DASH Board of Directors Position Openings September 2021



*Requirements to be a Board member

Requirements you must meet in order to be a DASH Board member are as follows:

  • You are a parent/guardian (21 or older) of a Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricane member
  • Are motivated to make the DASH the best swim team experience possible.
  • Enjoy volunteering with other friendly and fun-loving DASH parents.
  • Complete USA Swimming Leadership and Management 101 online course, Safe Sport training and background check



  • Can commit to serve on the DASH Board of Directors for a minimum of 3 years

Year 1: shadowing your position, learning and participating in the chosen role but as non-voting member of the board

Year 2: Become a voting member of the DASH Board or Directors, continue to participate in the position

Year 3: Train a new board member for your position, resin a voting member of the DASH board

  • Attend monthly DASH Board of Directors meetings (currently held the 2nd Monday of the Month)


Advantages of being a Board member

There are many perks of being on the Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricane of Directors, the most important one is the joy you have knowing you are encouraging and cultivating the love of swimming for children in your community.

Other advantages include:

  • No volunteer credit requirements. Volunteers on the Board put in enough hours throughout the year that these are not required for them.
  • Have input on the inner workings of the Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricane team. We are always looking for ways to improve the swim team experience for our swimmers.





DASH is seeking the following positions for 2021-2022:

Grant Writer: Board of Director position

Responsible for writing grant proposals for our organization. The Grant Writer will write coherent, organized and compelling proposals

  • Active voting position
  • Displaying adherence to the organization's mission.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of organization’s history and programs.
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities.
  • Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals.
  • Grant writing or creative writing experience prefered


If interested please complete the DASH Board of Director’s application and/or contact Jen Duehr @ 563-513-1011.