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Board of Directors, Secretary

Posted by
Lunar Doula Collective
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Ann Arbor, MI
New
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Published 3 months ago

Mission Statement: 

The Lunar Doula Collective seeks to provide emotional, physical, and informational support free of charge to those undergoing miscarriage, stillbirth, or pregnancy termination in Southeast Michigan. LDC strives to honor the reproductive justice framework by creating a nonjudgmental space in which sexual and reproductive health equity is essential for all human beings regardless of sexual, racial, and gender identities. 


Position Details:

Job Description:

LDC is seeking a board member to serve as Secretary to help this young nonprofit organization further its mission of providing compassionate support to those experiencing pregnancy loss and termination procedures throughout southeast Michigan. In addition to carrying out general responsibilities of a Board Member, the responsibilities of the Secretary includes: 

  • Maintaining records of the board and ensuring effective management of organization’s records, including ensuring that all minutes are available upon request
  • Managing minutes of board meetings, executive sessions, and special meetings
  • Ensuring distribution of meeting minutes to other board members for review
  • Manage LDC’s calendar, specifically documenting key deadlines and keeping board members apprised of deadlines to ensure they are met
  • Performing other public relations and communication services for the benefit of LDC and its programs


Expectations:

  • Maintaining Board Records
  • Board Attendance and Sharing of Expertise
  • Fundraising
  • Advocacy and Networking
  • Showcasing LDC in the Community
  • Donor Cultivation Events
  • Building Support
  • Building the Board 
  • Recruiting and Hiring a new Executive Director 


Length of Term: 

The Board Secretary will serve for a two-year term from the effective date 


Time Commitment Requirement:

LDC’s current status as a newly-formed organization requires a working board committed to helping grow the organization. As such, board members will be asked to commit 10-15 hours monthly to their board duties, including monthly board meetings with an average of 2 hours per meeting, and will be available for calls with the Executive Director for a minimum of 1 hour per month. 


Qualifications: 

LDC Board Members must demonstrate passion for and commitment to LDC’s goals of promoting the Reproductive Justice Framework. Due to LDC’s work to support communities throughout southeast Michigan, a candidate with connections to Michigan is ideal. A candidate with experience in business administration, government, philanthropy, and/or nonprofit organization and development is preferred. The ideal Board Secretary Candidate will have the following qualifications: 

  • Professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
  • Experience providing administrative and organizational support to executive level members 
  • Exceptional record-keeping and communication skills, both written and verbal, with a strong ability to coordinate communications between diverse community partners, stakeholders, and potential donors 
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information 
  • A passion for advocating for bodily autonomy and birthing rights of all individuals, with knowledge of social and emotional needs of those experiencing pregnancy loss, including an understanding of and commitment to addressing barriers and health disparities that exist for those seeking reproductive health resources
  • Able to promote LDC programs through developing strong and sustainable partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, raising public and private funds as needed


Mission Statement: 

The Lunar Doula Collective seeks to provide emotional, physical, and informational support free of charge to those undergoing miscarriage, stillbirth, or pregnancy termination in Southeast Michigan. LDC strives to…

Details at a Glance

  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and commitment to LDC’s mission to lunardoulacollective@gmail.com

Feel free to contact us with any questions at lunardoulacollective@gmail.com


Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and commitment to LDC’s mission to lunardoulacollective@gmail.com

Feel free to…

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