Our vision is for every student to realize their story matters and have the opportunity to develop and articulate it for college/career advancement. Join our board and help us impact thousands of underserved students throughout Los Angeles County and beyond!
The board of directors support the work of the PLUS ME project and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance on all executive decisions.
Specific Board Member responsibilities include:
Leadership, governance and oversight
Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as he implements PLUS ME's strategic plan
Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by PLUS ME for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics
Approving PLUS ME's 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 Executive Director
Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments
Representing PLUS ME to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
Ensuring PLUS ME's commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities PLUS ME serves
- Building relationships with individuals that can offer support to our organization and solicit donations from within their networks
PLUS ME's Board Members will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for two additional terms. 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 PLUS ME's mission and who has a track record of community involvement. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, education, or the nonprofit sector.
- Project Management
- Relationship Building
- Community Outreach
- Grant Writing / Research
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Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- 3 - 5 Hours per month; Will vary