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Foster Care Non-Profit Board of Directors - Director of Programs

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Atlanta Angels
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Alpharetta, GA
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Published 21 days ago
Foster Care Non-Profit Board of Directors - Director of Programs

Atlanta ​Angels’ mission is to walk alongside children, youth, and families in the foster care community by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship. Board members are passionately committed to making a difference in our community by investing and sharing the responsibility to care for our children in the foster care community. 

Board members also have a unique opportunity to take further action by connecting with other dedicated donors, volunteers and creating a community of giving. Additionally, board members will invest time, professional expertise, talent and engage their personal sphere of influence. 

BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop strategic and organizational plans
  • Oversee financial management of donor funds 
  • Monitor program goals and outcomes 
  • Enhance public awareness of mission and programs
  • Evaluate performance of Executive Director
  • Assess boards performance as a governing body 

BOARD MEMBER EXPECTATIONS

  • Must be passionate about our mission and programs
  • Must know organizational policies and needs
  • Must be willing to invest time and professional expertise to grow organization

Time Commitment

  • Attend monthly board meetings (75% attendance required)
  • Attend annual strategic plan and mid-year strategic plan review (100% attendance required)
  • Attend all signature events and actively engage attendees 
  • Commit to one year of service as a board member
  • Participate, or act as board liaison, for at least one committee

Engagement Commitment 

  • Prepare for and actively participate in monthly board meetings
  • Read and understand organization’s monthly financial statements
  • Read and promptly respond to organization emails and slack messages
  • Track and record volunteer hours on a regular basis

Fundraising Commitment 

  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation 
  • Leverage connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising goals 
  • Participate in peer to peer fundraising campaigns 

Program Involvement 

  • Participate in a Love Box group or serve as a Dare to Dream mentor
  • Participate in Angel Alliance and financially support one (or more) child in programs

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as liaison between staff and Board of Directors to share program reports, including monthly statistics, staffing projections and recruitment/resource needs  
  • Plan seasonal Love Boxes, including spring and back to school, to serve children, youth and families on waitlist
  • Coordinate supplies drives in conjunction with with seasonal Love Boxes
  • Lead holiday programming, including seasonal Love Boxes and wishlists, for all children, youth and families enrolled in programs and on waitlist. 
  • Create special initiatives and events to serve families enrolled programs, as needed
  • Oversee volunteer committee to plan and support special seasonal initiatives 
  • Develop partnerships with local government and nonprofit foster organizations

BOARD MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Make a real difference in the lives of children, youth and families in foster care
  • Partner with a quality organization and dedicated board ensuring that your gifts, voice, and time are efficiently invested locally
  • Gain recognition as a community leader who wants to make a real impact in our region
  • Grow personally and professionally through a variety of available volunteer and leadership opportunities 
  • Meet other philanthropic and community-minded individuals.  


Atlanta ​Angels’ mission is to walk alongside children, youth, and families in the foster care community by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship. Board members are passionately…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Atlanta Angels Office

Alpharetta, GA, USA
Directions

Our Board meets once a month via Zoom, we have occasional in person events, and hold Strategy Sessions twice a year at our office in Alpharetta. Board members need to reside within the metro Atlanta area.

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