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2120 LINCOLN STEvanston, IL 60201

Mental Wellness is for Everyone


Currently seeking new members for our Board of Directors. We are a "working" board that includes mental health advocates representing various communities, perspectives and fields, including mental health professions, marketing/communications, public policy/advocacy, finance, law and development/fundraising among others.

MHANS is a volunteer organization and this means that board members are responsible for all programming, community outreach, fundraising, operations and volunteer management.

Board members are elected by MHANS contributors and serve for a three year term that is renewable. The Board of Directors includes 12 to 15 members who live and/or work in various north suburban communities.

Board members are expected to:

  • Attend monthly board meetings and participate in at least one committee
  • Participate in an annual board retreat
  • Take an active role in fundraising and donor recruitment
  • Serve other functions including program planning and implementation, community outreach/marketing, advocacy and/or volunteer supervision.
  • Attend events including fundraisers and educational/advocacy programs
  • Donate at a level commensurate with their financial position (at least $300 per fiscal year-"give or get" either as a financial contribution or in kind donation of professional services)
  • Serve as ambassadors for MHANS in their communities and on social media
  • Recruit board members
  • Oversee the operations and development of the organization


  • Mental Health
  • Web Design
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hr. meeting once per month plus committee work.
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