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Committee members wanted

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SAFEST DRUG

  • 3 people are interested

Safest Drug is governed by a Board of Directors with members based in multiple different states. To help run the organization, we have a number of Board-managed committees with needs for new members.

The following committees are currently recruiting volunteers:

  • Fundraising Committee - helps to plan and execute our fundraising strategy and priorities for each fiscal year. No prior fundraising/development experience required.
  • Public Relations and Communications Committee - helps to develop our branding, communication messaging strategy, and media relationships. Prefer individuals with an interest or skill in public relations, graphic design, marketing, communications.
  • Governance Committee - works to ensure the Board is well trained and fully staffed, as well as assists with corporate policy development.
  • Finance Committee - ensures annual budget is developed/executed and sound financial practices are occurring organization-wide. Prefer individuals with interest or skill in accounting or finance. Must be comfortable with numbers!
All committees meet once a month for one hour and committee are held remotely. There may be some tasks outside of a committee meeting but that will vary and is based on need. Board membership is not required to serve on a committee. All committee members should have access to a phone and reliable internet. Members should also be based in the U.S.

Serious inquiries only.

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About SAFEST DRUG

Location:

325 Ellington Blvd. #308, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to reduce medication-related illness, disability and death in the United States with education, research and advocacy.

Description

Founded in 2019, Safest Drug was formed to address broad systemic issues in the U.S. which place millions of consumers at risk for medication-related morbidity and mortality every day. Our work aims to broaden the understanding of what it means to be medicated in America while also saving lives and recognizing that the wide array of root causes which contribute to this public health problem. We also aim to alleviate the suffering of those who have been impacted by medication-induced poor health outcomes and disability.

Board Development
Environment
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 to 4 hours per month (estimated)
  • Preference will be given to individuals who could commit to 6 to 12 months of committee volunteer work.

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