Dress for Success Board Member
Job Description and Expectations
Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Dress for Success Sacramento so as to support the organization’s mission and needs.
Organizational leadership and advisement
Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
Oversight of program planning and evaluation
Personnel evaluation and staff development
Review of organizational and programmatic reports
Promotion of the organization
Fund-raising and outreach
Secure corporate sponsorships and/or secure fiscal donors (minimum $10,000 annually)
Length of term: Two years, which may be renewed up to a maximum of four consecutive terms, pending approval of the board.
Meetings and time commitment: Quarterly and as needed.
Committees of the board meet an average of four times per year, pending their respective work agenda.
Expectations of board members:
Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able.
Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by Dress for Success Sacramento mission, objectives, and programs.
Help communicate and promote Dress for Success Sacramento mission and programs to the community.
Become familiar with Dress for Success finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.
Understand the policies and procedures of Dress for Success Sacramento.
Financially support Dress for Success Sacramento in a manner commensurate with one’s ability.
- Resource Development / Management
- Donor Management
- Business Development
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 5 hours per week average
- Engaged in the mission and vision of the organization