We are looking for individuals that are committed to our mission of cultivating the next generation of homegrown leaders. Below is a summary of our vision, ideal skill sets, and requirements for board membership.
“Boston Hollywood” – Every neighborhood, places to see and be seen, run by native Bostonians
More than bodegas – Create new, 21st century businesses and artistic organizations that will solve community problems and bring people together, run by native Bostonians
Gentrify from within – Build a network that will help high potential, low access native Bostonians become more influential and impactful in their communities
Skills of a Board Member
Marketing – Our ability to tell our story and keep supporters engaged is directly related to our income and ultimately, our impact. If you see yourself as a great champion for our cause, contact us.
Program Quality – We are choosing to go deep with smaller groups of people and try very different, entrepreneurial ways of mentoring. If you like asking questions focused on great outcomes, try us.
Mentoring – We value learning. We are a young organization. We could use some pointers. If you enjoy imparting knowledge to our staff and program participants, we should connect.
Entrepreneur – We are going to be launching numerous micro-enterprises and strategic partnerships. If you have experience in this area and are excited by teaching these skills to others, let’s talk.
Passion – A passion for mentoring young adults, the arts, and entrepreneurship
Time – Monthly meetings for at least one year and bi-monthly meetings thereafter
Financial Commitment – Duplessy Foundation is one of your top three giving priorities
Our Challenge to You
If you are interested in growing a dynamic social enterprise based on the arts, entrepreneurship, and mentoring, let’s schedule a time to speak further and learn more about each other.