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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia


Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia (RPSV) offers a broad range of peer support and related services to individuals coping with mental health, especially Peers in Recovery. We offer community referrals, peer support groups, one-on-one peer support, employment assistance, computer lab, Wi-Fi, landline phone access, recreational therapy, socialization, and more, at five RPSV centers across Fairfax County. We support ~9,000 adults across Northern Virginia annually.

All interested parties are encouraged to inquire regarding volunteer membership on our Board of Directors.


RPSV’s mission, our focus in the health & human services arena, the demographics of our beneficiary population, and our firm commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, encourage us to seek out individuals with a strong commitment to the amelioration and treatment of mental health and substance issues, persons of color (especially women) and peers in recovery. For more information, please visit our website www.rpsva.org .


RPSV Board Member Expertise, Roles, and Responsibilities


Overall:


A Volunteer position, with a two-year term, and an average monthly commitment of 4-6 hours of service per month. Our bylaws require most of the Board membership to be Peers in Recovery; however, all interested parties are welcome to inquire.


Roles

· Board members support and further develop the mission, goals, and policies of the organization, help management assign priorities, and encourage us in the way we conduct ourselves.

· Members help guide management’s development of a long-range plan.

· Members help maintain RPSV’s integrity, independence, and ideals.

· Members supports and guide RPSV’s President in managing operations.

· Members exercise fiduciary responsibility and retain broad oversight over the President and the management team, especially with respect to budgets, operating and financial results, audits for compliance with internal policies and external requirements, and performance against goals.


Responsibilities:

· Be committed to the mission, goals, and policies of the organization.

· Perform the functions and work of the board to the best of one’s ability.

· Recommend others who could serve on the board or be of value to the organization in other capacities.

· Avoid any conflicts of interest and situations that would compromise the principles of the organization or lead to the perception of compromise.

· Be knowledgeable about the organization, the services it provides, and the community in which it operates.



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

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Annandale, VA 22003

(38.83274,-77.20602)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Diversity
  • Accounting
  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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