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The Lift Garage

The Lift Garage offers people a vehicle out of poverty by: -Providing free or low-cost quality car repair -Offering skilled job training in the field of auto mechanics -Connecting community partners to strengthen the support network -Linking customers with other needed resources

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The Lift Board is interested in Board Member candidates who have knowledge and background in the following areas:

· Garage operations
· Marketing
· Public Relations
· Finance
· Fundraising and development.

In combination with those skills we seek a rich cross section of candidates that are:
· Racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse
· Has lived experience with poverty or homelessness.

Ideal candidates will be active participants who are open to working collaboratively with others to accomplish the mission of The Lift. They will commit to playing a meaningful role in the successful execution of the organization’s stated goals.

-Board terms are three (3) years in length.
-Annual elections are held at the October meeting of the board. Candidates will begin their term in November of that year and conclude their term in October three years later.

-Attend a monthly, two-hour Board meeting in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis — currently held on the fourth Monday of the month, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
-Contribute actively to at least one Board Committee, task force, or other Board assignment for an average of two (2) hours per month.
-Participate in Lift fundraising events.
-Make an annual financial contribution significant for your personal situation.
-Engage in the annual daylong Board planning retreat.

Governing board with the following committees:
-Scholarship for Auto Techs

Jenny Kramm
Governance Committee Member
(612) 559-1337

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