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Board of Directors (Board Member)

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Tomorrow's Leaders NYC | Brooklyn, NY
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Tomorrow's Leaders NYC


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Start Date

September 2, 2019

End Date

August 31, 2020

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


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 two 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 one-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for an additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly 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


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

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

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

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

Location

370 Fountain Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208

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