Call for Friends & Family of South Loop School Board Members

Hello Parents,

The Board of Friends and Family of South Loop School, Inc. is looking for dedicated,
hard-working and enthusiastic board members to help carry out the mission of the
organization to support South Loop Elementary School and help our kids learn, build
skills and thrive in the world.

Friends and Family of South Loop School, Inc (FFSLS), is a charitable 501(c)3
Corporation whose mission is to provide supplemental educational resources for South
Loop Elementary School. FFSLS is a volunteer organization and has no paid
employees, so that 100% of contributions benefit South Loop Elementary School.
Our fundraising efforts play a key role in the success of our school. With the
contributions from parents, friends, and local business owners, we are able to provide
critically needed support for our students and teachers.

Open Positions:

  • Volunteer Board Member (Fundraising/Grant Writing)
  • Volunteer Board Member (Event Planning) 
  • Volunteer Board Member (Communications) 
  • Volunteer Board Member (Legal)

Current parent/guardian of a South Loop Elementary School student.

Job Description:
Serving as an FFSLS Board of Director is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual
who is passionate about raising funds for South Loop Elementary and the partnership
with the school.

  • Board members are expected to have the financial acumen to read and
    understand Friends and Family of South Loop School’s financial statements and to
    otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Board members are expected to attend 1 monthly meeting. They are expected to
    read board materials in advance of board meetings and to come prepared to ask
    questions, participate in discussions, and carry on initiatives that pertain their specific
  • Board members are expected to responsibly represent FFSLS to the community and to
    advocate for our mission, programs, and services as appropriate.
    Board terms last for 1 year and board members can serve until resignation or removal
    by quorum. 

Desired Skills and Expertise:
We are currently recruiting for leaders with expertise in the following areas:

  • Fundraising (Individual Giving, Sponsorship solicitation and Grant Writing),
  • Event planning
  • Marketing/Communications
  • Legal

How to Apply:
Fill out this short application specifying the position in which you are interested.

Application Deadline: Monday, October 04, 2021

Reach out to if you have any questions.

Thank you in advance for your consideration,
Friends and Family Board Members
Elena Savona, President
Carrie Smaroff, Secretary
Spencer Logan, Treasurer
Laarni Livings, Technology