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ORGANIZATION: TOP DOGG K9 FOUNDATION TDK9F INC

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Top Dogg K9 Foundation is seeking volunteers to join our Board of Directors.

Organization Description and History:

Top Dogg K9 Foundation (TDK9) meets the critical needs of disabled veterans in Georgia. We are the emerging leading support center for veterans as we work within our community to reduce the number of military families impacted by suicide due to mental illness each year. TDK9 stands on the principle that Veterans Deserve Outstanding Generosity and Service (VDOGS). We support this principle by rescuing, training, and pairing suitable dogs with disabled veterans and those struggling with mental health challenges post-deployment for a happier, healthier, and more balanced life. TDK9 provides dog training, referrals for support/social services, canine therapy workshops as well as social support and networking opportunities for veterans with veterans. We provide these life-changing services to veterans at no cost to them. Donations & income generated by boarding, grooming & training for the public allows us to fulfill our mission. We are proud to not only provide canine companions and service aids to our deserving veterans but to also offer greater linkage to care and social services for their families and serve as a safe haven and conduit for emotional wellness for those utilizing our services. We also educate the community at large on the challenges our warriors face, including physical, mental health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma, depression, and other common diagnoses soldiers face after deployment.

Responsibilities of Board Directors:

As the highest leadership body of TDK9 Foundation and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for:

  • Support fundraising and resource development
  • Determining the mission and purposes of the TDK9 Foundation
  • Selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO/ Executive Director
  • Aid in strategic and organizational planning
  • Ensure strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • Approving and monitoring TDK9 Foundation’s programs and services
  • Enhancing TDK9’s public image
  • Assessing its own performance as the governing body of TDK9 Foundation

Board Member Role and Expectations:

Each individual board member is expected to:

  • Know TDK9’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • Faithfully read and understand our organization’s financial statements
  • Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for TDK9 Foundation and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for us to advance our mission
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve TDK9’s mission
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit TDK9’s fundraising and reputational standing and can influence public policy
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings
  • Participate fully in one or more committees
Requirements:
  • Follow TDK9 Foundation’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions
  • Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year, if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
  • Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of TDK9 Foundation

Learn more about the organization by visiting our website www.topdoggk9.org

More opportunities with TOP DOGG K9 FOUNDATION TDK9F INC

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About TOP DOGG K9 FOUNDATION TDK9F INC

Location:

4776 Stone Mountain Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047, US

Mission Statement

TDK9 is meeting the critical needs of disabled veteran families and local communities. Our mission is to reduce the number of military families that are impacted by suicide due to mental illness each year.

Description

Top Dogg K9 Foundation (TDK9) meets the critical needs of disabled veterans in Georgia. We are the emerging leading support center for veterans as we work within our community to reduce the number of military families impacted by suicide due to mental illness each year. TDK9 stands on the principle that Veterans Deserve Outstanding Generosity and Service (VDOGS). We support this principle by rescuing, training, and pairing suitable dogs with disabled veterans and those struggling with mental health challenges post-deployment for a happier, healthier, and more balanced life. TDK9 provides dog training, referrals for support/social services, canine therapy workshops as well as social support and networking opportunities for veterans with veterans. We provide these life-changing services to veterans at no cost to them. Donations & income generated by boarding, grooming & training for the public allows us to fulfill our mission. We are proud to not only provide canine companions and service aids to our deserving veterans but to also offer greater linkage to care and social services for their families and serve as a safe haven and conduit for emotional wellness for those utilizing our services. We also educate the community at large on the challenges our warriors face, including physical, mental health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma, depression, and other common diagnoses soldiers face after deployment.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Accounting
  • Animal Therapy
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • A 2-3 hours a week

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