Chronic Illness Nonprofit Seeking New Board Members

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The Center for Chronic Illness is looking for individuals to join the board of directors who are passionate about helping those living with and impacted by chronic illness and have time, resources, and connections to contribute to the cause.

Benefits of Board Membership of a New Organization

  • Networking opportunities

  • Career building

  • Philanthropic work

  • Learning new skills

  • Leadership

Board Responsibilities :

  • Attend monthly board meetings and yearly board retreats and actively engage in the goals and mission of the organization

  • Serve on at least one committee of the board (potential committees: executive, fundraising, program evaluation, etc.), and attend and engage in committee meetings

  • Contribute financially to the organization based on individual giving ability

  • Evaluate the executive director

  • Establish policies for the organization and adjust bylaws as necessary

  • Secure funding through networking and fundraising for the organization

  • Attend and assist in fundraising events

  • Assist in developing sponsorships and partnerships for the organization

  • Create and monitor the long-term plan for the organization and manage changes

  • Select and support future board officers and periodically review their performances

  • Approve organizational contracts as appropriate

The role of the board of directors will be to hold responsibility for the legal, financial, and overall best interest of the organization. Board members must commit to serving a minimum of two years, though breaks or extended vacations of board members will be allowed on a case by case basis. After the initial two years, board members can decide to leave or may be evaluated by the board to increase their office term. New board members will be voted on and brought into the organization every year in order to stagger new board membership with exiting board members.

More opportunities with CENTER FOR CHRONIC ILLNESS

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.



PO BOX 31193, SEATTLE, WA 98103, US

Mission Statement

The Center for Chronic Illness promotes well-being and decreases isolation for those impacted by chronic illness through support and education.


The Center for Chronic Illness was founded in 2016, with the goal of filling a needed social service gap in the community and providing free, professional, emotional support to those impacted by chronic illness. The organization has now grown to offer nine, ongoing, free, monthly support groups facilitated by licensed mental health professionals. Our support groups are held across the greater Seattle area as well as via the web on the Support Groups Central platform - The organization hopes to continue to grow in our supportive and educational program offerings both for those impacted by chronic illness as well as for healthcare professionals.


We'll work with your schedule.


901 Boren Avenue, Suite 1300Seattle, WA 98104



  • People 55+


  • The time commitment for new board members is between 4-6 hours per month.
  • Prospective board members should be able to attend board meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm.

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