Join the Board of directors

Interested in volunteering to further the mission of connecting youth with nature?

Camp Fire is currently seeking passionate parents, alumni, and professionals to serve on our board of directors. Find out more below and submit an application for consideration. 

Membership on the Board of Directors for the Camp Fire Central Texas Council (CFCT) is a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of youth in our community. Camp Fire, a national youth development organization with over 100 years of experience serving youth and families, needs committed board members to continue its Promise for the next 100 years. Outlined below you will find the qualifications and responsibilities of the board.

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity

to find their spark, lift their voice, and

discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.
 

Mission

We build caring, confident youth and

future leaders through hands-on science,

outdoor experiences, and service to the

community.
 

Vision

All kids and families can find their spark,

lift their voice, connect with nature, and

shape the world.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to CFCT’s Promise, mission, and vision.

  • Desire to make a difference through volunteer efforts.

  • Willingness to contribute your time, talents, and skills.

  • Donation of an annual monetary gift in an amount commensurate with your capacity. 

  • Registration as a member of CFCT ($50 annually).

  • No criminal history related to fraud or crimes against children. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Complete an application.

  • Interview with a member of the board.

  • Attend a monthly board meeting to meet the members.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Camp Fire Central Texas Council Board of Directors meets monthly to discuss the following as a collective:

  • Strategic Planning

  • Fundraising

  • Financial Management

  • Governance

  • Director Recruitment

  • Community Engagement

  • Operational Oversight

  • Programs

 

Many of the board's responsibilities are broken out into committees for better planning on how to meet the council's yearly goals and objectives. Committees then provide suggestions and/or recommendations to the board on how the board could or should proceed in meeting its goals and objectives. As a Board Member of the Camp Fire Central Texas Council, you will be asked to participate as a committee member in at least one committee.

If you're interested in serving with the Camp Fire Central Texas Board of Directors, we encourage you to apply today to learn more.