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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Village Community Services

Board members provide guidance, oversight, and advocacy in support of VCS's employment, residential, and music programs for people who have developmental disabilities and/or other significant life challenges. People of all abilities and diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications, Education, Experience: Ability to read and write, take direction, and a desire to work in the non-profit sector and specifically on behalf of people with diverse abilities. Expertise in a specific field relevant to the management of VCS a plus. (e.g. law, business, financial management, community relations, fundraising, special education, health care, social work, cultural diversity, human resources, etc.). Valid Washington State driver’s license, auto insurance if may drive on behalf of VCS. Approved background check required.

Job Skills: Ability to problem solve and critically think. Able to work with a diverse population. Ability to mindfully engage in dialogue regarding VCS’ programs and services. Willingness to operate within and adhere to VCS policies and procedures. Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to work in a team.

Description of Essential Functions:

* Prepare for monthly board meetings

* Attend monthly board meetings every last Tuesday of the month at

5:30 pm

* Participate in the agency's annual Village Gala fundraiser

* Serve as an advocate and ambassador for VCS’s programs and clients

* Board members are encouraged to volunteer additional time for board committees, agency events, and/or other volunteer activities they find interesting

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Employment, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Arlington, WA 98223

(48.1799,-122.116)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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