a core subject for all children, and utilizes music education as a catalyst to improve academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence.
We serve...Schools and School Communities that need us most.
Our Websiteetmonline.org
Our greatest accomplishment last year was...We are currently working to affiliate with Education Through Music in NYC and are looking for new members to serve on our board in Boston MA.
You can view our most recent Form 990 at this URL...guidestar.org
Serving on our board will be awesome for you because...
  • We are a new organization, sure to grow quickly, being supported through an affiliation by a larger organization that has existed for 30 years. They will do oversight, leadership training, share resources, and more. We will be using their model that has proven its worth for over 30,000 students in 70 schools in NYC.
  • Will we be getting the best D & O insurance for all Board Officers.
  • We currently have a small give get of only $2,500.
  • Please note that the 990 and Website are for the affiliate organization in NYC. ETM-MA is currently still in development.
Our ideal candidate is...

While recruitment emphasis will vary from time to time, in general, ETM welcomes interest from prospective members in a variety of disciplines, professions, and industries. Some of the backgrounds we find relevant include: 

▪ Public Relations/Marketing/Media 

▪ Finance/Banking 

  • Education and the Arts 

▪ Major Massachusetts Industries, including Entertainment and Media; Real Estate; Technology; Fashion and Retail; Hospitality and Travel 

  • Foundations and Philanthropy 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC 

  • To be knowledgeable about the organization — its mission, strengths and needs — and to participate in the oversight of its activities especially by attending Board meetings. 
  • To help set, and monitor, the strategy and annual operating plan of the organization. 
  • To serve actively on at least one board committee. 
  • To be available as a resource to the staff, by providing insight and consultation in relevant areas of expertise. 
  • To be an advocate for the organization and to help attract resources, visibility, and connections; for example, by making contacts aware of ETM MA’s mission and work, and by introducing ETM MA to individuals, foundations, and companies in your personal and professional circles which might be cultivated for future funding, sponsorships or contacts. 
  • To strengthen ETM MA’s financial base, both by making a personally significant contribution in keeping with individual resources and by engaging in fundraising efforts. Currently, ETM MA seeks Board members who can commit to a minimum annual contribution of $2,500, which may be satisfied by a combination of direct and indirect donations (i.e., "give or get").
Our current board size is...0
We meet (when and where)...Boston, MA. Schedule TBD by board under construction.
The time commitment is...TBD. by first board members.
Contact...Adam Calus, Executive Director, ETM-MA, 617-634-9303, etmusicma@gmail.com
PostedJanuary 30, 2020