Cause Areas

When

Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Sun Dec 31, 2017

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

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

Juvenile Arthritis:

  • 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

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

  • 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
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