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Life-Skills, Inc.

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Life-Skills, Inc. is currently seeking new board members for our organization who are strongly committed to our mission and vision. We are looking for dynamic individuals who can bring an enthusiastic and active approach to our voluntary Board of Directors. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are needed: Corporate Governance, Strategic Planning, Law, Finance, Real Estate, Fundraising, Advocacy, Outreach, Peer Support Groups & more.

Life-Skills, Inc., is a 501c3 accredited non-profit corporation providing a wide variety of services to individuals with intellectual/developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities throughout Central and Western Massachusetts.

Formerly known as Southern Worcester County Rehabilitation Center, Inc., we have served area citizens for over 45 years, and currently offer Residential, Day Habilitation and Community Based Day Support programs in Auburn, Dudley, Fitchburg, Gardner, Greenfield, Lancaster, Leominster, Shrewsbury, Southbridge,
Webster, Winchendon, and Worcester.

Responsibilities:

* Understand & support the organization's mission, services, policies and programs.
* Help to promote & enhance Life-Skills, Inc. public profile and network within the business community.
* Ability to attend monthly board meetings.
* Support corporate fundraising activities through donations, participation and activism.
* Oversight, review, and approval of the policies and procedures of Life-Skills, Inc.
* Financial management, including adoption, oversight and approval of the annual budget.
* Actively recruit, orient, and train new board members.
* Term commitment: 3 years.

Expertise in the following areas are needed:

* Law
* Real Estate
* Finance
* Fundraising
* Advocacy
* Corporate Governance, Strategic Planning
* Outreach, networking, peer support groups

Help lead our organization in planning, policy making, and developing financial and community support. You will get to network with other community members, gain experience in non-profit management, build leadership skills, and exercise your creativity while serving this unique population.

This is a great opportunity for professional development and personal growth. Community minded candidates interested in getting involved and helping to build a brighter future for adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities, please contact:

Mike Toomey, Board President: email: mjt@actleasing.com

To learn more, or for information on the application process, please visit: https://life-skillsinc.org/becomeaboardmember/

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About Life-Skills, Inc.

Location:

44 MORRIS ST, WEBSTER, MA 01570, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote and support all intellectual/developmental and autistic persons affiliated with the organization and in the surrounding communities, and to assist them in the pursuit and achievement of their goals and interests. We encourage independence, personal growth, and satisfaction to enhance their quality of life and foster a cooperative and interactive environment in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

Description

Life-Skills, Inc. is a CARF accredited non-profit organization providing a wide variety of services to individuals with intellectual, developmental, and emotional disabilities. Life-Skills, Inc. was founded as Southern Worcester County Rehabilitation Center, Inc. in 1970 by local parents of disabled adults with an initial focus of providing community-based work opportunities to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

By 1973 and 1976, we opened our first day habilitation and residential program. Since that time, the organization has expanded its supports and service area to cover most of Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut. Life-Skills, Inc. provides supports to over 350 adults with disabilities in 34 programs and employs approximately 400 staff.

WHEN

Wed Jan 01, 2020 - Fri Jan 29, 2021

WHERE

44 Morris StreetWebster, MA 01570

(42.05462,-71.87392)
 

SKILLS

  • Special Needs
  • Financial Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Ability to attend monthly meetings. 3 year term.
  • Support corporate fundraising activities through donations, participation, & activism.

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