Senior Center seeks board members


(47.981636,-122.20324)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1918 Everett AveEverett, WA 98201


About

The senior center in Snohomish is looking for people who can help with the following areas of responsibility;

Please note;BOD= Board of Directors


Duties and Responsibilities-
Board members are responsible for ensuring effective and fiscally sound programs and operations. They do this by following the adopted by-laws, representing the needs of the general membership and providing leadership, advice and direction to the staff and volunteers of the organization.


Volunteer (Board Member) will:
Follow the Board Code of Ethics
Prepare for each meeting of the BOD by reading material distributed prior to the meeting
Attends regular and special Board meetings and participates in proceedings
Attends many general membership meetings
Represents the needs and interests of all members of the organization
Recognizes that only the Board as a whole has authority by respecting majority decisions,does not take unilateral action.
Serves as an advocate of and demonstrates loyalty to the organization and its members
Displays knowledge of current programs and staff of the organization, remains accessible to staff and other Board members
Solicits financial support of others for the organization
Serves as an active, participating member of at least one committee
Takes initiative and provides leadership, fulfills commitments within established deadlines
Avoids any perception of conflict of interest
Demonstrates the desire and ability to work as part of a team, acknowledges differing points of view, works to resolve issues with care and respect
Shares resources and talents with the organizations, including personal expertise, contact and information learned through networking and or training opportunities.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • <p>Some prior experience in a Board role would be great, but not a deal breaker. What is really needed is a willingness to make a commitment to this volunteer opportunity. Board projects may take anywhere from 6 months to 3 years to complete.</p><p><strong><em>This opportunity posted by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, helping persons over the age of 55 find meaningful and rewarding volunteer experiences.</em></strong></p>
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