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Volunteer Board Member

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Workplace Fairness
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Washington, DC
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Publicado há 3 meses
Volunteer Board Member

National nonprofit that advocates for workers' rights seeks board members!

Workplace Fairness is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide that promotes public policies that advance employee rights. The organization’s mission is to educate workers and their advocates about workplace rights and options for resolving workplace problems; it also encourages policymakers, members of the business community, and the public at large to view the fair treatment of workers as both good business practice and sound public policy. Workplace Fairness works toward these goals by: (1) making comprehensive information about workers’ rights—free of legal jargon—readily available to workers and to advocates and organizations that assist workers; (2) providing resources to support the work of legal services organizations, community-based organizations, law schools, and private attorneys that provide free legal information and services to low-income workers; and (3) Presenting the employee perspective in publications, policy debates, and public discussion.


Job Description

The Workplace Fairness Board of Directors comprises people from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission of educating employees about their rights and advocating for rights. Serving on the Workplace Fairness Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an person who is passionate about advocating for workers’ rights.

 

Board members are expected to be able to read and understand Workplace Fairness’s financial statements and to otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities. They are expected to attend at least four board meetings per year, to read board materials before the meetings, and to come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions. Board members are expected to serve on one or more committees of the board and to participate actively in committee work.

 

Board members are expected to play an active role in helping secure the financial resources necessary for Workplace Fairness to achieve its mission. They can do so by leveraging personal and professional relationships and connections to help identify and solicit potential funders, as well as by investing directly in Workplace Fairness’ work by making a personal contribution each year. Board members are expected to represent Workplace Fairness to their respective communities and to advocate for Workplace Fairness’ mission, programs, and services as appropriate.


Desired Skills and Expertise

We currently are recruiting for diverse leaders to join our board. We are especially looking for Board members with expertise in the following areas: fundraising, web development/online marketing, workers’ rights advocacy, board development, and finance/accounting. Board terms last for one year; board members can serve unlimited consecutive terms. 

National nonprofit that advocates for workers' rights seeks board members!

Workplace Fairness is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide that…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por mês
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
Washington, DC, United States

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Instruções:

Download and complete a Board Member Application form. For questions about Workplace Fairness and the Board membership, please email us at office@workplacefairness.org.

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