New Start-Up Non-Profit Organization Seeking Board Members


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Restoring Hope and Reshaping the Future

About

New Vision Services Inc. through The McKie Foundation is committed to providing a structured therapeutic environment for a continuum of care aimed at emotionally, mentally, and behaviorally challenged children, youth, and underserved populations.

The McKie Foundation will provide a complete suite of services focused on advancing the well-being and independency of our youth. To this end, The McKie Foundation will open and operate the following programs:

  • Small Group Residences
  • Supervised Independent Group Residence
  • Mother and Baby Group Residence
  • Transitional Group Residence
  • Treatment and foster Care Services
  • Community Based Programs
    • Mentoring
    • Case Management
    • Family Functioning Therapy (FFT)
    • Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST)
    • Certified Parenting Program
    • Educational Programming

The McKie Foundation will focus on delivering individually-based, top-quality services to young people and families that will promote pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills and reassert a sense of hope in the future. It is the Foundation’s goal to preserve families and assist children by gaining an insight into the nature of their problems and assisting them to develop the skills necessary to overcome those problems. This will be achieved through a collaborative approach to empowerment that is based on an eight step process that emphasizes teaching positive life skills that lead to developing a constructive self-sufficiency. The steps include:

  • Personal Development/Social and Emotional Goal - (i.e. Therapy/Psychiatric/Behavior)
  • Recreation Goal - (i.e. Activities)
  • Financial Goal - (i.e. Life Skills/Employment/Savings)
  • Health/Medical Goal - (i.e. Physical/Dental/Vision/Medication Management)
  • Environmental Goal - (i.e. Household Maintenance/House Meetings/Fire Safety/Sexual Safety/Grievance)
  • Education Goal
  • Spirituality Goal

Our Ideal Board Member Will Possess The Following Characteristics

  • Commitment to the Mission
  • Strategic/Critical Thinker
  • Ambitous and results driven
  • Transparent and acts with Integrity
  • Committed to expanding the organization's network
  • Secure and sustain resources to support the organization
This is a volunteer opportunity

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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