(42.06182,-87.70303)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2120 LINCOLN STEvanston, IL 60201

Mental Wellness is for Everyone

About

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

Skills

  • 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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