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Seeking new members for the DYS Board of Directors

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ORGANIZATION: DANBURY YOUTH SERVICES INC

  • 15 people are interested
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Board Volunteer Position:

DANBURY YOUTH SERVICES is looking for additional members for the Board of Directors. Members of the DYS Board of Directors are responsible for ensuring the agency upholds its mission, protects its resources, and functions in the best interest of the community. Members are expected to actively participate in organizational planning and decision-making by making sound and informed judgements and committing the time necessary to effectively contribut to and support board functions and activities. All members provide input, oversight and collaborative thinking.

The Board Meetings are held via Zoom at 5pm on the fourth Monday of each month, ten months out of the year. Board members are also expected to work on a committee and serve as an ambassador of DYS byt actively going out in the community and promoting our mission, programs, events and fundraising opportunities.

Please contact executivedirector@danburyyouthservices.org or call 203-748-2936 for more information about joining the DYS Board of Directors. You can also visit our website at http://www.danburyyouthservices.org/.

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About DANBURY YOUTH SERVICES INC

Location:

91 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower youth and families to build positive and fulfilling lives.

Description

Founded in 1969, Danbury Youth Services, Inc. (DYS) is a private, non-profit agency designated as the Youth Services Bureau for the City of Danbury and a licensed psychiatric clinic through the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. Our mission is to strengthen youth and families by fostering hope and teaching skills necessary to lead positive and productive lives. DYS accomplishes this mission by offering programs in the following areas: Youth & Family Counseling, Youth Employment, Restorative Justice, and Youth Development. The focus is person-centered prevention/intervention, fostering healthy relationships with youth and families, and building connections in the community. DYS turns no one away for the inability to pay.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community
Board Development, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

91 West StreetDanbury, CT 06810

(41.39248,-73.45911)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Business Development
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • The full Board meets one hour per month. Committees meet more frequently.

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