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Start Giving Local

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Are you passionate about community, health and social philanthropy?

Start Giving Local is a 501(C)3 GuideStar Platinum community nonprofit and we are searching for volunteer board members to help us expand our reach and positive program impact.

Volunteering & charitable giving are wonderful ways to express what matters most to you as an individual.

EXPECTATIONS OF THE BOARD AS A WHOLE

The mission of Start Giving Local is to support the greater social good by promoting wellness, fostering inclusion and innovation & empowering everyone with the ability to easily support any secular, non-political cause.

As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for
* determining the mission and purposes of the organization
* selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO/executive director
* strategic and organizational planning
* ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
* fundraising and resource development
* approving and monitoring Start Giving Local’s programs and services
* enhancing Start Giving Local’s public image
* assessing its own performance as the governing body of Start Giving Local

EXPECTATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBERS
Each individual board member is expected to
* know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
* faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
* serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and
securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Start Giving Local to advance its mission
* leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Start Giving Local's mission
* give a meaningful personal donation through in kind volunteer activity and/or financial contribution
* help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can help the organization achieve its goals
* prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings
* participate fully in one or more committees

BOARD MEMBERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO
* follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions
* sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose
potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
* maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of Start Giving Local

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About Start Giving Local

Location:

555 Anton Drive, 150, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, US

Mission Statement

Start Giving Local's mission is to support the greater social good by promoting wellness, fostering inclusion and innovation & empowering everyone with the ability to easily support any secular, non-political cause.

Description

Start Giving Local is an IRS registered, GuideStar Platinum 501(c)3 organization.

Committed to strategic programming that supports the greater social good we:

  • Encourage health & wellness through our global volunteer athletes initiative
  • Connect & inspire community through inclusive fitness & educational programming
  • Develop programs & technology that support nonprofit impact work, promote community wellness & inclusion, & help solve high impact problems to support the common good.

We bring people with shared interests and common goals together to amplify achievement.

Board Development
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • This is a volunteer role for an active nonprofit. The board will meet virtually 4 times per year for program planning. But, additional volunteer time to help achieve program goals is highly desired.
  • Start Giving Local is an innovation driven nonprofit. Volunteers with experience in Digital Marketing, Growth Marketing, Venture and broadly the technology industry are highly desirable.

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