SELF-LOVE

SELF-RESPECT

SISTERHOOD, INC.

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SELF-LOVE

SELF-RESPECT

SISTERHOOD, INC.

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BOARD MEMBER JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION TITLE: Board Member                   REPORTS TO: Board President

Commitment: 2 year term minimum


 

PURPOSE: To act as a voting Member of the Board with full authority and responsibility to develop policies, procedures, and regulations for the operation of Self-love, Self-respect and Sisterhood, INC ; to monitor the organization's financial health, programs, and overall performance; and to provide the CEO with the resources to meet the needs of those the nonprofit serves.

 

THE FULL BOARD'S RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enforce the organization's mission and purpose.

  • Support the CEO and advance her performance.

  • Ensure effective organizational planning.

  • Ensure adequate resources through active fundraising.

  • Determine and strengthen the organization's programs and services.

  • Enhance the organization's public standing.

  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability.

  • Recruit and orient new Board Members and assess Board performance.

  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of the Board’s work.

  • Suggest Agenda items for Board and Committee meetings, to ensure significant policy related matters are addressed.  

  • Contribute $1000 through the Give, Get Policy

 

EACH INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBER'S DUTIES: 

  • Participate in all Board Meetings, including Board Retreats (if/when scheduled).

  • Become knowledgeable about Self-love, Self-respect and Sisterhood, INC and trends in the organization’s field of interest.

  • Come to Board Meetings well prepared and well informed about issues on the Agenda.

  • Contribute to meetings by respectfully expressing your point of view.

  • Consider others' points of view, make constructive suggestions, help the Board make decisions that benefit those the nonprofit serves, and support the majority’s decisions.

  • Serve on one Committee.

  • Represent the nonprofit to individuals, the public, and other organizations.

  • Support the nonprofit through a minimal financial contribution of $1000.

  • Assist the Development Committee and staff by implementing fundraising strategies through personal influence with others (corporations, foundations, individuals, etc.).

  • Assume Board leadership roles, when asked.

  • Keep the CEO informed about any concerns and issues in the community.

Submit Resume to Keoshia Banks @ kjlbank@gmail.com