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Board of Directors' Officer - Treasurer Role

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ORGANIZATION: McClendon Center

Who We Are: McClendon Center is a District of Columbia nonprofit corporation recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Since 1980, we have provided critical programs and services to DC’s most vulnerable residents - those diagnosed with severe mental illness - empowering them to live more independently and improve their quality of life. We have been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations since 1999, and are consistently rated as among the highest-performing agencies by the DC Department of Behavioral Health’s Provider Scorecard.

Mission: To support and empower people on the journey to becoming their best selves.

Vision For Our Community: We envision a DC community that is educated about mental health and compassionate towards people recovering from mental illness. We envision a DC community that advocates and shows compassion for the behavioral health and overall well-being of people who exist in societal blind spots.

Vision For Our Clients: Our vision is for DC residents recovering from mental illness to become their best selves. Our vision is for DC residents recovering from mental illness to feel emotionally, socially and economically secure.

Who We Serve: Each year, we serve more than 4,500 DC adults diagnosed with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar and depressive disorders, PTSD, and anxiety. One-third of our clients are homeless or living in shelters. 91% of our clients are African-American.

What We Do: Our Core Services Agency provides clients with behavioral and health assessments, psychiatric treatment, counseling, medication management, community support, case management assistance, housing services, and post-hospitalization support. Our Day Program offers group therapy, designed to develop clients’ self-esteem and self-awareness, and increase their community living skills, through expressive arts therapy, substance abuse recovery groups, and clinical skills building. Counseling at Dupont offers quality, affordable individual, couples, and group psychotherapy services.

Overview of Director Duties and Responsibilities:

* Exercise fiduciary duties of loyalty and care.

* Attend quarterly Board meetings (February, May, August, November).

* Serve on at least one Board committee (Finance, Governance, Personnel, Development, Compliance and Quality), and attend quarterly Board committee meetings.

* Make a personal charitable contribution of at least $600/year.

* Attend and promote McClendon Center fundraising and community events (e.g., Art of Transformation, Dialogue & Conversation series, film screenings) by purchasing tickets, assisting with outreach to secure sponsorships and donations, and encouraging others to attend.

* Serve as an ambassador for the organization by: promoting its mission; informing your networks about opportunities to support the mission through donating, fundraising, or volunteering; recruiting prospective Board members; and staying informed about the organization’s activities.

To Learn More About McClendon Center:

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About McClendon Center



Mission Statement

To support and empower people on the journey to becoming their best selves.


Founded in 1980, McClendon Center’s mission is to prepare people recovering from serious mental illness to improve their quality of life. A 5- star DC community-based mental health provider, we provide our clients with the skills to live as independently as possible; maintain their physical, as well as mental, well-being; obtain safe and affordable housing; secure employment; manage their finances; and encourage, improve, and increase their social interactions. For more information, please visit our website


Board Development
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Board Development, Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing


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1313 New York Ave NWWashington, DC 20005



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  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Quarterly meetings and committee meetings

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