Join the Board

We believe that every child deserves quality child care, education, and out-of-school time.

Are you on board?

Now recruiting Board Members for Starting Point.

Our Board of Directors, comprised of leaders from various industries across northeast Ohio, embodies a shared passion for quality early childhood education, child care, and out-of-school time, making our mission possible

As a board member, you’ll be responsible for providing governance, strategic direction, and oversight to Starting Point. Key responsibilities include:

  • Setting strategic mission and direction
  • Establishing governance and policies
  • Providing financial oversight
  • Hiring and evaluating executive leadership
  • Identifying and managing risk
  • Developing and planning for board membership and succession
  • Engaging with stakeholders, including policy & advocacy engagement
  • Tracking organizational performance

Qualifications: 

We are looking for community members who are eager to engage and contribute at board meetings, willing to actively participate on at least one committee (such as Governance, Advancement, Finance & Audit, Policy & Advocacy), support and champion Starting Point’s mission and strategic plan, and are able to make a financial contribution. 

Each board member commits to serving three years.

To apply for a board position, please complete the following application.

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Summer Hours: Starting Point offices are Hybrid Monday - Thursday, Fully Remote on Fridays.