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Athletes for a Better World

About Athletes for a Better World (ABW)

Founded in 1998, ABW is a not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to teaching and rewarding athletic character through its proprietary curriculum for athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. ABW confers awards through its two signature events. The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup was created for professional, college, and high school athletes from across the nation. The Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program is designed for high school athletes in Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

Overview of role

A Director of the Board of the nonprofit works with fellow Directors and staff to ensure financial stability and fiduciary oversight while advancing the mission of the organization. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

Key responsibilities

Each Director fulfills expectations such as -

  • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
  • Committee participation: contributing to one or more Committees including recruitment of volunteers.
  • Board administration support: adhering to ABW Bylaws, attendance at meetings, confidentiality, etc.
  • Financial contribution: giving a meaningful annual donation and/or acquiring event sponsorship revenue.

Key requirements

  • A background in nonprofit Board service and fundraising is preferred, either as employee or volunteer.
  • A background in pro/amateur athletics is a plus.
  • The Director may reside anywhere in the U.S., with Atlanta-area preferable.

    About Athletes for a Better World (ABW)

    Founded in 1998, ABW is a not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to teaching and rewarding athletic character through its proprietary curriculum for athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. ABW confers awards through its two signature events. The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup was created for professional, college, and high school athletes from across the nation. The Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program is designed for high school athletes in Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

    Overview of role

    A Director of the Board of the nonprofit works with fellow Directors and staff to ensure financial stability and fiduciary oversight while advancing the mission of the organization. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

    Key responsibilities

    Each Director fulfills expectations such as -

    • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
    • Committee participation: contributing to one or more Committees including recruitment of volunteers.
    • Board administration support: adhering to ABW Bylaws, attendance at meetings, confidentiality, etc.
    • Financial contribution: giving a meaningful annual donation and/or acquiring event sponsorship revenue.

    Key requirements

    • A background in nonprofit Board service and fundraising is preferred, either as employee or volunteer.
    • A background in pro/amateur athletics is a plus.
    • The Director may reside anywhere in the U.S., with Atlanta-area preferable.

      About Athletes for a Better World (ABW)

      Founded in 1998, ABW is a not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to teaching and rewarding athletic character through its proprietary curriculum for athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. ABW confers awards through its two signature events. The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup was created for professional, college, and high school athletes from across the nation. The Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program is designed for high school athletes in Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

      Overview of role

      A Director of the Board of the nonprofit works with fellow Directors and staff to ensure financial stability and fiduciary oversight while advancing the mission of the organization. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

      Key responsibilities

      Each Director fulfills expectations such as -

      • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
      • Committee participation: contributing to one or more Committees including recruitment of volunteers.
      • Board administration support: adhering to ABW Bylaws, attendance at meetings, confidentiality, etc.
      • Financial contribution: giving a meaningful annual donation and/or acquiring event sponsorship revenue.

      Key requirements

      • A background in nonprofit Board service and fundraising is preferred, either as employee or volunteer.
      • A background in pro/amateur athletics is a plus.
      • The Director may reside anywhere in the U.S., with Atlanta-area preferable.

        About Athletes for a Better World (ABW)

        Founded in 1998, ABW is a not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to teaching and rewarding athletic character through its proprietary curriculum for athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. ABW confers awards through its two signature events. The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup was created for professional, college, and high school athletes from across the nation. The Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program is designed for high school athletes in Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

        Overview of role

        A Director of the Board of the nonprofit works with fellow Directors and staff to ensure financial stability and fiduciary oversight while advancing the mission of the organization. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

        Key responsibilities

        Each Director fulfills expectations such as -

        • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
        • Committee participation: contributing to one or more Committees including recruitment of volunteers.
        • Board administration support: adhering to ABW Bylaws, attendance at meetings, confidentiality, etc.
        • Financial contribution: giving a meaningful annual donation and/or acquiring event sponsorship revenue.

        Key requirements

        • A background in nonprofit Board service and fundraising is preferred, either as employee or volunteer.
        • A background in pro/amateur athletics is a plus.
        • The Director may reside anywhere in the U.S., with Atlanta-area preferable.

          About Athletes for a Better World (ABW)

          Founded in 1998, ABW is a not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA dedicated to teaching and rewarding athletic character through its proprietary curriculum for athletes, coaches, administrators, and parents. ABW confers awards through its two signature events. The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup was created for professional, college, and high school athletes from across the nation. The Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program is designed for high school athletes in Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

          Overview of role

          A Director of the Board of the nonprofit works with fellow Directors and staff to ensure financial stability and fiduciary oversight while advancing the mission of the organization. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

          Key responsibilities

          Each Director fulfills expectations such as -

          • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
          • Committee participation: contributing to one or more Committees including recruitment of volunteers.
          • Board administration support: adhering to ABW Bylaws, attendance at meetings, confidentiality, etc.
          • Financial contribution: giving a meaningful annual donation and/or acquiring event sponsorship revenue.

          Key requirements

          • A background in nonprofit Board service and fundraising is preferred, either as employee or volunteer.
          • A background in pro/amateur athletics is a plus.
          • The Director may reside anywhere in the U.S., with Atlanta-area preferable.

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About Athletes for a Better World

Location:

Suite 300, #723175, 2997 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 31139, US

Mission Statement

ABW uses the power of sports to develop character, teamwork, and citizenship through commitment to a Code for Living, applicable for athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators. See more at www.abw.org.

Description

Major award ceremony/events include the national Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup for professional, college, and high school athletes; and, the Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program for high school student-athletes in the state of Georgia. More at www.abw.org.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hours a month
  • nonprofit Board of Director service is a plus

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