NEIC is excited to offer numerous ways for members and non-members to get involved, be a part of NEIC, and help it grow.
These opportunities have less regular time commitments and don’t require weekly or monthly meetings. Volunteers can work at their own speed and report back to committees on their progress. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about volunteering. Specific needs include:
Community Ambassadors – (Unlimited) – Volunteers who are willing to staff booths at community events, speak at info sessions or other events, and get the word out about NEIC.
Graphic Design – (1-2 People) – Volunteer to update, revise, and create new flyers and promotional materials for events and marketing.
Video Editor – (1-2 People) – Volunteer to create and update NEIC marketing videos.
Member Outreach – (2-4 People) – NEIC wants to plan more events for its members. Volunteer to help plan social or other events to engage members and build relationships within NEIC.
Fundraising – (2-4 People) – NEIC is looking for a group of motivated and passionate volunteers to help raise sponsorship money from local businesses and submit grant applications.
Marketing and Membership Committee – (6-8 People) – Meetings second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM – The Marketing and Membership Committee is responsible for marketing NEIC, recruiting members, and raising sponsorship funds. If you like interacting with the community and helping raise capital for future projects by recruiting members, then this committee is for you. Please contact email@example.com for more information about getting involved with the committee.
Property and Tenant Committee – (6-8 People) – Meetings first Monday of the month at 7:00 PM – The Property and Tenant Committee is responsible for property selection, recruiting tenants, tenant selection, coordinating design, coordinating bidding, overseeing construction, and interacting with tenants after construction is complete. If you like working with real estate, construction projects, and project management, then this committee is for you. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about getting involved with the committee.
Finance and Governance Committee – (6-8 People) – Meetings third Monday of the Month at 7:00 PM – The Finance and Governance Committee is responsible for developing NEIC’s structure and bylaws, monitoring financials, reviewing share evaluations, submitting taxes, and financial planning for future projects. If you like working with numbers, monitoring finances, and organizational structure then this committee is for you. Please contact email@example.com for more information about getting involved with the committee.
NEIC is governed by a talented and committed group of all volunteer board members. NEIC needs talented people like you to help to meet the co-op’s potential for community-driven, community-funded, and community-building investments in Northeast Minneapolis. With our first project behind us and a growing group of member-owners who want to put their collective capital to work to improve our community, NEIC is poised to make great strides in the coming years.
The board currently meets from 7-9 pm on the fourth Monday of every month. Feel free to come to a board meeting and find out whether board service is right for you.