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Operation Xcel

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Board Objectives:

The Board of Directors has the responsibility of carrying out the mission and vision of Operation Xcel. The Board implements and supports plans, policies and objectives to ensure it maintains its values and meets established goals. The Board is a governing body with legal and ethical obligations to the organization and its membership.

Position Objectives:

A General Counsel Board Member provides legal advice and strategies to the organization’s Executive Board Member Team. The general counsel's job is to evaluate risks for the organization and help shape its response. General counsel is there to make sure that the board avoids legal problems.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Advising executive board members on new laws, existing laws and legal rights that would impact functionality of the organization
  • Overseeing the legal matters of the organization as a whole
  • Maintaining knowledge of the organization’s legal documents and operations
  • Crafting and reviewing legal strategy in response to any litigation
  • Facilitating filings of licensing forms and other statutory requirements
  • Communicating with outside counsel

Time Commitment:

Operation Xcel Board of Directors meets once a month on the third Tuesday of the month. Responsibilities require 1-4 hours of work per week. Board Members are also expected to regularly attend Operation Xcel events. Board members are required to take a Child Protection Training which is conducted online and submit to a national background check.

Position Benefits:

In addition to gaining experience utilizing marketing and communications skills, implementing a marketing plan, and following a brand guide, general board members benefit from

  • Gaining exposure to nonprofit governance procedures
  • Developing and enhancing leadership skills
  • Meeting awesome people who also want to enhance the nonprofit sector
  • Learning about other young professional membership and nonprofit organizations
Board members meet via zoom currently due to COVID restrictions. Operation Xcel has 6 site locations currently. They are all located in Guilford County: High Point, Greensboro, Gibsonville, and Stokesdale.

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About Operation Xcel

Location:

PO Box 412, STOKESDALE, NC 27357, US

Mission Statement

Operation Xcel works to increase academic, social, and career skills for students in our community and to provide parenting, advocacy, and technological literacy workshops for adults. We are committed to honesty and integrity. We are guided by a strong work ethic, and by compassion and commitment to those who serve with us and to those whom we serve. Through our academic and enrichment programs, we are committed to providing equal access to quality educational resources, to supporting diversity of thought, and to creating a strong foundation for the development of long-term career goals and civic participation.

Description

Operation Homework: "Equipping Socially, Emotionally and Academically"

Operation Homework seeks to transform the lives of area students by providing them with the support needed to develop strong academic and social skills. We work to empower students to become responsible citizens prepared to succeed in higher education, careers, and in service to the community.

Operation Saturday Academy: "REAL, RELEVANT, ENGAGING"

Operation Saturday Academy offers enriching experiences, which connect real world activities to the subject matter that students are learning in school. Our goal is to compliment academic work and to foster a 'love for learning,’ providing youth with the skills and confidence needed to become productive, forward-thinking creators of their own destiny. We envision these youth maturing to become contributors to the social and economic vitality of their communities.

Operation 3 Steps Ahead Summer Learning: "MAXIMIZING EXCELLENCE"

Our purpose is to engage students in enrichment activities that advance their skills and understanding in the areas of reading and writing, math and science. We also strive to provide students with opportunities to develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends, and discover new interests.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9070 Highway 158 WestStokesdale, NC 27357

(36.23933,-80.00356)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Employment Law
  • Tax Law
  • Family Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Board members can contribute 1 to 4 hours of their time a week if available.
  • Board members will take a Child protection training and receive a certificate of completion.

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