Join Our Foundation Board!
We are recruiting new Board members to help us move forward with the many initiatives tied to our 2021-2024 strategic plan. The Foundation intends to:
Promote the monitoring and preservation of cultural resources, in support of the Arizona Site Steward Program
Fund Site Steward training and field resources
Support the administration of the Arizona Site Steward Program through structured volunteer efforts and collaboration.
Solicit funds to advance the Arizona Site Steward Program Strategic Plan through grant facilitation, K12 and public education, community outreach, corporate alliances, and cultural recognition.
We have several board director positions available:
Arizona Site Steward Representative
Arizona Regional Coordinator Representative
Arizona Land Manager Representative
Several At-Large positions - these positions do not have to be filled by Site Stewards, Land Managers or Regional Coordinators. At-Large board members will provide fundraising, social media, website management, community outreach skills, educator experience and/or Tribal representation.
*Our goal is to have representatives from several Arizona regions*
We are looking for the following skill sets:
Fundraising – ability to develop and sustain an individual and corporate donor pool focused on education and preservation; grow sponsorship connections; assist with grant writing; familiar with donor development software.
Social Media – a leader to organize a social media savvy group of volunteers who will create weekly website news items, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts, share appropriate posts from other organizations, monitor the web for illegal archaeological posts, assist with marketing, assist with fundraising initiatives.
Website management – familiar with Wix.com website features such as page development, form creation, news item creation and contacts organization.
Online Training Development – skilled in filming outdoor and indoor training events, film editing and/or creating online testing modules (we use Thinktific). Comfortable with scheduling speakers and conducting online interactive discussions.
Community Outreach – an outgoing and personable individual comfortable with speaking to varied groups, hosting tables, etc.
Educators – teachers and informal educators, including Site Stewards, who love to talk about preservation and archaeology. We partner with Arizona Project Archaeology to bring archaeology education into Arizona K12 schools.
Native American Community Members – Tribal members who would like to support respectful conversations and interactions with Site Stewards and the public about their heritage.
This Board position is a two-year commitment, starting July 1, 2024. The full board meets quarterly via Zoom, with committees meeting more frequently, as needed.
The deadline to apply is Friday, April 12, 2024. To apply, please use the form below to let us know you are interested. OR you may nominate someone - with their prior approval (please fill in the nominee's name and email in the first two fields and include your information, as the nominator, in the text box). Lastly, if you prefer to email us directly you may send the nominee's name, region, desired position and reason for applying to our Secretary Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lastly, if you’d like to help, but are not sure if you are ready to join the Board yet, we welcome support in our committees - working on specific initiatives and are happy to discuss how you can help. Please email us at Jeri.email@example.com .