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Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of (AWOFINC) so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. Mission or purpose statement: to significantly reduce illiteracy, unemployment, youth gang activity, drug and alcohol abuse, violence and homelessness while Building Leadership And Community Knowledge.

*Major responsibilities:
● Organizational leadership and advisement
● Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
● Oversight and Solicitation from Advisory Committee
● Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
● Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
● Oversight of program planning and evaluation
● Personnel evaluation and staff development
● Review of organizational and programmatic reports
● Promotion of the organization
● Fundraising and outreach

*Members of the board share these responsibilities while acting in the interest of(AWOFINC) and its affiliates. Each member is expected to make recommendations based on his or her experience and vantage point in the community.

*Other duties as described in the Board of Directors Job Description

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Human Resources, Chicago, IL 60628, US

Mission Statement

The mission of AWOFINC is Building Leadership and Community Knowledge.


AWOFINC is a community initiative that is designed to meet the needs of families who do not have the resources that are to attain the supplemental educational services that are needed to enhance the possibility of success for their children. For over two decades AWOFINC has addressed the critical educational, financial, and social needs of the families in Illinois.

Board Development


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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Strategic Planning
  • SWOT / GAP Analysis
  • Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 25
  • 4-6 hours per quarter
  • As described in Board Member Job Description

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