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.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County matches skills/training and preferences of persons 55+ to available volunteer opportunities and promotes their voluntary service as a valuable community resource.
RSVP matches personal interests, skills and lifelong experiences with non-profit public organizations at over 116 different partner agencies, including non-profits, throughout the county. Benefits of being an RSVP volunteer are: ~excess insurance coverage including Liability, Auto, and Accident. ~partial reimbursement for transporatation costs to and from volunteer stations, subject to certain regulations and limits. ~ongoing recognition and Annual Recognition Event to RSVP volunteers. The only agency tracking and reporting the volunteer activities of persons age 55 and older through the National Senior Corps, RSVP promotes retired and senior persons as viable members of the community, able to share their skills, time and experience through volunteer service.
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
1918 Everett AvenueEverett, WA98201
November 17, 2020
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
4-6 hours per month.
Attending events, speaking on behalf of the organization to the community.