Contribute Your Time and Talent to Creating High Quality, Culturally Relevant Education for All Children
SCCS is in search of dynamic and experienced individuals to serve on the SCCS Board of Directors ("Board"). If you’re passionate about education, children, and undoing institutional racism, we would love to hear from you!
February 21, 2023
Board of Directors & Finance Committee member
WHO WE ARE/WHAT WE DO Founded in 2006, Sound Child Care Solutions’ (SCCS) core work is to alleviate the opportunity gap between children who receive high quality, culturally relevant education and those who don’t. SCCS is the first early learning, shared services organization of its kind in Seattle. SCCS’s eight educational Centers share administrative and financial support in a Central Office so that Center Directors can focus on supporting teachers and high quality programming for children and families, rather than the full breadth of duties required to operate an early learning center.
OUR MISSION ANDVALUES Mission: To create high quality, culturally relevant education for all children through the collaboration of early learning centers. Values: Engaged learning, collaborative relationships, joyful work, social justice, shared accountability, Intentional practice, sustainable community.
OUR IMPACT SCCS serves over 450 families annually with the help of 120+ staff members from over 18 countries.
BOARD ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Board members are expected to: (1) monitor SCCS’s progress in supporting the mission and strategic plan; (2) oversee and provide support to the Executive Director; (3) provide broad fiscal oversight, and review and approve budgets to protect SCCS assets; (4) diligently participate in monthly board meetings; (5) serve on an SCCS Board committee (finance, board development, fund development); (6) participate in the Board’s annual retreat to review mission, strategic plan, annual performance, and next year’s plans; (7) recruit and inform prospective Board members through personal and/or organizational activities; (8) make a financial contribution to SCCS in proportion to one’s own giving capacity; (9) actively participate in fundraising initiatives, and identify and foster relationships with new and prospective donors; (10) maintain knowledge of industry trends; (11) visit no less than two SCCS centers annually; and (12) advocate and serve as an ambassador for SCCS in the community and among peers.
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND A BRIEF LETTER DETAILING YOUR INTEREST IN JOINING THE BOARD BY EMAILING INFO@SOUNDCHILD.ORG.