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Loaves and Fishes Contra Costa

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Serve on the Board of Directors for Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa. The Board is responsible for:

  • setting policies in accordance with legal requirements and best practices
  • establishing long range goals and direction
  • hiring and evaluating the Executive Director
  • ensuring the fiduciary health of the organization, specifically fundraising, endowment investment strategy, approving and monitoring annual budget, and capital expenditures above limits specified in the bylaws
  • providing continuing volunteer leadership for the organization
  • reviewing key communications and the annual report

In addition, Board members:

  • attend bi-monthly board meetings and participate in one or more Committees (e.g., Finance, Fundraising) and accept leadership positions on the Board or Committees, as experience and time allow
  • represent the organization in the community and attend fundraising/community events in support of the agency
  • recruit others who have the time, financial resources and talent to help Loaves and Fishes
  • donate time and funds to Loaves and Fishes based on circumstances and ability

Commitment: Bi-Monthly meetings of the Board, which occur on the fourth Wednesday of every other month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Specific commitment of time for various board and committee activities is also required.

To ensure board member continuity, members cannot have two un-notified absences in a row or three notified absences in a row. Missing 1/3 of the total number of board meetings in a twelve-month period may result in dismissal from the Board.

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835 Ferry StreetMartinez, CA 94553



  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • Attend 6 Board Meeting per year and Annual Fund Raising Events Gala, Golf, Poker Night, Bocce Tournament. Be ready to have fun and meet lots of great people!
  • Dedication to our mission of Nourishing Lives in Contra Costa County.

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