Board Members Wanted!

The Northwoods Volunteer Connection is currently seeking passionate individuals to join the board of directors.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Northwoods Volunteer Connection board members are expected to provide oversight of organizational activities and engage in strategic planning, board development and fundraising activities. Other responsibilities include:

  • Attending the majority of board meetings throughout the year. Board meetings are typically held every other month on the first Wednesday of the month from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in Grand Marais. A conference call line is made available for board members who are unable to attend in person.
  • Reading documents distributed prior to meetings including meeting agenda, meeting minutes, financial statements and other items that pertain to board discussions. 
  • Participating in organization activities outside of meetings as needed.
  • Serving as an advocate for the Northwoods Volunteer Connection, promoting the mission and goals of the organization.

Experience and Qualification Requirements:

Northwoods Volunteer Connection board members should have a passion for conserving public resources and a connection to the northwoods of northeastern Minnesota. Prior experience with non-profit organizations, board management, volunteer coordination or public land management is a plus but not required.

How To Apply:

Interested? Contact us at Please include a statement that describes your interest and qualifications.