Interim President of the Board


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Cause Areas

When

Thu Feb 01, 2018 06:00 PM - Sat Jun 30, 2018 07:30 PM

Where

1087 Elm StreetSuite 257Manchester, NH 03101

About

Interim President of the Board of Directors

Mission

DreamCatchers New Hampshire Nonprofit’s mission is to provide social clubs for individuals who live with a disability to catch their dreams of making friends and building community.

Our programs create opportunities to build friendships in an accepting environment that celebrates the super abilities of the youth and young adults with whom we work.

For more information, please visit DreamCatchers New Hampshire’s website at www.dreamcatchersnh.org or contact Dena Stahlheber at 603-417-4775.

Position

As a partner to the Executive Director (ED) and other board members, the Interim Board President, will provide leadership and project management skills to DreamCatchers New Hampshire(DCNH) as it searches for a Board President. As a board member, the President is also expected to ensure that the strategic vision is aligned with the mission and the organization is fiscally able to complete these goals in compliance with US laws and regulations.

Board terms

DreamCatchers New Hampshire’s Interim Board President is recommended to serve until the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2018. This person would be eligible for applying for the role of Chair if they so desire after their interim assignment. Board meetings are generally held quarterly at the Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, NH) campus and committee meetings are held separately on their own schedule.

Expectations

The Interim Board Chair is expected to:

  • Lead the quarterly Board Meeting, reviewing the agenda prior with the ED (est. time 1.15hrs a quarter)
  • On non-board months, lead Executive Committee meeting as needed (est. time 1.15hrs a month, 1-3times a quarter)
  • Manage board tasks and deliverables
  • Communicate through email advising ED or Executive Committee as things surface, informing board on follow-ups or tasks (1-2hr a month)
  • Attend and speak at the Annual April Fundraiser (about 5min, one-time)
  • Interview potential board members (split between Executive Committee or other board members as needed)
  • Reach out to potential funders or providing sponsorship connections to the ED
  • Attend the annual Fundraising event on April 13 and support this event’s efforts
  • Average time commitment is 4-8hrs a month (1-2hrs a week) pending the month, times may vary

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about creating friendships for people of ALL abilities and wants to put their skills to good use.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in leadership roles and/or managing teams
  • Track record of effective project management and driving tasks
  • A desire to understand DreamCatchers New Hampshire’s mission and grow it
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with affinity for public speaking
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of DCNH beneficiaries

Service on DreamCatchers New Hampshire’s board of directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to board members’ duties.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 30
  • Average time commitment 4-8hrs a month, 1-2hr/wk
  • Attend the annual Fundraising event on April 13 and support this event’s efforts

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