Nonprofit Board Vacancies & Opportunities

Alternative Family Services (AFS) is a nonprofit foster care, adoption, and mental health services organization operating in the San Francisco Bay and Greater Sacramento Metropolitan Areas, with over 40 years of service to our most vulnerable children. AFS is currently seeking additional members for its Board of Directors. In upholding our commitment to a diverse board of professional and personal experience, we welcome candidates whose backgrounds reflect the primary populations we serve, particularly the African American and Latinx communities, and who provide diversity of professional and personal experience needed to help AFS to make the best decisions. Full description here. Contact Don Rath, AFS Board President

Uptown Stories, a 501(c)(3) based in Washington Heights, is seeking new board members with a finance background who are passionate about the transformative power of writing. Uptown Stories’ mission is to inspire young people to discover and develop their inner voices in a diverse community of writers. Full description here. Contact Kate Reuther, Uptown Stories Founder & Executive Director

Amandla Development is a Cape Town-based educational nonprofit implementing an innovative cradle-to-career program to ensure local youth complete school and become employable, active citizens. Seeking US-based board members. Contact Founder & Executive Director, Scott Clarke ’02

Havenly is a New Haven-based nonprofit started by Yale students that breaks down employment barriers facing refugee women by providing job training and income creation opportunities in the food industry. Looking  for board members with expertise in immigrant rights, job training, or food. Contact Co-Founder Ben Weiss ’20

Mercado Global, a nonprofit founded by Ruth DeGolia ’04, is seeking a NY-based board member. Mercado Global breaks the cycle of poverty in rural Latin America by providing education and business development support to indigenous women and connecting them to sales opportunities with major international retailers like Nordstrom, Levi Strauss and Reformation – allowing women to earn a sustainable income and send their children to school, often for the first time. For more details, contact Ruth

Natural Areas Conservancy is seeking board members who are passionate about the environment and improving NYC. Contact Sarah Charlop-Powers ’09 FES

New York City Ballet (, one of the foremost dance companies in the world, is staffing a new position, Senior Director of Human Resources, Diversity, and Inclusion reporting to the Executive Director. More info

SosteNica, a nonprofit directed by Joseph DeNicola (’86, ’96 MF), is seeking a legal professional with an interest in sustainable economic development to join its board. SosteNica’s collaborative work integrates environmental and educational projects with financial services, creating a holistic and long-term approach to the alleviation of poverty in Nicaragua. To learn more, contact Joe

The Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC) seeks an extraordinary individual to serve as its first Executive Director. Founded in 1998, FGPC has experienced sustained growth over the past four years. More info; Submit cover letter & resume to

The Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) engages youth in immersive service learning programs, providing opportunities for direct and indirect service throughout NYC and Washington, DC, along with time for orientation and reflections. We are currently seeking NY and DC based members for our NY-based board and DC-based council. We are also accepting applications for paid full-time and part-time positions. For more information, please reach out to Dimitry Beauchamp at or 202-347-2525.

Bridal Garden (NYC) is not only a bridal boutique, but also a not-for-profit charitable organization whose proceeds benefit education for disadvantaged children.

Gray Panthers NYC needs a volunteer accountant for about one hour/week.  Please contact Peg Graham for more info.

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