On Your Feet Foundation is actively recruiting individuals to help grow our board of directors. Interested individuals will have a desire to partner with the Executive Director and members of the board to help the organization grow through strategic development initiatives.
OYFF serves birth parents who have placed a child for adoption by providing case management, birthmother retreats and need/merit based grants. Individuals who have ties to adoption either because they have placed a child for adoption, are adoptees themselves, have spent time in the foster care system or have adopted a child, are encouraged to join our board, although this is not a requirement.
The ability to commit to 6-8 annual meetings in the Chicago-area (Chicago, Evanston and Park Ridge) is necessary. Board meetings alternate between in-person and all-calls. Board members are required to serve on 1 committee.
The board is committed to growing the organization and is looking for additional board members who are energetic and deeply commited to our cause.
Board members are elected to 2 year terms and may serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. Board members are expected to be able to adher to a $1000 annual give or get policy.
- Grant Writing / Research
- Event Planning / Management
- Financial Planning
- Public Relations
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 25
- 2-4 hours/week
- 2 year committment