Be a National Leader in Volunteer Engagement


Cause Areas

When

Tue Feb 28, 2017 - Wed Feb 28, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

The Call for nominations is now open and we are seeking candidates for five open positions. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for Managing Volunteers and Programs. The growth and success of the profession depends on an active working board.. With many new initiatives on the horizon, AL!VE needs and welcomes the enthusiastic participation of its members on the Board of Directors. This is a great way to develop your leadership skills.

Here are some of the main functions of an AL!VE Board member:

  • Oversee the direction and management of the association
  • Lead specific projects
  • Serve on committees
  • Recruit new members
  • Ensure a solid, balanced budget
  • Contribute to the association's financial success
  • Represent AL!VE members at conferences and regional meetings
ALIVE’s Board of Directors is an active board that makes a difference for our profession. Those who are elected to the Board will serve a 3-year term (2018-2020).

Candidates must demonstrate experience in one or several of the following:
  • Experience with board service
  • Social media expertise
  • Member acquisition
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Non-profit management
  • Financial management
  • Conference presence and planning
  • Program development
  • Grant writing
  • Training
The board meets on a monthly basis using web-based technology. The volunteer commitment is an average of 15 hours per month. Individuals may nominate themselves or a colleague. Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals throughout the country.

Skills

  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours a month

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