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The Wright Cause Urban Youth Conservation

  • The Wright Cause Urban Youth Conservation (TWCUYC) is driven by empowering underserved, under-resourced, and opportunity youth. The organzation is committed to providing comprehensive programming and support services that cater to youth’s unique needs, aspirations, and challenges. It’s mission is to nurture resilience, inspire personal growth, and cultivate a future where every young individual has the tools, opportunities, and support to realize their full potential.

    If you are interested in serving on this board, please contact Sade Wright at volunteer@twcuyc.org 

  • Resilience Rising: Transitional Housing for Youth Impacted by HIV – TWCUYC is committed to providing a haven and empowering opportunities for young adults aged 18-24 impacted by HIV. We believe in their strength, resilience, and ability to overcome challenges. The young adults participating in Resilience Rising may be impacted by HIV in various ways, even if they are not HIV-positive.

    One Hour, Infinite Impact: TWCUYC believes in the power of youth to create positive change in their communities. Its program, “One Hour, Infinite Impact,” is designed to engage and empower young people to serve their assigned communities in the most needed areas of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

    EmpowerED for Life: TWCUYC’s goal is to transform the lives of at-risk youth and individuals with a history in the criminal justice system. Its program, “EmpowerED for Life,” is dedicated to reducing recidivism, preventing prison involvement, and equipping participants with crucial life skills, including soft skills.

  • As a volunteer board member at TWCUYC, you will hold a “working” position, actively contributing your skills, expertise, and commitment to guide the organization’s mission and operations. This leadership role involves working alongside other dedicated board members and staff to make critical decisions, provide strategic insights, and drive the success of our programs.

    Key responsibilities:
    – Actively participate in board meetings, contributing to discussions and decision-making
    – Provide guidance and expertise in your area of specialization, whether it be finance, marketing, legal, or another relevant field
    – Collaborate with the board and staff to set strategic goals, develop policies, and monitor progress
    – Attend and support fundraising events and initiatives to help secure the financial resources needed to achieve our mission
    – Offer mentorship and support to the executive director and staff, as appropriate
    – Act as an advocate for TWCUYC within your professional and personal networks
    – Engage in governance responsibilities, including financial management oversight and compliance with legal and ethical standards
    – Contribute to the development and implementation of long-term strategies and sustainability plans
    – Promote a culture of inclusivity, transparency, and accountability within the organization

    Qualifications and Qualities:
    – Expertise in a relevant field such as finance, legal, marketing, nonprofit management, or another area
    – A commitment to TWCUYC’s mission and values
    – Leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team
    – Excellent communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
    – Integrity and a dedication to ethical and legal standards
    – A passion for making a lasting impact on the lives of underserved youth.
    – Availability and willingness to actively participate in board meetings and related responsibilities

    Board leadership benefits:
    – An opportunity to significantly impact the community and the lives of underserved youth
    – A meaningful leadership role with a respected nonprofit organization
    – The chance to apply your professional expertise to drive positive change
    – Networking and collaboration with other passionate and dedicated board members
    – Recognition as a key contributor to TWCUYC’s mission

    What to expect:
    – A dynamic and collaborative board environment committed to achieving TWCUYC’s mission
    – Access to resources and information to fulfill your role effectively
    – A fulfilling and rewarding experience in making strategic decisions and shaping the future of TWCUYC

    Become a volunteer board member at TWCUYC and be a part of its working board, actively shaping the future of the organization and empowering underserved youth. Your expertise and leadership will be instrumental in positively impacting the community.

  • This significant volunteer leadership position involves regular participation in monthly board meetings, strategic planning, and various responsibilities. You’ll need to dedicate substantial time, often beyond board meetings, to fulfill the role effectively.

  • Board service terms last two years.


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