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Arthritis Foundation of Delaware - Board Members Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Arthritis Foundation - Delaware

  • 7 people are interested

Leadership Board Overview

The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis related diseases. The mission is delivered through public health programs and services, advocacy efforts and investing in arthritis research. Members of the Leadership Board are pivotal in helping local adults and children with arthritis. Members of the Leadership Board are responsible for working collaboratively with staff to provide guidance and leadership on strategic direction of fundraising strategies and mission delivery.

Local Leadership Board members support the Foundation’s mission and fundraising activities by opening doors to influence individuals, organizations, and community partners to support the organization and build awareness among the arthritis community.

  • Serve as an advocate of the Arthritis Foundation’s mission, policies and programs.
  • Represent the Arthritis Foundation at official functions in the community and through social media.
  • Actively participate on the planning committee and attend at least one special event annually.
  • All Local Leadership Board members will consider the Arthritis Foundation a philanthropic priority by making and helping to solicit gifts that reflect that priority. So that we can credibly solicit contributions from major gift donors, corporate partners, and foundations, the Arthritis Foundation expects to have 100% of Local Leadership Board members make a personal annual contribution commensurate with individual capacity. Annual give/get of $5,000.
  • Ensure the Arthritis Foundation fulfills its commitment to diverse volunteer leadership that reflects the communities served. Help recruit nominees to the board who can significantly impact the Arthritis Foundation’s mission delivery and fundraising efforts.
  • Actively participate in a minimum of 4 out of 5 scheduled board meetings annually.


  • Relevant professional experience and accomplishments in career and/or extensive personal experience and accomplishments within arthritis community
  • Experience working in a volunteer leadership capacity and volunteering in the community
  • Commitment to and understanding of the mission and vision of the Arthritis Foundation
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and passion for improving the lives of people with arthritis
  • Natural affinity for cultivating relationships, working with diverse individuals, and influencing others
  • At least 2 years in a professional employment setting

Recommended Term: Three-year term, renewable for one additional term

Location: While most meetings happen virtually, Board members should live in the Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey or Delaware area in order to attend in-person meetings and events.

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About Arthritis Foundation - Delaware


Remote Office, Wilmington, DE 19801, US

Mission Statement

The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America's #1 cause of disability while championing the fight to conquer arthritis with life-changing science, resources, advocacy and community connections.


What We Do: Conquer Arthritis

By advancing research, advocacy and disease management support, the Arthritis Foundation helps you navigate the many challenges arthritis brings. You can easily make powerful connections that lead to real, meaningful change.


Board Development
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Board Development, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities


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  • Professional Development
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building




  • Actively participate in a minimum of 4 out of 5 scheduled board meetings annually.

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