At Changing Worlds we value Inclusion, Innovation, Equity, Integrity, and Growth. We are always seeking new team members to join us in meeting the challenging needs of our community of children and youth. If you believe in building inclusive and empathic communities where people of all cultures, points of view, beliefs and differences are respected and valued, then Changing Worlds is for you. It is an exciting time to join Changing Worlds. After celebrating 20 years of fostering inclusive communities, we are focusing on strengthening our core programs while also creating new programs to meet the ever evolving needs of our children and youth. Take a look at the opportunities to join our team.

Board Member

Are you interested in supporting organizations that use the arts to enhance social
emotional learning in children and youth? Do you believe in building inclusive and
empathic communities where people of all cultures, points of view, beliefs and
differences are respected and valued? If yes, we have a great opportunity for you!
Changing Worlds is seeking new board members to join our successful civic,
community and corporate leaders in contributing time, resources, expertise and
leadership, in an effort to govern our organization, and ensure that it works to fulfill
its mission. Our unique programing approach integrates cultural, family, and
community histories with writing and the arts to help participants explore their own
backgrounds, promote peace, and learn about others while strengthening their
academic and arts learning skills. We work toward our mission through separate yet
interconnected program areas.

We are seeking persons of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, who have one or
more of the following skill sets:


  • Strong Financial Experience

  • Marketing Expertise and/or Extensive Networking Capabilities

  • Non-profit Management and/or Legal Experience

  • Background in Education Policy, Administration and the Arts

  • Executive Level Corporate Experience

  • The Capacity and Inclination to "Both Give and Get"

Changing Worlds has reached a major milestone of 20 years and is now engaging new partners, leaders and contributors to our mission. Join the Changing Worlds Board of Directors as we lead the organization into the next 20 years of providing arts, literacy and cross cultural programming to the underserved communities of Chicago.  This is an exciting time to join the Changing Worlds Board. For further information on the organization visit our website at

How To Apply
If you are interested in volunteering as a board member to further our mission, please email Attached please find a full description of Board membership.


Changing Worlds’ Associate Board supports our arts and culture programming in
schools and communities across Chicago through various fundraising strategies.
Members attend monthly meetings and work to advance the mission, philosophy,
and objectives of Changing Worlds. Although the Associate Board’s goal is to
financially support the organization, they also provide critical volunteer support
for various special events and programming needs.

Associate Board Member