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Seeking new members for LEO's Board of Directors

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Life Enrichment Options (LEO) is a community based non-profit organization in Issaquah that advocates for and works to support individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve their goals through supportive housing, recreation, employment opportunities, and community education.

LEO was formed in 1988 by parents to find innovative solutions for people with developmental disabilities as they were facing long waiting lists for services from governmental agencies. As the number of those with disabilities needing these services increases, we will continue to be proactive in these areas which are vital to a quality of life for people with developmental disabilities.


The Board’s purpose is to oversee the organization and to monitor actions by the Program Director, who is hired by the Board to implement and conduct business for LEO. Specifically, we are in need of board members who would like to support our efforts with fund development, events, communications, housing, or the Challenge Series Races.

  • Appointment, support and monitoring of executive staff
  • Clarify the mission of the organization
  • Approve long term plans
  • Oversee operations
  • Ensure financial stability
  • Assess board performance
  • Oversees the administration and monitoring of grants
  • Attend monthly meeting (currently held virtually on the third Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30pm)

Fiduciary Responsibilities:

  • Review/Audit of financial records annually by an Independent Accountant
  • Create a budget, approval and ongoing monitoring
  • Review of financial statements on a regular basis (monthly, quarterly)
  • Create of a system which is conducive to sound day-to day financial management of the
  • organization, including good internal controls.
  • Oversee that all requirements of grant programs are met and completed.

Board Committees

The Board committees were originally established to create vitality in the pursuit of the Four Cornerstones which define the reasons for LEO’s existence: Housing, Employment, Recreation, and Education. The Board has directed the establishment of standing committees. Each board member must participate in at least one committee:

Challenge Series Races

Finance

Fund Development

Outreach

Housing

Governance

Life Enrichment Options (LEO) is a community based non-profit organization in Issaquah that advocates for and works to support individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve their goals through supportive housing, recreation…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Issaquah, WA
Associated Location
Issaquah, WA, USA

How to Apply

Please introduce yourself to our Program Director, Grace Robinson at info@lifeenrichmentoptions.org with a few sentences about your interest in helping individuals with developmental disabilities and your qualifications. Feel free to like to a LinkedIn profile if you would like.

Please introduce yourself to our Program Director, Grace Robinson at info@lifeenrichmentoptions.org with a few sentences about your interest in helping individuals with…

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