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Independent living Housing, Inc

  • 8 people are interested

As a partner to the chief executive officer (CEO) and other board members, the Board Chair will provide leadership to Independent Living Housing Inc., Nonprofit as it transitions from a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization into a sustainable national entity. The Board Chair will support and sustain the work of ILHI, and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support. Specific responsibilities include:

Leadership, governance, and oversight

  • Being a trusted advisor to the CEO as she develops and implements ILHIs strategic plan
  • Developing and managing relationships and communicating with: funders, partners, and other stakeholders
  • As a board member, approving ILHI’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by ILHI for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics.
  • Assisting the CEO and Nominating Committee in recruiting board members
  • Periodically consulting with board members on their roles and helping them assess their performance
  • Planning, and facilitating board and committee meetings; partnering with the CEO to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
  • Acting as an ambassador for the organization
  • Ensuring ILHI’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities ILHI serves

Fundraising

  • In collaboration with the CEO, generating substantial annual revenue and fostering ILHI’s overall financial health
  • Personally treating ILHI as a top philanthropic priority reflected in an annual financial gift
  • Ensuring that 100 percent of ILHI’s board members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity
  • Identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major individual donors, corporate, and/or foundation gifts

Board terms

ILHI’s Board Chair (and board members) will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the success of ILHI’s beneficiaries and who has a track record of board leadership. The selected Board Chair will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing board members.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
  • Demonstrated success as a nonprofit board member or board chair
  • Track record of building credibility in the funding community that has resulted in major gifts to a nonprofit
  • A commitment to and understanding of ILHI’s beneficiaries and mission preferably based on experience

    As a partner to the chief executive officer (CEO) and other board members, the Board Chair will provide leadership to Independent Living Housing Inc., Nonprofit as it transitions from a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization into a sustainable national entity. The Board Chair will support and sustain the work of ILHI, and provide governance leadership and strategic fundraising support. Specific responsibilities include:

    Leadership, governance, and oversight

    • Being a trusted advisor to the CEO as she develops and implements ILHIs strategic plan
    • Developing and managing relationships and communicating with: funders, partners, and other stakeholders
    • As a board member, approving ILHI’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
    • Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by ILHI for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics.
    • Assisting the CEO and Nominating Committee in recruiting board members
    • Periodically consulting with board members on their roles and helping them assess their performance
    • Planning, and facilitating board and committee meetings; partnering with the CEO to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
    • Acting as an ambassador for the organization
    • Ensuring ILHI’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities ILHI serves

    Fundraising

    • In collaboration with the CEO, generating substantial annual revenue and fostering ILHI’s overall financial health
    • Personally treating ILHI as a top philanthropic priority reflected in an annual financial gift
    • Ensuring that 100 percent of ILHI’s board members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity
    • Identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major individual donors, corporate, and/or foundation gifts

    Board terms

    ILHI’s Board Chair (and board members) will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.

    Qualifications

    This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the success of ILHI’s beneficiaries and who has a track record of board leadership. The selected Board Chair will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing board members.

    Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

    • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
    • Demonstrated success as a nonprofit board member or board chair
    • Track record of building credibility in the funding community that has resulted in major gifts to a nonprofit
    • A commitment to and understanding of ILHI’s beneficiaries and mission preferably based on experience

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About Independent living Housing, Inc

Location:

33 E. Forest, Detroit, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

Is to provides independent lving program along with safe, decent and afforabled housing for person and famiies with learning disabilities and Behavior Health.

Description

OUR PROGRAM ILH developed the Todays Youth program to enhance the self-esteem and teach life skills to youth and young adults who are learning-disabled and developmentally challenged. Youth with learning disabilities can lead enriched lives when they are in an environment that builds their self-confidence and skills. The self-esteem workshops and after-school tutorials are designed to help youth build positive self-esteem; identify emotional spirals; understand and apply effective conflict resolution; improve their proficiency in reading, writing, math, science, computer and study skills; and prepare them for reading and MEAP testing.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
Children & Youth

WHEN

Tue Aug 18, 2020 - Mon Nov 16, 2020

WHERE

33 East Forest StreetDetroit, MI 48201

(42.35526,-83.06269)
 

SKILLS

  • Analytics
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Business Development
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Market Research / Analysis

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ten hours per weeks outside of board meetings
  • all skills mentioned injob description.

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