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Passionate about mental health? Looking to help a dynamic community organization with innovative services? The Mental Health Association in Passaic County is seeking qualififed individuals with a background in fundraising, finances, and marketing. Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Monday evening of the month.
MHAPC Board of Directors Job Description:
Have a willingness to secure financial support for the organization.
Be an advocate for the organization and its mission within the community.
Serve on at least one board committee.
Provide personal financial support to the agency.
Attend monthly board meetings. Stays informed about board matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time.
Assist with the identification, cultivation and recruitment of potential new Board members.
Participate actively in MHAPC fundraising and donor cultivation events and educational programs, etc.
Monitor and evaluate the job performance of the Executive Director.
Govern the organization and ensure adequate financial resources and stability.
Be an ambassador for the organization in the community and serve with dignity and professionalism.
Get to know other board members and build a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.
Is an active participant in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.