Since 1985, Project Read-Menlo Park (PRMP) has helped more than 2,000 adults improve their reading and writing skills. Literacy Partners is the non-profit arm of PRMP and helps support it in raising awareness of low literacy in our community, and promoting and facilitating adult literacy.
Board Members responsibilities include:
Leadership, Governance, and Oversight
- Be informed of and meet all legal and fiduciary responsibilities
- Be familiar with and provide input regarding PRMP's finances, budget, and financial/resource needs
- Monitor the use of funds provided by the Board to support PRMP programs
- Identify, select, orient and train Board members/Evaluate the Board's performance
- Serve on committees/ad hoc work groups, and commit to special assignments as necessary
- Represent PRMP to stakeholders such as donors, volunteers, and learners
- Commit to raising funds to support the work of PRMP
- Make a personally meaningful annual contribution
- Complement the program's resources with professional expertise and contacts
- Serve a three-year term, subject to re-election and resignation
- Attend monthly Board meeting and an annual retreat
- Donor Management
- Marketing Strategy & Planning
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Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours per week
- 3 year term
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