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Join the Team

Did you know that the Children’s Media Association (CMA) is an entirely volunteer-run organization. We’re looking for several awesome volunteers to help us and support the national Board as well as our NY, LA, and Bay Area chapters. As all events, meetings, and activities currently are running virtually, we welcome anyone interested in volunteering regardless of location. We want YOU to join CMA!

If interested in any position, please email a little bit about yourself and your related experience to: kendra@childrensmediaassociation.org. Thank you!

OFFICER POSITIONS

Treasurer

Do you have strong financial skills and want to be a part of CMA’s growth? Become our next Treasurer! The treasurer works closely with the Board to help set and meet financial goals. Specifically, the Treasurer develops the annual budget, keeps full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements, handles deposits, prepares taxes, and maintains valuable documents for CMA. In addition, the Treasurer tracks and shares our financial status with the board at key CMA meetings, helping to support and guide our dynamic organization. 

Secretary

Do you have strong organizational skills and want to oversee the administrative endeavors of CMA behind-the-scenes? The Secretary will organize all aspects of monthly Board of Officer meetings and semi-annual Board meetings.   In addition, the Secretary will monitor and facilitate the voting process for all positions, either online or in person.  Furthermore, the secretary will lead the onboarding and offboarding process of all incoming and outgoing CMA volunteers. 

President

The NYC President supervises the general affairs of CMA New York and works closely with
the National President and the NYC Chapter Board of Officers to set and meet
organizational goals. Serving as the face of the NYC Chapter, the President maintains and
leads the development of new chapter programming, mentors/develops the team of
officers and aligns the chapter with the rest of the organization while preserving the
unique needs of the chapter. The NY Chapter President is an integral member of the
National Board as well, serving alongside other Presidents in strategic leadership for the
organization.


Responsibilities:


● Develop chapter-wide goals and objectives
● Coach and manage Chapter Officer Board
● Serve as the face of CMA NYC, communicating our mission, offerings, and
accomplishments to the local community
● Advocate for a rewarding volunteer, member and partner experience in NYC
● Actively engage in partnerships, working closely with National and Chapter
Officers to identify, recruit and meet the needs of event partners
● Oversee the development and approval of chapter budgets
● Track and evaluate chapter performance, communicating progress on CMA’s
program offerings, organizational management and internal infrastructure to the
National President and Board of Directors
● Set the agenda and preside at all meetings of the Chapter Board
● Support and participate in CMA NYC events and activities

President

Are you an entrepreneurial leader and strategic systems thinker? Does the idea of building a team, creatively tackle questions and challenges, and thinking of ways to reach new audiences all get you excited? Are you based in the Bay Area with networks connecting you to the tech sector and the work it is doing for kids and families? Then you might just be the right person to serve as the Bay Area chapter’s third President! 

The chapter President supervises the general affairs of CMA Bay Area and works closely with the National President and the CMA-BA Chapter Board of Officers to set and meet organizational goals. Serving as the face of the CMA BA chapter, the President maintains and leads the development of new chapter programming, local event sponsorships, and the development of the chapter leadership. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop chapter-wide goals and objectives
  • Coach and manage Chapter Officer Board  
  • Serve as the face of CMA-BA, communicating our mission, offerings, and accomplishments to the local community
  • Advocate for a rewarding volunteer, member and partner experience in the Bay Area
  • Actively engage in fundraising, working closely with National and Chapter Officers to identify, recruit and meet the needs of event partners
  • Oversee the development and approval of chapter budgets
  • Track and evaluate chapter performance, communicating progress on CMA’s program offerings, organizational management and internal infrastructure to the National President and Board of Directors 
  • Set the agenda and preside at all meetings of the Chapter Board
  • Support and participate in CMA-BA events and activities 

As all events, meetings, and activities currently are running virtually we welcome anyone interested in volunteering regardless of location.  If interested in any position, please email a little bit about yourself and your related experience to: kendra@childrensmediaassociation.org. Thank you!