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Shoebox Project for Women

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The Shoebox Project for Women is a 501(c)3 charity that collects and distributes gifts and
essentials to local women impacted by homelessness in communities across the USA.

The Shoebox Project is seeking to add 1-3 volunteer Directors to our Board. The Board of
Directors is responsible for organizational governance, which includes ensuring adequate
resources are in place to fulfill the charity’s mission, providing strategic leadership, ensuring that
the charity is complying with relevant legislation and policies, and monitoring risk and
accomplishment of goals. Members of the Board of Directors are volunteers and serve without
remuneration.

Board members commit to a three-year term, with approximately to 10-15 hours of work per
month. They attend quarterly Board meetings and committee meetings, and work in close
collaboration with the Executive Director.

We are particularly interested in Board members with expertise in non-profit law, governance
and fundraising.

The Shoebox Project is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and to building an
organization that reflects the communities we serve. If you believe in bringing communities
together to make a genuine difference in the lives of local women, then this opportunity is for
you.

To Apply:

Send your resume, a brief cover letter, and a link to your LinkedIn profile (if available) to
lesley@shoeoboxproject.com by August 31st, 2021.

We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be
contacted. For more information on The Shoebox Project, please visit shoeboxproject.com.

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About Shoebox Project for Women

Location:

4628 VERNON BLVD SUITE 407, NEW YORK, NY 11101, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Shoebox Project for Women is to foster empathy and compassion at the community level, and to reduce the social isolation and exclusion of local women impacted by homelessness.

Description

The Shoebox Project for Shelters is a 501(c)(3) public charity that collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in communities across the US and Canada and the UK. Each thoughtfully created and decorated Shoebox is filled with items that can help enhance self-esteem and reduce feelings of isolation for women in crisis.

Board Development
Homeless & Housing
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Board members commit to a three-year term, with approximately to 10-15 hours of work per month. They attend quarterly Board meetings and committee meetings, and work in close collaboration with the Executive Director.
  • Specifically those with expertise in non-profit law, governance and fundraising will be considered.

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