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When

Fri Jan 27, 2017 - Mon Dec 31, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Board Chair Responsibilities

As a partner to the chief executive officer (CEO) and other board members, the Board Chair will provide leadership to Kindah Foundation as it transitions from a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization into a sustainable national entity. The Board Chair will support and sustain the work of Kindah Foundation and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support. Specific responsibilities include:

LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, AND OVERSIGHT:
 Being a trusted advisor to the CEO as s/he develops and implements Kindah’s strategic plan
 Developing and managing relationships and communicating with: funders, partners, and other stakeholders.
 As a board member, approving Kindah’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
 Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Kindah Foundation for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics.
 Coordinating an annual performance evaluation of the CEO.
 Assisting the CEO, the board and Nominating Committee in recruiting board members.
 Periodically consulting with board members on their roles and helping them assess their performance.
 Planning, presiding over, and facilitating board and committee meetings; partnering with the CEO to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
 Acting as an ambassador for the organization.
 Ensuring Kindah’scommitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Kindah Foundation serves.
 Ensure the meeting agenda and relevant documents are circulated to the members of the committee 3-7 days in advance of the meeting to keep members informed.
 Ensure there is sufficient time during the meeting to fully discuss agenda items, together with any working papers pertaining to the matters to be discussed.
 Ensure that discussion on agenda items is on topic, productive and professional.
 Ensure minutes are complete and accurate, retained, included and reviewed at the next meeting.
 CEO relationship.Serves as the board’s central point of official communication with the CEO. Develops acting as a sounding board for the CEO on emerging issues and alternative courses of action. Stays up-to-date about the organization and determines when an issue needs to be brought to the attention of the full board or a committee.
 CEO performance appraisal.Leads the processes of CEO goal-setting,
performance evaluation and compensation review, consistent with Board policy.
 Succession planning.Participates in the recruitment of new board members and in the process of identifying candidates to serve as chairperson-elect.
 Committee direction.Works with committee chairpersons to align the work of committees with the vision and goals.
 Leadership.Guides and directs the governance process, centering the work of the board on the organization’s mission, vision and strategic direction.
FUNDRAISING:
 In collaboration with the CEO, generating substantial annual revenue and fostering Kindah’soverall financial health.
 Personally treating Kindah Foundation as a top philanthropic priority reflected in an annual financial gift.
 Ensuring that 100 percent of Kindah’sboard members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.
 Identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major individual donors, corporate, and/or foundation gifts.
 Donate or help raise, outside of this position, $500 annually.

TERM OF OFFICE
Two (2) Year


TIME COMMITMENT
 Average 5 -10 hours per month.
 Miss no more than 2 board meetings annually.
 Attend 4 board meeting (3 regulars virtually (phone, the web etc., and 1 Annual General Meeting in January)
 Highly encouraged to attend all events and other functions as necessary.
 Participate in annual fundraising.


You can apply online at www.kindahfoundation.org or you can email us to send you application hr@kindahfoundation.org

Skills

  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Executive Admin
  • Group Facilitation
  • Fundraising

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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