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ORGANIZATION: NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COLLABORATIVE

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Who We Are

We are a national collaborative of survivors, advocates and other professionals with a BOLD vision to nurture healthier individuals, families, and communities by doing advocacy differently.

Our Mission

To raise the national standard of advocacy and radically reduce the number of people impacted by domestic violence. We do this through researching, collaborating, developing, and implementing world-class projects and programs.

Our Core Values
  • Be Courageous - Courage is the strength to pursue things even when it may be unpopular.
  • Be Curious - Curiosity is the desire to learn and grow beyond what we already know, even when it may be uncomfortable.
  • Be Collaborative - Collaboration is working together with diverse perspectives towards a common goal.
  • Be Communicative - Communication is the vehicle that builds the bridges which allow us to thrive in all we do.
  • Be Compassionate - Compassion is a concern and understanding for ourselves, others, and the greater whole.
  • Be Credible - Credibility is knowing, showing, and being.


Fiduciary Responsibilities:


  1. Duty of Care - The duty of care is the duty to serve in a manner that is in line with reasonable skill and care.

  1. Duty of Loyalty - The duty of loyalty is the duty to act in good faith and put the interests of the organization before any personal interests or those of another person or organization.

  1. Duty of Obedience - The duty of obedience is the duty to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that furthers its stated purpose and is always operating in compliance with all statutes and regulations.

Board Member Role Description

The Board Member's responsibilities include advising on strategic plans, participating in evaluations, and monitoring its financial affairs. You should also prepare for board meetings, attend them regularly, and actively participate in them as well as any committee’s you’ve joined.


You should have significant professional leadership experience and strong diplomatic skills. An outstanding Board Member will be passionately committed to the organization's vision, mission, core values, and major goals.

Board Member Responsibilities:
  • Knowing the organization's vision, mission, core values, major goals, programs, policies, and needs.
  • Operating as a lead ambassador for the organization.
  • Preparing for meetings by reviewing the agenda and supporting documentation ahead of time.
  • Regularly attending board meetings and participating actively and conscientiously.
  • Keeping up with issues and trends that affect the organization and/or it’s CAUSE.
  • Participating in the evaluation of business operations and executives.
  • Approving audit reports, budgets and business decisions.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and strategic plans.
  • Understanding the organization's financial affairs and ensuring fiduciary responsibilities are met.
  • Maintaining confidentiality on all internal organizational affairs.
  • Avoiding any conflicts of interest.

Requirements:
  • Strong leadership qualities and character.
  • Previous board experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the organization and its CAUSE.
  • Sufficient time availability for board duties.
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills.

Board Member Time Commitment:

  • Our Board Members are expected to commit to invest 10-15 hours per month into the oversight, development, and pursuit of organizational/board/committee goals.
  • Our Board of Directors meet once per month on the first Thursday of every month from 6pm-7:30pm Central Time

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About NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COLLABORATIVE

Location:

PO BOX 314, KILLEEN, TX 76540, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to raise the national standard of advocacy and radically reduce the number of people impacted by domestic violence. We do this through researching, collaborating, developing, and implementing world-class projects and programs.

Description

We are a national collaborative of advocates with a BOLD vision to nurture healthier individuals, families, and communities by advocating differently.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Justice & Legal
Women
Board Development, Justice & Legal, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 Hours Per Month
  • Passion for advocating against domestic violence.

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