Board Recruitment Center Resources

Sample Board Posting: Volunteer Board Member (Advocacy Expertise)
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Board Recruitment Center Resources
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Information Advocacy

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Volunteer Board Member (advocacy expertise)

  1. 1. Board Recruitment Center Resources Sample Board Posting: Volunteer Board Member (Advocacy Expertise) This sample is intended to provide you with a template for developing your board postings. Please review the Envision Your Ideal Board section of the BoardSource Board Recruitment Center to help identify which type of profile you should use to meet the challenges your board will face in the next three years. Company: ABC Organization Company Description: ABC Organization is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that each organization recruits the board members it needs to ensure maximum impact. ABC Organization strives to support and promote excellence in board service and is the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to nonprofit board recruitment. The ABC Organization Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the nonprofit and forprofit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. As the preeminent educational resource for nonprofit board recruitment, ABC Organization’s own board strives to be a model of governance performance. Our board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and believe — as we do — that each and every organization needs a strong and effective board to fully realize its potential for good. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for ABC Organization to advance its mission. NOTE: This is your opportunity to inspire prospective board members to engage with your organization and apply to serve on your board. Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management NOTE: Include your industry here. Education? Health Care? Select that in here. Position: Job Title: Volunteer Board Member (Advocacy Expertise) Experience: Associate For more board recruitment resources, visit the BoardSource Board Recruitment Center, available at https://www.boardsource.org/board-recruitment-center
  2. 2. Board Recruitment Center Resources Job Function: Information Advocacy Employment Type: Temporary Job Description: The ABC Organization Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the nonprofit and forprofit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Serving on the ABC Organization Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the nonprofit sector. Board members are expected to have the financial acumen to read and understand ABC Organization’s financial statements and otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities. Board members are expected to attend four board meetings per year. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and 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 actively participate in committee work. Board members are expected to play an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for ABC Organization to achieve its mission. Board members are expected to leverage personal relationships and connections to help the development committee and staff identify and solicit potential funders, as well as directly invest in ABC Organization’s work by making a personal contribution each year. Board members are expected to responsibly represent ABC Organization to their respective communities and to advocate for ABC Organization’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate. Board terms last for three years and board members can serve for up to three consecutive terms. LinkedIn for Good Volunteering Desired Skills and Expertise: We are currently recruiting for diverse leaders with expertise in the following area: Advocacy Professional For more board recruitment resources, visit the BoardSource Board Recruitment Center, available at https://www.boardsource.org/board-recruitment-center
  3. 3. Board Recruitment Center Resources ABC Organization seeks an experienced advocacy professional who understands how and has implemented advocacy strategies and campaigns to support a particular issue or cause. We seek a leader to act as an advocacy leader and partner with board and staff to increase awareness about the importance of our mission, influence public policy, and expand our reach. This individual should have experience leading social movements and/or public awareness campaigns leveraging a variety of channels, vehicles, and social media, with the ability to help connect staff with key decision makers. This individual must have prior nonprofit board member experience or a board training certificate. For more board recruitment resources, visit the BoardSource Board Recruitment Center, available at https://www.boardsource.org/board-recruitment-center

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