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Volunteer Board of Directors - Non-Profit Law Professional

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ORGANIZATION: Shoebox Project for Women

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The Shoebox Project for Women is a 501(c)3 charity that collects and distributes gifts and
essentials to local women impacted by homelessness in communities across the USA.

This position will guide the Board in navigating issues in relation to compliance with laws at both the state and federal level, contract review and drafting, including gifting agreements and fundraising, tax exemptions, and intellectual property rights, while also serving as a strategic advisor on other legal/non-legal questions facing the Board.

The Board of Directors is responsible for organizational governance, which includes ensuring adequate resources are in place to fulfill the charity’s mission, providing strategic leadership, ensuring that

the charity is complying with relevant legislation and policies, and monitoring risk and
accomplishment of goals. Members of the Board of Directors are volunteers and serve without
remuneration.

Board members commit to a three-year term, with approximately to 10-15 hours of work per
month. They attend quarterly Board meetings and committee meetings, and work in close
collaboration with the Executive Director.

The Shoebox Project is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and to building an
organization that reflects the communities we serve. If you believe in bringing communities
together to make a genuine difference in the lives of local women, then this opportunity is for
you.

To Apply:

Send your resume, a brief cover letter, and a link to your LinkedIn profile (if available) to
lesley@shoeboxproject.com by April 30, 2022.

We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be
contacted. For more information on The Shoebox Project, please visit shoeboxproject.com.

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About Shoebox Project for Women

Location:

4628 VERNON BLVD SUITE 407, NEW YORK, NY 11101, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Shoebox Project for Women is to foster empathy and compassion at the community level, and to reduce the social isolation and exclusion of local women impacted by homelessness.

Description

The Shoebox Project for Shelters is a 501(c)(3) public charity that collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in communities across the US and Canada and the UK. Each thoughtfully created and decorated Shoebox is filled with items that can help enhance self-esteem and reduce feelings of isolation for women in crisis.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Homeless & Housing
Women
Board Development, Homeless & Housing, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax Law
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Board members commit to a three-year term, with approximately to 10-15 hours of work per month. They attend quarterly Board meetings and committee meetings, and work in close collaboration with the Executive Director.
  • Specifically seeking those with expertise in non-profit law in the US.

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