Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Burn Survivors Throughout The World, Inc. (BSTTW) is an international 501 (c)(3) non profit organization that offers support, education, advocacy and more to the burn survivor community. That BSTTW board of directors has two openings. We are looking for individuals who are educated, have time to attend monthly board meetings and volunteer their time to reach the goals that will help BSTTW, the burn survivor community and to educate the public and our children about fire safety education. An applicant can be a burn survivor, family member or friend of a burn survivor, a doctor, nurse, lawyer, athlete, military (current or ex), mayor, government official, fund raiser, worked in a different burn survivor organization, corporate owner or , small business owner or manager, a volunteer for the burn survivor community or a care giver.
The applicant is expected to have a background in volunteering with nonprofit organizations, has or had professional positions (CEO, CPA, Lawyers, Doctors, Government Positions, Fund Raising, ect.), is educated through life experiences and/or universities and is willing to donate their time, ideas, contacts and experiences that can be used to help BSTTW grow and continue to help the current and future burn survivors and family members and educate the public about fire safety and how they can help a burn survivor reenter their community.
A board member is willing to offer suggestions, contacts, ideas, and join a family oriented board and nonprofit organization.