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Tue Jan 02, 2018 - Tue May 01, 2018


Akron-Summit County Public Library60 S High StreetAkron, OH 44326


Because I said I would is an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept.

The Akron Chapter Leader is a volunteer position that will be responsible for managing and leading the operations and activities of the local chapter. It is the highest position a person can hold in a local chapter. The Akron Chapter Leader role requires at least 20 hours a month and a 18 month commitment to the role.

The link below is the first stage of a rigorous three-stage Chapter Leader application process where we are deciding on potential Chapter Leaders.Those who are considering applying should understand that being an Chapter Leader is a commitment that will be challenging. By the very nature of our movement, and as an official and public representative of because I said I would , Chapter Leaders will be held to high ethical standards that are beyond the typical expectations seen in society. Many people join nonprofit boards, other teams and organizations for casual involvement or to add something to their resume. Because I said I would is not that type of organization. We are not looking for those type of people. Chapter Leader responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing and leading mandatory monthly meetings with all members
  • Managing thought-provoking and impactful charitable projects that involve both large and small teams
  • Evaluating potential members and increasing chapter membership
  • Executing fundraising campaigns to help support local charitable promises and operations
  • Speaking as a public representative for because I said I would to community organizations, the media, etc

Through the Chapter Program, we aim to change the course of human history by ending suffering, establishing peace and building happiness one person and community at a time. Our mission is to better humanity through promises made and kept. This will not be an easy task. After reading through the descriptions and questions below, if you feel hesitant about your interest or commitment to the position, this may be a sign that the role is not right for you.

Link to apply for Akron Chapter Leader: https://akron.becauseisaidiwould.com/cpages/chapterleader

All because I said I would Leadership Team volunteers should understand the importance of a promise made and kept, have an interest in humanitarianism, a sense of personal responsibility, a strong moral compass and high ethical standards.


  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professional Development

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 20 hours per month
  • This commitment is 18 months. Must be able to attend Monthly Meetups & Unified Promise Events.

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