Chapter Leader - OSD Philadelphia, PA
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OSD is a global, chapter-based, Veteran Service Organization providing relevant, relatable, and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional, and service-oriented programs.
An OSD chapter provides a foundation in a local community through one or more of OSD’s 3 Pillars: Social Connection, Professional Development, and Servant Leadership. Chapters are made up of groups of active duty members, veterans, family members and civilian supporters devoted to giving back at the community level. Chapter are semi-autonomous all working independently, as well as in conjunction with each other in support of the worldwide OSD mission of supporting veterans. Chapters are self-reliant and come up with interesting and beneficial events that engage their chapter members, local veterans, local civilian supporters, and their local community as a whole. Chapters work closely with local businesses, organizations, and companies to help ensure continued growth and sustainability of OSD. Chapters also create active and engaged communities online through social media. Each chapter is different, made up and directed by individuals, but supported by the resources and leadership of the OSD national office. This ensures that each chapter aligns with 'The OSD Way.’ An OSD chapter is driven to gather and make an impact with events either by veterans, for veterans, or with veterans.
The OSD Chapter Leader is essential to the success of each chapter. The OSD Chapter Leader helps to streamline communication amongst Chapter Members, Chapter Activity Leaders, and OSD National Leadership. They provide structure and direction in the planning and execution of events and encourages engagement of members in both events and the OSD online community. The Chapter Leader ensures that each chapter hosts a variety of events that appeal to a diverse audience and align with one of OSD’s 3 Pillars: Social Connection, Professional Development, and Servant Leadership. The Chapter Leader actively recruits new members, pursues partnerships with local businesses and organizations, and acts as a representative of OSD to their community. They are dedicated to the growth and advancement of the OSD community.
If you have a passion for leading people this role is for you! An OSD Chapter Leader is driven to serve selflessly in their community while being personally accountable for their own actions. They can be a veteran or civilian. These individuals understand that community growth happens through a combination of clear purpose, collaboration, and individual leadership. Successful OSD Chapter Leaders have 6-10 hours a week for volunteering their time which includes event planning, community development, and leadership and management of their team.
An OSD Chapter Leader knows how to delegate and motivate and believes that force-multiplying is an effective method for growth. Lastly, an OSD Chapter Leader understands that growing a community takes individual leadership, time, effort, and consistency.
Above all, a Chapter Leader will uphold the OSD values including:
- Accountability - We do what we say and do the right thing all the time.
- Action - Our actions are what drive our impact.
- Seeking Knowledge - We are always learning, bettering our community and ourselves.
- Community Focused - We see the need and meet the need.
- Leadership - We build, reinforce and cultivate the veteran support ecosystem.
- Fellowship - We nourish lifetime relationships through fellowship emphasizing fun.
With your help, OSD will touch the hearts and minds of countless veterans, service members, and civilians who will forge lasting friendships for years to come.
We'll work with your schedule.
Philadelphia Metro AreaPhiladelphia, PA 19102
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Must be at least 28
- Orientation or Training
- 6-10 hours a week
- Experience managing & motivating teams. Excellent communicator. Attention to detail.