An effective, well-functioning board of directors is essential to every nonprofit. However successfully engaging board members in governance is a tall order for many nonprofits. Build upon your board leadership experience by helping another nonprofit strengthen theirs!
501 Commons provides high quality, affordable consulting, coaching and training services to nonprofits, schools, and public agencies thanks to a corps of skilled volunteers who generously share their time and talents. The Executive Service Corps, a program of 501 Commons, is dedicated to connecting the skills and expertise of volunteer consultants with organizations in need of planning and management consulting. As a board development consultant with 501 Commons you can help support organizations by:
Identifying key issues
Collaborating with leadership to update or create board governance infrastructure
Facilitating board development workshops
As a Service Corp Member, you will:
Have access to our resource library and professional development workshops
Learn new skills applicable to personal and professional situations
Apply your background and expertise towards supporting the nonprofit community
While the requirements of each project vary, consultants typically work in pairs and serve approximately 10-12 hours per month each, over the course of 2-4 months. It is a great opportunity to make a difference at a fundamental level while also enhancing your own expertise.
For more information about how you can help strengthen the structure of nonprofit governance, visit 501commons.org and click on "Engage" or reply to this posting.