20 Years of Turning the Page to a Brighter Tomorrow

Committees

Join Seeds of Literacy as a volunteer committee member!

Our volunteer-based committees support our mission by strengthening and promoting Seeds of Literacy in a variety of areas. With monthly evening meetings, the committees are a great opportunity for professionals to share their talents and engage with our mission while maintaining their work schedules.

You can use your talents to be the positive change in Cleveland.

Interested in volunteering? Have questions? Please feel free to contact Alexandria Marshall, Volunteer Coordinator, at alexandria@seedsofliteracy.org or 216.661.7950.

 

I Want to Join a Committee!

 

Community Relations Committee

This committee seeks enthusiastic and resourceful individuals who can increase our presence in the community by helping us cultivate relationships with local media, place news stories, schedule presentations with community groups (e.g. churches, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club), and publicize events. Other ongoing projects include finding new ways to recruit tutors and students, and obtaining coverage through newspapers, radio, TV, social media, and grassroots marketing.

Requirements:

  • public relations or marketing/communications experience
  • the willingness to reach out to your community on behalf of Seeds of Literacy

If you’re interested in joining this committee, please either complete this form or contact Alexandria Marshall, our Volunteer Coordinator, at alexandria@seedsofliteracy.org or 216.661.7950.

Fund Development Committee

Our Fund Development Committee seeks to maintain a diverse funding stream and investigate new funding opportunities, as well as forge partnerships with Cleveland’s philanthropic organizations and individuals. The committee also engages our Board of Directors in fundraising activities and enacts the organization’s fundraising plan.

Requirements:

  • expertise in fundraising and Cleveland’s philanthropic community
  • a strong desire to succeed in a volatile economic environment
  • the willingness to reach out to your community on behalf of Seeds of Literacy

If you’re interested in joining this committee, please either complete this form or contact Alexandria Marshall, our Volunteer Coordinator, at alexandria@seedsofliteracy.org or 216.661.7950.

Program Planning & Impact Committee

Volunteer with this committee to evaluate our education goals and measure our effectiveness.

Requirements:

  • an education or program development background, but any instruction or curriculum experience may be helpful; we also welcome fresh perspectives from different fields
  • the willingness to reach out to your community on behalf of Seeds of Literacy

If you’re interested in joining this committee, please either complete this form or contact Alexandria Marshall, our Volunteer Coordinator, at alexandria@seedsofliteracy.org or 216.661.7950.

Finance Committee

We’re seeking individuals to help oversee the budget process, review internally prepared and audited financial statements, and develop the organization’s investment policy. Ongoing missions of the Finance Committee include maintaining networks, investigating collaborative relationships, and strengthening the organization in a challenging economic environment.

Requirements:

  • expertise in finance, accounting, auditing, and investing
  • familiarity with government regulations (i.e. IRS Form 990)

If you’re interested in joining this committee, please either complete this form or contact Alexandria Marshall, our Volunteer Coordinator, at alexandria@seedsofliteracy.org or 216.661.7950.