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PO Box 720006Atlanta, GA 30358
The Optic Neuritis Foundation, Inc.


This is a two year Volunteer Position. ONF is a local small 5013(c) organization and we are looking for a president that has a heart and will to serve the vision community and take this organization to the next level. If this is you please contact us TODAY!

Board President

  • Guide and Lead ONF organization according to the core mission and values
  • Formulate and present policies and procedures.
  • Create and assist with program planning and evaluation.
  • Along with the Executive Director, communicate and promote ONF mission and programs to the community.
  • Collaborate with the executive director and the board to refine and implement all plans while ensuring that the budget, staff, and priorities are aligned with ONF’s nonprofit core mission.
  • Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all executives and ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization.
  • Establish effective decision-making processes that will enable ONF to achieve its short- and
    long-term nonprofit goals and objectives.
  • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the board and ensure open communication about the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against stated milestones and goals.
  • In partnership with the board, build a diverse, inclusive, highly engaged board representative of the community and leverage and secure resources.
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with community groups, businesses, and civic organizations.
  • Recruit advocates.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, leadership, planning, and business skills.
  • Proven ability to lead, encourage, and manage a strong team.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, business acumen, and advocacy for ONF.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • Ability to financially serve.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt when necessary.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office skills.
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable about taking a new idea, formulating a plan to implement, implementing, and providing ongoing management of the project.
  • Clear vision of the market/industry with a working knowledge of competitive trends.
  • Strong networking and motivational skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to communicate internally and externally and maintain effective relationships.
  • Experience managing/leading an organizational budget.
  • Out of the Box Thinker

This requires a two year commitment


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Business Development
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Professional Development
  • Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 2 years

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