Community Outreach Chairperson
Position Title: Community Outreach Chair
Purpose: The community outreach chair is a member of the board of directors and serves Eastside Audubon by planning and overseeing participation in events the chapter uses to reach the greater Eastside community.
- Communicates with leaders and board members to plan, schedule, and assist with the staffing of various outreach and off-site education events.
- Responsible for creating the chapter’s annual outreach plan.
- Coordinates with the volunteer chair to recruit and train new committee members.
- Collaborates with all involved with the bird-friendly communities program.
- Submits information for publicity before outreach events, and articles about success stories to the publicity team and newsletter editors.
- Submits volunteer schedules at outreach events to the office for tracking purposes and ensures hours are reported to the volunteer chair and committee.
- Oversees community outreach volunteers and the equity, diversity and inclusion committee.
Community Outreach Chair Qualifications: All board members must display a commitment to the organization and an understanding of the organization and its principles, mission, goals, and services. Board members should also know the responsibilities of governance and management, and paid and volunteer staff. The community outreach chair must also display the following:
- The ability to successfully work with staff and other volunteers.
Responsible to: Board president.
Length of Appointment: The term is 2 years.
Time Commitment: Estimated to be approximately 84 hours per year, consisting of:
- 2-4 hours per month for board meeting and program night attendance (48 hours annually).
- 3 hours per month for coordination or meetings with community outreach volunteers and committee members (36 hours annually).
Support and Training: The board president is available to answer questions and offer guidance. All board members have the opportunity and are encouraged to participate in at least one board-appropriate training per term, paid for by Eastside Audubon. Additionally, attendance at the Audubon Council of Washington or another Audubon meeting at least once per term is encouraged.
About Eastside Audubon
PO Box 3115, Kirkland, WA 98033, US
The mission of Eastside Audubon is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and our communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people.
Eastside Audubon believes in the importance of birds and wildlife in our communities.
Volunteers work to protect wildlife and their habitats through our Conservation Committee. Our Education Committee teaches children and adults about birds and wildlife, and their value in the community.
Our members enjoy studying our local flora and fauna through monthly field trips and programs.
308 Fourth Avenue S.Kirkland, WA 98033
September 9, 2021
- Customer Service
- Program Management
- Public Speaking
- Driver's License Needed
- Orientation or Training
- 6-8 hours per month