Volunteer Board Position Chair

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Delaware Peace Club, a grassroots not-for-profit handling a variety of social issues, is looking for a volunteer to join our Board of Directors as Secretary. As an officer of the organization, the Secretary commits to working in partnership with the Board and the staff to assist the organization in accomplishing its goals.

This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, with extensive knowledge of English language grammatical skills. Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency are a bonus, and will be considered when choosing the best applicant for this position.


In addition to meeting all of the responsibilities of a member of the Board,

  1. Conduct all board and executive committee meetings according to best practices. If I am unable to attend a meeting, it is my responsibility to notify the Vice President of the Board to conduct the meeting in my absence.

  2. Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees

  3. Work in partnership with the CEO to accomplish the goals of the organization

  4. Being a connector to people, resources, and ideas

  5. Be the primary representative of the board with funders or at meetings in the community

  6. Lead the effort to recruit new members for the board of directors

  7. Be the coach of the board: motivator, accountability point person, and thank-er

  8. Play a leading role in fundraising activities

  9. Coordinate the CEO’s annual performance evaluation

  10. Periodically consult with board members on their roles and to help them assess their performance

  11. Appoint all committee chairs and, with the CEO, recommend who will serve on committees


Please send two writing samples of your choice as a reference. We are looking to gain insight into you as a person-your writing talents, your interests, and your ability to successfully transition into our organization. Please be authentic.

Applicants should have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of grammar and diction.

Time Commitment

This position requires 3-5 hours per month , for 12 months. Roughly three hours each month will be in-office near Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, DE. We may consider virtual positions with video conferencing in place of in-office hours.


  • Networking
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Group Facilitation
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours per month, for 12 months
  • Please see the listing.
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