POSITION TITLE: JUVENILE ARTHRITIS 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 JUVENILE ARTHRITIS COMMITTEE MEMBER
Serve as liaison for JA families in the community
Build ongoing relationships with pediatric rheumatologists in the local community
Facilitate local JA -related activities (i.e. Family Days, Camp, etc)
Community Leadership and Influence:
Ensure the Arthritis Foundation strategic plan is adhered to. Hold all 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 leadership that reflects the communities served.
TRAINING AND SUPPORT
Arthritis Foundation Orientation (required)
Arthritis Foundation’s Annual Meeting
Ongoing at regular meetings
National webinar training
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.
- Outdoor Recreation
- Relationship Building
- Group Facilitation
- Interactive/Social Media/SEO
- Youth Services
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Kids Teens Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Orientation or Training