Do You Have Board Experience?
1 person is interested
If your family or a family you know has a member who is developmentally disabled, you understand the challenges that person faces. A local organization dedicated to assisting this population seeks board members.
As a Board member you would be expected to:
Embrace the mission of the organization.
Learn and carry out the legal responsibilities of the Board.
Attend all board meetings, retreats and special sessions prepared and informed about issues on the agenda, committee matters, organizational concerns, and governance policies.
Contribute to meetings by expressing informed opinions with the best interest of the organization and participants in mind.
Ensure effective organizational planning by actively participating in the overall planning process and assisting in implementing and monitoring the plan’s goals.
Provide financial oversite (developing an annual budget; fix salaries, fees, contracts; determine general revenue, donations and funding expenditures). Approve a fundraising strategy and monitor its effectiveness. Ensure proper financial controls are in place and in compliance with Board policies, laws and regulations. Monitor on a monthly basis fiscal management of the organization.
Make an annual personal financial contribution according to your means.
Act as an ambassador to the community on behalf of the organization and its participants at sponsored events and programs. Enhance the public standing, clearly articulating the mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garnering support from the community.
Abide by the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct for Board members.
This opportunity is not located at 1918 Everett Ave. If you are interested we will furnish he address.
This opportunity is posted by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, helping people over age 55 find volunteer opportunities. You do NOT need to be 55 to volunteer here.
We'll work with your schedule.
1918 Everett AvenueEverett, WA 98201
- Financial Planning
- Donor Management
- Community Outreach
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 4-6 hours per month.
- Attending events, speaking on behalf of the organization to the community.