The Branch Advisory Board is the body to which the governing board of the Association has delegated a measure of responsibility and authority to develop and advise the organization in a defined service area or for a specific constituency. Each Branch Advisory Board is charged to carry on its work in a manner consistent with the general purposes and objectives of the YMCA and the policies and operating procedure established by the governing board of the Association. Actively support the achievement of
Elect officers, appoint committees/task forces and recruit volunteers with clearly defined responsibilities related to annual goal achievement. Within Association guidelines support, through active involvement of its members, fund raising efforts required for financial stability and growth within Association. Protect, maintain and monitor the property, facilities and equipment entrusted to the branch, all of which is owned and authorized for use by the Board of Directors. Understand and assist the Branch Executive in implementing corporate policies.
As a board member, you may be asked to take on a leadership role. You may be identified to take on an Executive leadership role; Chair, Vice Chair, Chair-elect, Secretary, or Treasurer. You may also be identified to serve as a committee chair person. Taking on a leadership role allows you to serve and impact the area most important to you during your tenure on the board.. Here are sample job descriptions for several leadership roles.
- Donor Management
- Visual Arts
- Group Facilitation
- Youth Services
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- One meeting per month for one hour
- Two annual association events and multiple YMCA volunteer opportunities