Board of Directors Position


Cause Areas


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


41329 S Annapolis CirCanton, MI 48188



The Board will support the work of Steps of Success and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by Steps of Success' chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO/President relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include:

Leadership, governance and oversight
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the President as s/he develops and implements Steps of Success' strategic plan
  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Steps of Sucess for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Approving Steps of Success' annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the president and other board memebers
  • Assisting the President in identifying and recruiting other Board Members
  • Partnering with the President and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
  • Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments
  • Representing Steps of Success to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
  • Ensuring Steps of Success' commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Steps of Success' serves

Steps of Success' Board Members will consider Steps of Success a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. So that Steps of Success can credibly solicit contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals, Steps of Success expects to have 100 percent of Board Members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.

Board terms/participation

Steps of Success' Board Members will serve a three-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Steps of Success' mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 hours minimum per month.

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