Women Just Like Me provides supportive services and resources to girls, young mothers, and families in disadvantaged communities by established programs and services that focuses on teen-pregnancy prevention, personal development, healthy parenting, and family well-being. The organization offers critical needed services to address disparities that African American girls and young women face today.
The Board is instrumental in the survival of any organization. The Board will support the work of Women Just Like Me Foundation and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day to day operations are led by the Executive Director, the Board relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is critical and expected.
Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director and she develops and implements programs and strategic plans.
Review outcomes and metrics created by the Operational Manager and Program Manager for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda's, and supporting materials prior to the board and committee meetings.
Analyze and approve annual budgets, audit reports, and material business decisions.
Assisting the President and other Board Members in identifying and recruiting other Board Members/ Trustee's.
A commitment to fundraising campaigns and assisting with organizing events with the other members.
A Board member will service a two -year term to be eligible for reappointment. Board meetings are typically held once a month.
This is a prime opportunity for the individual who is passion aligns with our mission! The individual that have a track record of board leadership and demonstrates the abilities to work cohesively as a team. The organization seek's an individual that is highly knowledgeable in the non-profit sector, skilled in fundraising efforts, and most important.... reliable.
*Personal Qualities that is highly regarded are integrity, credible, and a passion for improving the lives of our participants.
To provide supportive services and resources to girls, young mothers and families in disadvantaged communities by establishing programs and workshops that promote healthy parenting, health, and family well-being and preventive measures to decrease the rate of teen pregnancy.
Founder and Innovator of the VISA Program/ Victory In Sustaining Abstinence (VISA) is designed to empower girls in Franklin County to provide preventive services for youth and supportive services for pregnant and parenting teens between the ages of 9-21 years of age. The objective of the program is to educate girls and female adolescence grades 5 th-8 th on reproductive health by promoting healthy options, risk associated with unprotected sex, and continued efforts of lowering the teen pregnancy rate. The VISA program is a series of modules facilitated by women professionals that either licensed/certified on the subject matter and teach from personal experiences on the various topics that are discussed in these workshops. The VISA program was created to be informative and fun by encouraging engagement and interaction from program participate while allowing participants to receive reward points as they progress through this program. Throughout the duration of modules program participants are able to obtain credits (incentives) which will be applied to their VISA cards, provided by Women Just Like Me.
Certified Vendor Columbus City Schools
Award students and participants with Buddy Bags- Personal Hygiene and Self care items.
Children & Youth
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
December 28, 2020
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Graphic Design / Print
Content Management Systems
Grant Writing / Research
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
The training requirement is 1 hour once a week for 5 weeks. Board meeting are typically held once a month however time requirements for individual projects (such as ad creation, graphic design, or developing a fundraising campaign.
Preferably, Previous experience as a board or committee Member.