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Member of the Board of Words Beats & Life

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Words Beats & Life (WBL)
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Washington, DC

Words Beats & Life (WBL)


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
February 1, 2021
12:00am EST
February 2, 2022
11:59pm EST
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Member of the Board of Words Beats & Life

REPORTS TO: Executive Board

PURPOSE: The Board of Directors of

Join the leadership of Words Beats & Life. The Board of Directors in the governing body of the organization and works with the staff to set priorities for each fiscal year, approves the annual budget and helps meet our fundraising goals for the year. The Board acts on behalf of the public to insure that members of the staff are not abusing or misusing our status as a tax-exempt business.


PRINICPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

General Board Member

1. Attends quarterly board meetings of the whole and participates in at least one committee.

2. Agree to be a host committee member for the annual gala The Fresh Ball.

3. Read committee and board meeting minutes. Vote virtually between meetings when nessisary.

5. Agree to host one board member social per year (virtual or in person post covid).

6. Make a personal contribution of $300 and work to raise $2,700 for a total of $3,000 annually or an amount that is meaningful for you.

7. Agree to participate in a 3-6 month long onboarding process.


QUALIFICATIONS:

You agree that you will:

Promote the mission of WBL in my personal and professional life

Represent WBL to my friends and the public at large

Commit at least one year to the Board of Directors

If you return for a second year, actively recruit potential board members

Attend at least 75% of board meetings

Agree to participate in trainings that will make me a more effective board member once you join

Accept moral, legal and financial responsibility for WBL Inc.

Reply to all e-mails that require a response, and all phone calls that need a response within 48 hours

REPORTS TO: Executive Board

PURPOSE: The Board of Directors of

Join the leadership of Words Beats & Life. The Board of Directors in the governing body of the organization and works with the staff to set priorities for each fiscal year…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

WBL Headquarters

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to mazi@wblinc.org with the subject "Board of Directors".

You resume will then be forwarded on to the Nominating and Nurturing Committee and you will hear from someone within 30 days of the receipt of your resume and cover letter.

Send your resume and cover letter to mazi@wblinc.org with the subject "Board of Directors".

You resume will then be forwarded on to the Nominating and Nurturing Committee and you will…

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