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ORGANIZATION: GLOBAL LEGACY NETWORK

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Job Title: Volunteer Board Member

About Global Legacy Network (GLN), Inc.:

Global Legacy Network (GLN), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing academic, health, social, and supportive services to youth and young adults in under-served communities within the Triangle area in North Carolina, Africa, and the Caribbean. Our mission is to empower program participants to achieve their highest potential by equipping them with the resources necessary to become more confident, independent, and self-sufficient.

Job Description:

The role of a Volunteer Board Member at Global Legacy Network, Inc is pivotal in guiding the strategic direction, governance, and sustainability of the organization. Board members play a critical role in overseeing the organization's mission, financial health, and overall impact on the communities we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning: Participate in strategic planning sessions to help set organizational goals and priorities aligned with the mission and vision of Global Legacy Network, Inc.
  • Governance: Provide oversight and governance by reviewing and approving organizational policies, budgets, and major decisions.
  • Financial Management: Review financial reports, budgets, and audits to ensure fiscal responsibility and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Fundraising and Development: Actively participate in fundraising efforts by leveraging personal networks, making financial contributions, and assisting with donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Advocacy and Outreach: Serve as ambassadors for Global Legacy Network, Inc within the community, advocating for the organization's mission and programs, and expanding our network of supporters and partners.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and challenges facing the organization and collaborate with staff and fellow board members to develop mitigation strategies.
  • Evaluation and Impact Assessment: Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and initiatives in achieving desired outcomes and making data-driven decisions to improve performance.
  • Committee Participation: Serve on board committees (e.g., finance, fundraising, governance) as needed to address specific areas of focus and expertise.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Global Legacy Network, Inc, with a passion for empowering youth and connecting them to needed resources.
  • Previous experience serving on a non-profit board or equivalent leadership experience in organizational governance.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with diverse stakeholders.
  • Financial acumen and understanding of non-profit financial management, including budgeting, fundraising, and financial reporting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to represent the organization effectively in public forums and engage with donors and partners.
  • Ability to commit time and energy to monthly board meetings, committee work, and other organizational activities, including attending regular board meetings (in person or virtually) and participating in special events and initiatives.
  • Experience or expertise in areas such as education, health, community development, financial literacy, violence prevention or social services is desirable but not required.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of youth and young adults in under-served communities in NC and abroad.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow board members, community leaders, and stakeholders.
  • Professional development and leadership training in non-profit governance and management.
  • Personal satisfaction of contributing to the success and sustainability of a dynamic and growing organization dedicated to youth empowerment.

Application Instructions:

To apply for the volunteer position of Board Member at Global Legacy Network, please submit a resume and a brief statement of interest outlining your qualifications, relevant experience, and motivation for joining our board to thegloballegacynetwork@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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About GLOBAL LEGACY NETWORK

Location:

5515 LAKE ELTON RD, DURHAM, NC 27713, US

Mission Statement

Global Legacy Network (GLN) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization created with the purpose of providing academic, health, social, and supportive services to youth and young adults in under-served communities. The services provided through GLN will address educational, financial, health and societal factors that impact the productivity and personal empowerment of participants in our programs.

Description

The vision of Global Legacy Network is to empower youth and young adults to achieve their highest potential. The services provided through GLN address educational, financial, health and societal factors that impact the productivity and personal empowerment of participants in our programs. Global Legacy Network positively impacts and empowers participants through various programs surrounding advocacy, education, financial literacy, and health. The ultimate goal is to empower participants so that they are equipped to advocate for themselves as well as be able to seek out and utilize resources needed to create solutions that will enhance their lives as well as their communities.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Board Development, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-4hrs per month

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