HART Board of Directors - Facilities


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302 Range RdCumberland, ME 04021


Job Description: HART Board of Directors (Volunteer): ​Facilities Focus

The Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) of Maine seeks volunteer Board of Director Members​ to join
our dynamic and unique organization. HART, founded in 1997 and located in Cumberland, Maine, is a
501(c)(3) not for profit organization. We are actively recruiting new Board members that can fully
participate in growing the organization and expanding our animal welfare impact, while ensuring
financial sustainability in line with our Mission.
HART’s mission is to provide refuge, comfort, and medical attention to cats that have been surrendered,
abandoned, injured, or abused - and to find permanent loving homes to adopt them.

Beyond the Walls​ - Provides financial assistance to low-income families seeking veterinary care for their
pet cats
Adult Foster Care​ - Places adult cats (10+ years of age) with senior citizens living alone or in assisted
living. HART provides food and vet care for the adult foster cats
Kitten Foster Care​ - Kittens are housed in volunteers’ homes with their mom until they are adopted or
old enough to join the shelter population

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about HART’s mission and who
has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in
business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. General expectations of all Board Members
are as follows:
● Regularly attends board monthly meetings and important related meetings or events
● Makes serious commitment to participate actively in committee work and serve a three year
● Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time
● Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews
and comments on minutes and reports
● Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that
contributes to consensus
● Is willing to make a personal donation within their means, and participates in fundraising for the

Ideal candidates for our Board Member with Facilities Focus​ will further have the following
● Possesses a solid understanding of building systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical and
mechanical including design, maintenance, and repair
● At least 3 - 5 years experience in a facilities management or director position
● Chair a committee that oversees the development of short and long-range maintenance
plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, annual budget,
etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that shelter resources are effectively utilized
● Oversees and works with others (Executive Director, board members, and others) ) with the
long-term plans for the shelter, including expansion of the current facility
● Assumes a leadership role in budgeting and with establishing and managing contracts for
facilities work
● Ensures that the shelter is functioning within established city, state, and federal codes
Service on HART’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel,
and accommodation costs in relation to Board Members’ duties.

● https://www.hartofme.com/
● Email a copy of your resume and a cover letter to hartopenpositions@gmail.com


  • Facilities Management
  • Security
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Renovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management

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