Board of Directors (Board Member)

Published

06/21/2018

Start Date

08/01/2018

End Date

07/31/2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

370 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn
NY
11208
United States

Description

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, Bronx and Manhattan, 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

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

info@tlnyc.org

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


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