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Recruiting Organization: Global Trauma Research Inc

Must reside in NYC area

Length of Term: At least 2 year commitment

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. To that end it:

  1. Determines how GTR will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization


  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission
  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, and operations
  • Actively fundraise
  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments
  • Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings
  • Make an annual contribution to the organization
  • Participate in fund raising activities and special events
  • Strictly adhere to conflict of interest policies
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies

Time Demands (approximate):

  • Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings
  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work
  • Attend and actively participate in the annual planning retreat (1 weekend day)
  • Attend special events such as fundraisers and ground breaking ceremonies
  • Attend new board member orientation
  • Meet with potential donors/funders to make a case for funding the organization, answer questions, etc.

Financial and Resource Development Expectations:

  • Make an annual give of get - currently $500.00
  • Sell tickets to fundraising events
  • Recruit sponsors, as needed
  • Identify and cultivate potential donors

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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