Board Member – Program
Northeast Arc

1 Southside Rd, Danvers, MA 01923

Board Member – Program

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Our board New board terms begin in May/June. Terms are for one to three years.
Position Northeast Arc seeks Board candidates to assist with on-going marketing, branding and public relations efforts.  Striving to be a household name recognized for the most innovative approaches to disability services, Northeast Arc is seeking Board Members to work directly alongside our Marketing Director to help expand our profile and articulate our mission of changing the lives of more than 15,000 people with disabilities across Massachusetts.  Ideal candidates will be strong storytellers, providing poignant content in-person and across all media platforms.  Additional experience developing brand guidelines is a plus.

Northeast Arc seeks Board candidates to assist our organization as we scale our services to better utilize technology in helping our constituents reach their greatest possible outcomes.  Ideal candidates will have an interest in adaptive technology, and a solid understanding and experience in scaling technology systems and solutions across multiple program areas.

We are looking for members that have a good network of contacts throughout the North Shore and the Greater Boston region, matching our service area.
Desired skills
Data Analysis, Information Technology, Strategy Consulting
When Feb, May, Aug, Nov
Where Danvers, MA and Virtual
Commitment 1 to 3 hours/month
Donation Organization expects our board members to make sizable contributions. Please contact for more information.
Requirements Initial term 1 year.
Next term 3 years.
Additional Info Our Story
Northeast Arc was founded in 1954 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wanted to raise their sons and daughters as full members of the community. By having the courage to challenge professionals who told them their children could not be educated and would not live to become adults, these parents created the systems that enabled them to attend public schools, develop friendships, reside in the neighborhoods of their choice and to earn a paycheck. Over the years, our programs have expanded to support children and adults with a broader range of disabilities, including autism and physical disabilities. Today we serve approximately 15,000 people in nearly 190 cities and towns. The goal of the Northeast Arc is to ensure that children and adults with disabilities are able to live, work, engage in civic life and play in the community. We work toward that goal by offering a wide variety of programs including Autism Services, Day Habilitation, Deaf Services, Early Intervention, Employment Services, Family Support, Personal Care Assistance, Recreation, Residential and Transition Services. Northeast Arc is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of individuals with disabilities, parents and siblings of people with disabilities, and business and community leaders. Programs are operated by a professional staff led by a Chief Executive Officer with 35 years of experience at the helm of the organization, and are supported by a large volunteer corps.
Our mission

The Northeast Arc helps people with disabilities become full participants in the community; choosing for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play.

Education, Health, Life Skills