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Board Director

Posted by
Our Rising Starrs
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Salem, NJ
New
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Published 3 months ago

ORS is seeking dedicated individuals to help fulfill our mission and grow our organization. 

 

Position Title:  Member of the Board of Directors (Volunteer)

Length of Term:  Three years 

Reports To:  Chairman, Board of Directors

Must be 18 years of age or older 


Position Description:

The Board of Directors will support the work of ORS and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance to the organization. While day-to-day operations are led by the organization's Executive Director (ED) and implemented by staff, the Board - ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization.  To that end it:

  1. Determines policies how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates the overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission
  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, and operations
  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments
  • Participate in fund raising activities and special events
  • Strictly adhere to conflict-of-interest policies
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies

Time Demands (approximate 4-6 hours per week):

  • Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings (bi-monthly board meetings, approximately an hour in length)
  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work (1-3 hours per month as determined by the committee)
  • Attend special events such as fundraisers and groundbreaking ceremonies  

Financial and Resource Development Expectations:

  • Sell tickets to fundraising events
  • Recruit sponsors, as needed
  • Identify and cultivate potential donors

ORS is seeking dedicated individuals to help fulfill our mission and grow our organization. 

 

Position Title:  Member of the Board of Directors (Volunteer)

Length of Term:  Three years 

Reports To:  Chairman, Board of Directors

Must be 18 years of age…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Salem, NJ, USA

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