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Position Type: Member of Women in Cleantech (WCS) Board of Directors

This is an unpaid volunteer position as part of a working board.

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP and onboarding will begin

About WCS

Founded in 2011, Women in Cleantech & Sustainability is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization made up of nearly 3,000 professional women and men building the green economy.  Our members range from students and entry-level professionals to Founders, C-Suite executives, and investors.

About the Role: 

As Co-Chair you are a member of the Board of Directors and communicate and coordinate with other Board Members as well as oversee employees of WCS to manage membership engagement, membership specific marketing, coordination of bi-weekly committee meetings and monthly onboardings, efficiency, and effectiveness of all processes. You are a self starter who inspires others to work on your ideas and have passion to build teams. 

You are responsible for providing strategy and leadership to the Committee members and creating an excellent membership experience for our WCS individual and corporate members. You work closely with your Co-Chair to ensure things run smoothly and that the committee has the support it needs to excel. The Co-Chair plays a critical role in fostering communication, reporting back to the executive committee on progress, and ensuring proper management and utilization of tools and resources. 

Role Description

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Work with the Board to define and articulate WCS organization & board priorities, vision, and goals
  • Weekly meetings with Co-chair 
  • Facilitate biweekly Membership Committee meetings 
  • Oversee CSM to coordinate corporate member monthly onboarding
  • Mentor and inspire committee volunteers 
  • Onboard new volunteers with the assistance of the Volunteer Manager, Membership Customer Success Manager (CSM) and Secretary
  • Review membership reports by CSM and present data trends and new project proposals to Board at Leadership and Quarterly Board meetings
  • Delegate and manage administrative tasks to the CSM and other coordinators

Who you are: Skills and Experience 

The below skills are preferred but not required for consideration:

  • Experience in people management, project management, and has experience hiring and firing 
  • Enjoy meeting new people, facilitating Zoom calls and scheduling events
  • Protect confidentiality of Board discussions, corporate member and volunteer data
  • Passionate about empowering women in the cleantech and sustainability space
  • Fundraising experience for non-profit organizations or other 
  • Deepen interpersonal skills, particularly in leadership, mentorship, and recruitment


  • Build strong network of women in the sustainability field 
  • Gain experience being in a nonprofit board setting and executive committee
  • Deepen interpersonal skills, particularly in leadership, mentorship, and recruitment
  • Gain experience in making and enacting executive-level strategy decisions
  • Attend WCS events for free 
  • Stay informed of trends in the cleantech and sustainability industry 

Time Commitment & Expectations

  • Attend monthly Executive Committee meetings, quarterly leadership meetings and quarterly Board meetings (via video-conference) and annual in-person leadership retreat 
  • 5 hours per week dedicated to WCS 
  • 2 year commitment 
  • Successful candidates will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement
  • Fundraising goal of $2,500 for corporate membership/sponsorship 
  • Annual board dues

How to Apply

If interested, send your resume and a 1-paragraph summary of why you are interested in this role to (300 words max) indicating why you are interested in the role. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Please email with the heading “Co-Chair Membership Committee Application: [Name]” If you require any support applying online, please contact us at

Thank you to everyone who takes the time to apply. Only selected applicants will be notified. 

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