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ORGANIZATION: Lyme Disease Resource Center

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The Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc.

Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? Have you been yearning to put your talent in strategic thinking, financial forecasting, organization behavior, project management or policy advocacy in the service of a great cause?

Well, look no further!

If you are one or more of the following, we’d like to talk to you:

** Energetic and entrepreneurial business people, who are not already overextended with other commitments, eager to put their enthusiasm for changing the world to work for our clients.

**Community leaders and philanthropists willing to engage their peers to facilitating a consensus among diverse individuals.

**Astute governmental advocates who can assist in navigating the political landscape of policy development, funding and legislation.

**Leaders at our partner agencies -- Lyme/tick borne illness advocacy and educational services -- interested in building strong programs with us.

**Health care professionals - pediatricians, public health, health associations - dedicated to creating supportive resources for those living with Lyme Disease and their care partners.

**Scholars/academics who want to put their expertise in tick borne illness, social services and advocacy to work in the community.

**Care Partners, Family and others who have a demonstrated talent, joy and energy in chairing successful fundraising events and promotions.

If you hold yourself to high expectations, then you’ll find board service very rewarding. We are looking for folks who will:

**Attend board and committee meetings.

**Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings.

** Serve on committees or task forces and take on special assignments.

**Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by LDRC’s mission, and programs.

**Represent the LDRC to stakeholders, and act as an ambassador for the organization.

Currently, our physical office is closed to the public due to the pandemic. This opportunity can be performed virtually, but the volunteer must be within commuting distance of Northampton MA 01060. Anyone entering our physical office must follow LDRC policies and procedures for the safety of all.

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About Lyme Disease Resource Center

Location:

243 King Street, Suite 248, Northampton, MA 01060, US

Mission Statement

Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc. is an all-volunteer community-based 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2013.  All of our services are FREE! Our Mission is to be a peer guided, supportive and safe place for those living with Lyme Disease and their care partners, sharing strategies and resources for living well.

Description

Lyme Disease Resource Center, Inc. is a non-profit community-based 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2013

Our Vision is:

"...to provide clients their families and care partners with tick-borne disease a place to find guidance and emotional support on a path to wellness"

"...to educate the community by providing: material, forums and workshops on the issues surrounding tick-borne disease."

"...to advocate for better education, knowledge, treatment and awareness of tick-borne diseases."

"...to connect tick-borne disease support and educational groups across Massachusetts and beyond."

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Health & Medicine
Board Development, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

243 King Street Suite 248Northampton, MA 01060

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per month
  • You hold yourself to high expectations, are not already overextended with other commitments, and eager to put your enthusiasm for changing the world to work for our clients.

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