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Board of Directors - Treasurer

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Lost Boyz Inc.

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Lost Boyz is currently looking to fill the Treasurer position on our Board of Directors.

Interested candidates should have a passion for our mission:

Provide sports-based youth development to help boys and girls in Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods develop confidence, resilience, and life skills.

We are a growing community based organization located in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood. We serve the youths in the South Shore as well as the Humboldt neighborhoods in Chicago.

Below are the following responsibilities of this role:

  • Attend quarterly meetings, either in-person or via a conference call
  • Understand accounting principles
  • Develop and enforce strong internal controls and financial management policies
  • Ensure accurate and complete financial reporting and proper maintenance of financial records and information/tax returns
  • Regularly assess risks and whether and how such risks should be mitigated
  • Keep a calendar of filing requirements and deadlines and have clear assignments (with backups) to help ensure they are all met in a timely manner
  • Have the organization’s financials audited whenever required or advisable
  • Be an advocate for our organization and our mission to reduce youth violence in Chicago
  • Be willing to contribute to the growth of the organization by networking, raising funds, and connecting Lost Boyz to other organization advocates

All interested candidates must submit their resume, a completed application, and interview with at least 2 current board members.

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About Lost Boyz Inc.

Location:

1818 East 71st Street, Chicago, IL 60649, US

Mission Statement

Provide sports-based youth development to help boys and girls in Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods develop confidence, resilience, and life skills.

Description

Lost Boyz Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with a common interest in community development in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Our efforts are directed towards revitalizing organized sports, fostering learning and innovation in our youth, promoting public safety, and stimulating local economics.

Lost Boyz currently serves approx. 120 girls and boys ages 4-17 through our MVP Youth Baseball & Softball Program. This program is divided into three components - Fall Ball, Winter Clinic, and Spring Training/League Play - spanning 10 months (January-October). Recognizing the importance of continuing development through young adulthood, Lost Boyz also provides additional social, educational, and professional opportunities for up to 40 individuals aged 16-24 under our Successful Youth Leaders Program.

Our programs help to promote discipline and social skills within our participants, while also keeping each youth involved in a positive, non-violent activity.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Lost Boyz Inc.Chicago, IL 60608

(41.84921,-87.67132)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Quarterly Board Meetings; Monthly Financial Review

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