Board of Directors Looking to Add Hands-On, Innovative Leaders to Help Domestic Violence Survivors


(33.828804,-118.11622)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3840 Woodruff Ave, Suite 203Long Beach, CA 90808
Su Casa - Ending Domestic Violence

About

Su Casa - Board Member Position Description

Title

Member, Su Casa Board of Directors

Purpose

To serve as an active member on the Board of Directors for Su Casa, a public benefit 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, providing oversight, authority and responsibility for the development of strategic programs, financial planning and continuing review of the operations and conduct of the business of Su Casa. To raise funds in support of the organization’s conduct of the programs.

Primary Legal Duties of a Board Member

  • Duty of Care - Ensure prudent use of all assets, including facilities, people and goodwill
  • Duty of Loyalty - Ensure the nonprofit’s activities and transactions are, first and foremost, advancing its mission
  • Duty of Obedience - Ensure that the nonprofit obeys applicable laws and regulations; follows its own bylaws; and that the nonprofit adheres to its stated corporate purposes/mission

Term Each director shall serve at the will of the Board provided the director continues to meet the qualifications required by Section 6.04 of the Bylaws hereof.

Qualifications

  • Mature, executive level corporate executive, professional, or public servant
  • Possesses professional expertise in any of the following fields; accounting, human resources, legal, management/leadership, marketing, IT, healthcare, Finance, etc.
  • Reputation for integrity, honesty, diplomacy and discretion - Highly ethical
  • Likely to be respected by business, government, education and media
  • Has showcased excellent leadership capabilities in the community and is willing to contribute that expertise to the operation of the Board and its committees.
  • Well connected to movers and shakers in the region
  • Willing and able to contribute or encourage others to contribute significant financial resources to Su Casa.
  • Committed to the mission of the organization, has the ability to serve as a public representative of the organization, and involve others in the work of Su Casa.
  • Ability to commit, schedule and ensure time availability to attend Su Casa Board meetings, committee meetings and events
  • Experience serving on non-profit boards strongly desired

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate regularly by attending scheduled board meetings, committee meetings, board retreats and special meetings as appropriate.
  • Commit to serve on at least one additional committee.
  • Annual election of officers of the corporation
  • Approve annual operating budget and provide oversight for the ongoing financial performance of the organization
  • Assure a process is in place to select, employ and evaluate the performance of the Executive Director
  • Every board member is expected to vote after careful consideration of on issue at hand. Key issues which may require preparation and a vote by Board members may include:
    • Decisions on issues, policies, priorities, goals and objectives;
    • Participation with other Board members and staff in the formulation, updating, and approval of long range strategies and objectives;
    • Nomination and election of members and officers of the Board;
  • Raise funds and support all efforts and events implemented by Su Casa Board and its volunteers and staff.

Time Demands

  • Meetings are held once a month with the exception of some dark months when a meeting will not be held. All meetings are from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
  • Various Committees may hold meetings throughout the year. These meetings may be held prior to board meetings (at the same location) or at a different time and location chosen by the committee.

Other Qualification

The individual must make the Annual Financial Contribution, such amount is currently set at five-hundred dollars, per Bylaws Section 6.04(c).

For more information please contact:

info@sucasadv.org

562/421.6537

Anna Conti

Executive Director

562/421-5297

anna@sucasadv.org

www.sucasadv.org

24-Hour Hotline 562/402-4888

Skills

  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resources Diversity
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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