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A CALL FOR NEW DIRECTORS!
Submittal date: December 1, 2020

Creative Collaboraton!
The Board of the Civita Institute intends to add up to three new Directors by February 1, 2021. The decision of the Board is final.

Directors design events like La Passeggiata, the fundraising gala of 2019; we support fellowships for creatives who are young or accomplished, under-represented, or values-based; we lead or host educational programs in Civita di Bagnoregio that teach evocative drawing, watercolor painting, furniture-making or offer AIA continuing education tours of Etruscan hill towns or seminars in Seattle; we publish quarterly newsletters,community news and creative exhibits on our website, Facebook, and Instagram; we manage an extensive architectural library and archive located in Civita and are developing its online access.

The skill sets of our creative collaboration include writing, graphic design, and social media; historic preservation, facilities management and architectural rendering; QuickBooks, accounting, Excel and pivot tables; photography, videography, and video editing; Italian language,customs, and cooking; and ideating, active listening, and compromise. Interest in the following committees is preferred: Archive and Collections, Communications, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Educational Programs, Events, Facilities, Fellowship and Creative Retreats, Fundraising, Membership and Outreach, Treasurer, and UNITI: Photo Exhibits. 

Director Expectations 
• Support the mission of The Civita Institute and comply with bylaws and protocols 
• Serve 3 years (min) and attend monthly board meetings in Seattle or via Zoom
• Participate in training and attend 3 board meetings prior to voting
• Volunteer 10 hours/month and chair a committee and/or serve as an officer
• Become a Member at $75/year and procure $500/year from donors/donations
• Travel every 3 years to a Work Party in Civita (lodging and travel stipend provided)

Director Benefits 
• Cultural exchange with Italians in the US and in Italy
• Collaboration with creative thinkers from diverse disciplines and locations
• Exercising nonprofit leadership as a committee chair or officer
• ‘Giving-back’ or ‘paying-forward’ to enrich others
• Travel every 3 years to a Facilities Work Party in Civita (lodging and travel stipend provided)

Application Process 
• Complete the New Director Application Form inclduing written responses
• Be sure to sign at the bottom of the application form
• Email your completed application to info@civitainstitute.org by December 1, 2020
• Interviews may be requested during the month of January 2021
• Selection of up to three new directors is anticipated by February 1, 2021

Submittal date: December 1, 2020
If you have any questions, please email info@civitainstitute.org. We look forward to receiving your application!