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Rainbow Labs - Board Position

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Rainbow Labs

Position Title: Member of the Board of Directors

Length of Term: Two years (three term limit)

Reports To: Entire Board of Directors

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission
  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, and operations
  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • Actively serve on at least one committee to take on special assignments
  • Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings
  • Make an annual contribution of $2,500 to the organization commensurate with ability
  • Participate in fund raising activities and special events
  • Strictly adhere to conflict of interest policies
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies

Time Demands (approximate):

  • Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings (4 yearly meetings, approximately 2 hours in length, can be by phone)
  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work (1-3 hours per month as determined by the committee)
  • Attend special events such as fundraisers and program events (2 events per year)
  • Attend new board member orientation (approx. 1-2 hours)
  • Meet with potential donors/funders to make a case for funding the organization, answer questions, etc. (approx. 4 hours annually)

Financial and Resource Development Expectations:

  • Make an annual gift of $2,500 to the organization (in order to achieve 100% board giving)
  • Sell tickets to fundraising events
  • Recruit sponsors, as needed
  • Identify and cultivate potential donors

Benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities through networking and workshops
  • Opportunity to serve on a small board to learn more about board service with a nonprofit
  • Invites to Rainbow Labs hosted and invited events


All are welcome to apply. We're looking for both LGBTQ+ folks and LGBTQ advocates.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

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

Children & Youth
LGBTQ+
Children & Youth, LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1037 North Gardner StreetWest Hollywood, CA 90046

(34.08981,-118.35353)
 

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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