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When

Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Mon Jan 01, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

POSITION TITLE: HELP & SUPPORT COMMITTEE MEMBER

RESPONSIBLE TO: Northern CA Leadership Board

STAFF PARTNER: Mina Zivkovic

TERM: One Year term; with two renewable one year terms

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HELP & SUPPORT MEMBER

Help & Support:

  • Develop community relationships to strengthen the Arthritis Foundation’s value and reach to health care providers and patients

  • Lead outreach and engagement activities of the Arthritis Foundation to cultivate referrals and connect with consumers

  • Ensure volunteer delivery of Walk With Ease and select education activities as needed

  • Facilitate Help and Support activities (i.e. Bone & Joint Expo)

Community and Influence:

  • Ensure the Arthritis Foundation strategic plan is adhered to. Hold all committee chairs and members accountable for attaining mission and fundraising goals.

  • Act responsibly, ethically and in good faith on behalf of the Arthritis Foundation.

  • Represent the Arthritis Foundation at official functions in the community at large and through social media.

  • Serve as an e-Advocate.

Financial Support and Outreach

  • Responsible for attaining annual mission and fundraising goals for the local market area.

  • Support the Foundation financially by making a personal annual gift; a minimum annual gift of $1,000 is recommended. The contribution should be an amount consistent with the Member’s major charitable donations.

  • We also have a get policy with minimum suggested guidelines. That support for the Foundation could come through your own company support and/or solicitation of corporate partners, foundations and donors generating cash donations, personal gifts, and/or in-kind donations to offset budgeted expenses.

  • Actively participate in at least one special event (Walk to Cure Arthritis, Jingle Bell Run/Walk or other special events) Examples include: securing new corporate sponsor(s); securing new corporate teams for Walk to Cure Arthritis and/or Jingle Bell Run/Walk.

  • Support the Foundation’s mission and fundraising activities by opening doors within your sphere of influence to individuals, companies, and organizations.

Volunteer Identification, Cultivation and Recruitment

  • Ensure the Arthritis Foundation fulfills its commitment to diverse volunteer that reflects the communities served.

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

  • Arthritis Foundation Orientation (required)

  • Arthritis Foundation’s Annual Meeting

  • Ongoing at regular meetings

  • National webinar training

EVALUATION

  • Conduct an annual self-assessment that is shared with the Volunteer Engagement Committee Chair. The chair will give feedback on performance based on member responsibilities and level of leadership.

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
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  • Please see description

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