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ORGANIZATION: Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTe)

MOSTe seeks active, committed, and socially engaged members to join our Board of Directors.

The Board's purpose is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with leadership and general promotion and development of MOSTe so as to support the organization's missions and goals.

MOSTe's mission is to mentor and empower girls from underserved areas of Los Angeles County to become the next generation of college-educated women. Our goal is for all our graduating high school seniors to graduate from college within six years. Our vision is to develop women who are confident, career-focused agents of social change.

Major Responsibilities of Board Members:

  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
  • Financial management, including approval and oversight of annual budget
  • Oversight of program planning and evaluation
  • Personnel evaluation and staff development
  • Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports
  • Promotion of the organization
  • Fundraising and outreach

Members share these responsibilities while acting in the interest of MOSTe. Each member is expected to offer recommendations and advice based on his or her experience and vantage point in the community.

Length of term: Two years, which may be renewed, pending board approval.

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About Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTe)

Location:

555 W. 5th St., floor 35, Los Angeles, CA 90013, US

Mission Statement

The mission of MOSTe is to mentor and empower girls from underserved areas of Los Angeles County to become the next generation of college-educated women. Our vision is for our scholars to reach college and graduate within 6 years, and develop into confident, career-focused agents of social change.

Description

Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTe) is a mentoring and college access nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that girls from underserved areas in LA County have the support they need to get to and through college. Students enter our programs in the seventh grade, are matched with professional female mentors, and are provided the resources, guidance, and access needed to help accomplish their educational goals. Mentors in our organization serve as role models, thoughtful listeners, and guides to exploring schools, careers, and opportunities. As of 2022, MOSTe has supported hundreds of girls in underserved Los Angeles communities to grow into confident, connected, and college-educated young women with pathways to achieve their long-term career ambitions.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Education & Literacy
Women
Board Development, Education & Literacy, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

555 W 5th St.35th floorLos Angeles, CA 90013

(34.05009,-118.25317)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • The Board meets every other month for 2 hours. Board committees meet in alternate months. Typical time commitment is 3-4 hours per month.
  • Board members are expected to make a contribution of at least $1,000 per year to the organization.

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