Volunteer Board Member, HR Expertise, Human Resources
Las Trampas, Inc.
Human Resources Talent with Background on the Laws of the State of CA
Ideally, we’re looking for an individual to serve as a guide to our Executive Director with regard to the employees of Las Trampas by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. In particular, we need help analyzing and modifying compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements in addition to advising managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment. At times it may be necessary to represent LTI at personnel-related hearings and investigations, administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
It would be highly desirable if this person is knowledgeable on the principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources is also desired. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process is very important.
Board Member Responsibilities
Las Trampas is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.
The Las Trampas Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Serving on the Las Trampas Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about supporting adults with development disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.
Board members are expected to have financial acumen to read and understand Las Trampas’ financial statements and otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.
Board members are expected to attend 8 Board meetings per year. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.
Board members are expected to serve on one or more committees of the board and to actively participate in committee work.
Board members are expected to play an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for Las Trampas to achieve its mission. Board members are expected to leverage personal relationships and connections to help the development committee and staff identify and solicit potential funders, as well as directly invest in Las Trampas’ work by making a personal contribution each year.
Board members are expected to responsibly represent Las Trampas to their respective communities and to advocate for Las Trampas’ mission, programs, and services as appropriate.