Volunteer Opportunity

Member of the Board of Directors

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PROTECHOS INC. | San Juan, Puerto Rico
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PROTECHOS INC.


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Start Date

June 10, 2019

End Date

June 9, 2021

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Mission

Established in December of 2017 following Hurricane Maria, PROTECHOS is a capacity building organization that provides vocational training in roof construction to disadvantaged communities in Puerto Rico through a “learn and earn” program that pays trainees as they help to replace blue tarps in those communities with resilient roofs. We are a Puerto Rico tax-exempt nonprofit corporation under PR 1101.01.

For more information, please visit the PROTECHOS website at www.protechos.org

Position

The Board Member will support the work of the current Board of Directors and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Specific Board Member responsibilities will be determined based on applicant’s expertise.

Responsibilities

·        Reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and any applicable committee meetings

·        Participating in approving the PROTECHOS annual budget and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities

·        Identifying and recruiting other Board Members

·        Working with the Board to ensure that board resolutions are carried out

·        Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments as needed

·        Representing PROTECHOS to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization

Fundraising

Board Members will agree to an annual “Give or Get” of $1000.00 USD and will make PROTECHOS their philanthropic priority.

Board terms/participation

PROTECHOS Board Members will serve a two-year term but are eligible for re-election. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about PROTECHOS’s mission and has a vested interest in helping to strengthen Puerto Rico. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

·        Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector

·        A commitment to and understanding of PROTECHOS’s beneficiaries

·        Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus

·        Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of PROTECHOS’s beneficiaries


Service on PROTECHOS’s Board of Directors is without remuneration.

Mission

Established in December of 2017 following Hurricane Maria, PROTECHOS is a capacity building organization that provides vocational training in roof construction to disadvantaged communities in Puerto Rico through a “learn and…

Details at a glance

  • Fee Required
  • Remote Possible

How To Apply

TO BE CONSIDERED - COPY TEXT BELOW AND ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. PLEASE RESPOND VIA EMAIL TO info@protechos.org

Statement of Purpose: Please submit a brief statement elaborating your reason for running for the Board of Directors.

Institutional Support: Do you have institutional support (time allowed to perform responsibilities) from your current employer? (Yes or No.)

Leadership Training: List all your leadership training starting with the most recent one. Please include a brief description of each (type, focus, dates of service).

Leadership Experience: List your past or current roles and responsibilities relevant to the position, starting with the most recent.

Key Qualities and Strengths: Describe the qualities and strengths (knowledge and skills) that you would bring to the Board of Directors.

Competency Statement: Describe how you have demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to serve on the Board of Directors.

Biographical Statement: Please submit a short professional biography.

Statement of Understanding: Describe your understanding of the Board of Directors' role.

References: Please list contact information for one personal and one or two professional references. Please make sure to notify your designated references in advance.

When you have completed your form, you should receive an email acknowledging your application. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Roisman at emily@protechos.org

TO BE CONSIDERED - COPY TEXT BELOW AND ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. PLEASE RESPOND VIA EMAIL TO info@protechos.org

Statement of Purpose: Please submit a brief statement elaborating your…

Location

San Juan, PR
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