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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Partners -- Menlo Park

  • 36 people are interested
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Literacy Partners -- Menlo Park is looking for hands-on board members to help direct and implement the philanthropic mission of the nonprofit and to identify and cultivate potential donors. We offer directed financial support and leadership to partner organizations that provide literacy enhancements in the local community. Applicants should be willing to commit approximately 3 to 8 hours monthly to participate in monthly meetings, serve on committees/work teams. Volunteers should have a mix of grassroots fundraising experience and/or nonprofit management, and/or knowledge of local literacy needs. Board members should be able to understand (or quickly learn) local fundraising needs and be able to communicate that to potential donors and to discuss such needs with potential recipients. We would be interested in talking with persons experienced in fundraising or nonprofit administration who are relocating to the greater Menlo Park community. Board members must be comfortable with advising and helping to frame programs and with performing basic tasks required by a small organization with no paid staff.

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About Literacy Partners -- Menlo Park

Location:

1259 EL CANINO REAL 176, MENLO PARK, CA 94025, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Partners - Menlo Park (LPMP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy programs and projects through fundraising and community awareness. LPMP is committed through partnerships to help community members enhance their reading, writing and related skills and education to improve their economic, professional and personal wellbeing.

Description

The board of directors of Literacy Partners - Menlo Park (LPMP), formerly known as Project Read - Literacy Partners, adopted new bylaws in May 2020 to be able to support worthy organizations beyond its previous mission restricted to library-based adult and family literacy. The organization partners with local literacy organizations, including StreetCode, The Menlo Park Library, and All Students Matter, to offer financial support for learners of all ages throughout the community.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Education & Literacy
Board Development, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Executive Admin
  • Financial Planning
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Adult Education
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Board members typically spend 4 to 8 hours monthly. Additional hours may be expected during fundraising campaigns and for special projects.

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