Board Member Needed for Organization to Aid the Blind


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

The Afghanistan Blind Women and Children Foundatio40-10 12th Street, Apt. 1CLong Island City, NY 11101

About

Board Member - The ABWC Foundation is seeking DEDICATED board members to improve the quality of life for blind women and children in Afghanistan. The ABWC has a partnership with the Kabul High School for the Blind. As a board member, you will have the opportunity to have a major impact on the medical and educational welfare of children and women in desperate need.

Our website is www.abwcfoundation.org. Please contact us through Volunteer Match.

Volunteers:

Individuals who are willing to become Board of Directors need to submit the following documentation:

  • Current resume, your email address, mailing address and phone number
  • One page of professional biography in an essay format that will include your educational background, current position, your past work experience and your volunteer work in other organizations
  • 2 reference letters from individuals that are not family members, along with their email addresses, mailing addresses and phone numbers
  • We ask for a 6 month commitment as a minimum. Your responsibility as a board member will be to help us extend our contact network, fundraise, and make major decisions.
  • The primary work of the Board of Director is to make decision on behalf of the foundation and work as a team to make sure that decisions made by the board are executed legally
  • You will be required to participate in Board meetings every 3 months, if an individual misses 3 board meetings without giving prior notice they will be removed from the board.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 25
  • 6 month minimum
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