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Board Member

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Tomorrow's Leaders NYC
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 23 days ago
Board Member

Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC, Inc. (TLNYC) is a non-profit organization is to help over-age middle school and high school students overcome social, emotional, and academic challenges and become positive and productive leaders of their community. An over-age student is one who has to repeat a grade one or more times. Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC currently provides it's programs in the boroughs of Brooklyn, and Bronx, New York. We provide academic support, mentoring, family support, vocational trips/workshops, life skills classes, and community service projects for our students.


The Board will support the work of TLNYC and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. TLNYC’s founder/executive director leads day to day operations, the Board-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. TLNYC's Board Members must serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for an additional term. Board meetings will be held monthly and committee meetings will be held bi-monthly. Board Member responsibilities include:

  • Leadership, governance and oversight
  • Regularly attends board meetings and related meetings; reviewing meeting agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Involved in establishing annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director
  • Assisting the Executive Director and Board President in identifying and recruiting other Board Members
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
  • Serving on committees or task forces; taking on special assignments and completing them in a timely and thorough manner
  • Representing TLNYC to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
  • TLNYC expects to have 100 percent of Board Members make an annual contribution in accordance to the Board's annual bylaws (board annual give/get is $2,500 per year)


Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • A commitment to and understanding of TLNYC’s beneficiaries
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of TLNYC’s beneficiaries
  • Years of expertise in one of the following areas: education, public relations, marketing, entrepreneurship, law, and finance.


If interested, please send resume and cover letter (subject- Board member) to info@tlnyc.org

Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC, Inc. (TLNYC) is a non-profit organization is to help over-age middle school and high school students overcome social, emotional, and academic challenges and become positive and productive leaders of their community…

Details at a Glance

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

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
653 Schenck Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA

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Instructions:

If interested, please send resume and cover letter (subject- Board member) to info@tlnyc.org

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