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Board of Directors Member at Large

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GEM ENVIRONMENTAL NFP

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Term: 2 years
Start Date: Upon the successful completion of Background Check
Board Meetings are held quarterly in March, June, September, and December.
Volunteer Position
: Roughly 6-10 hours per month.

​POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Volunteer Board Member will assist in policy development and direction of the organization as a Board Member with partial voting rights. The Member at Large votes on board matters when another member is absent, abstains from voting due to a conflict of interest, or when necessary to ensure there remains a quorum on voting issues. Board Members are expected to participate in regular organization functions and help spread the organization's mission through regular public interaction. The position is critical to the operation of the organization and does require applicants to undergo a criminal history screening before beginning any official duties as the position requires the individual to interact with vulnerable populations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles.
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good understanding of the scientific method and processes involved in STEM education.
  • Contagious positive attitude

JOB DUTIES:
  • Establish and maintain a close working relationship with the Executive Director, Business Manager, and Board of Directors to execute both the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Provide sound judgment in guiding the organization through fundraising and program initiatives.
  • Inspire staff, members, participants, and the community to spread our mission.
  • Be a resource for best practices, new ideas, and strong execution of shared goals.
  • Foster the next generation of our scientific community through leadership development, value training, personal/professional development, and service-learning.

If you're interested in applying, fill out and submit the online web form at gemenvironmental.org/boardmember.

Be sure to read our Code of Conduct before submitting your application!

Any application or employment questions may be directed to ericwelsh@gemenvironmental.org

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About GEM ENVIRONMENTAL NFP

Location:

1215 Gail Gardner Way, PRESCOTT, AZ 86301, US

Mission Statement

Provide unique educational opportunities for under-represented STEM students through paid internships, scholarships, and vocational training. Through our hands-on programs, students envision new educational goals, cultivate relationships with industry professionals, and develop greater confidence in community engagement.

Description

G.E.M. Environmental works with government agencies to conserve public lands through data collection, environmental monitoring/maintenance, and remediation/site clean-up.

Our mission is to create an avenue for the advancement of underrepresented students of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs into industry careers by providing cross training in Geo-science fields.

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WHEN

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WHERE

1215 Gail Gardner WayPrescott, AZ 86305

(34.6133,-112.507)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 6-10 hours per month over a 2-year term
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles Outstanding organizational skills Excellent communication skills Excellent problem-solving ability Excellent time management skills Contagious positive attitude

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