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Stillborn And Infant Loss Support (SAILS) Inc., non-profit is in the process of recruiting new members of our Board of Directors to lead our efforts. We are in need of resourceful, energetic individuals who are excited about our mission to provide survivors of stillbirth and infant loss with support, while raising awareness.


1 in 4 women will experience a pregnancy or infant loss. Unless we talk about stillbirth, we will never break the taboo or help families who have experienced it know that they are not alone. The founder of the organization is a survivor herself. SAILS was founded in honor of her daughter, Ivyanna Salene, born sleeping on November 13, 2003. We have secured non-profit status, incorporated in the state of Maryland and are working towards obtaining federal tax exemption, 501c3 status.


We are currently seeking for a Board Secretary whose responsibilities will include but not limited to taking minutes of meetings, custodian of records of the organization, communication, managing the general correspondence of the Board of Directors, participates in Board meetings as a voting member and as a signing officer may be designated by the Board of Directors as one of the signing officers for certain documents.


~Terms - One 2 year term with option to be renewed

~Meetings - attend and participate in monthly board meetings in a central location, for the first year and bi- monthly meetings thereafter. Meetings will last approximately 2 hours in length. (80% minimum required)

~Meetings - attend and participate in a initial Board Retreat to create our first 3 year strategic Plan and annual Board Retreats thereafter.

~Support - make an individual financial contribution annually to the organization

~Provide leadership, wisdom, and creativity for the formulation of policy, progress, and practices that contribute to our mission.

~Help with recruitment of potential candidates for our board.

~Support several fundraising activities by attending the events and promoting the event’s sponsorship opportunities to your community friends and colleagues.

~Be a champion and inform others about the organization.

~Serve on committees and also take on special assignments.


Interested persons should send a resume or bio, and a short cover letter outlining why you would like to serve on the SAILS, Inc. Board, what special skills, talents, or resources you bring to the Board and what you hope to accomplish.


As an equal opportunity employer, SAILS believes that equal opportunity for all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, SAILS' employment decisions and practices will not be influenced or affected by race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital status, veteran status, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Stillborn And Infant Loss Support (SAILS) Inc., non-profit is in the process of recruiting new members of our Board of Directors to lead our efforts. We are in need of resourceful, energetic individuals who are excited about our mission to…

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  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Laurel, MD, United States

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Interested persons should send a resume or bio, and a short cover letter outlining why you would like to serve on the SAILS, Inc. Board, what special skills, talents, or resources you bring to the Board and what you hope to accomplish.

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