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Board Members Needed

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Board Members Needed
Date Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018
Organization Name: Spenser's Heart Children's Charity
Organization Contact: Sharon Carter
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: We are a close knit group who enjoy helping the children and working together. We all work as a team and welcome new volunteers. We are all open minded and enjoy learning from each other.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: 1. As a whole
? Determine the mission and purposes of the organization.
? Strategic and organizational planning.
? Ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management.
? Fundraising and resource development.
? Approving and monitoring Spenser’s Heart Children’s Charity’s programs and
? Enhancing Spenser’s Heart Children’s Charity’s public image.
? Assessing its own performance as the governing body of Spenser’s Heart
Children’s Charity.
? Know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs.
? Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements.
? Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully
engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships
necessary for Spenser’s Heart Children’s Charity to advance its mission.
? Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to
fully achieve Spenser’s Heart Children’s Charity’s mission.
? Help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising
and reputational standing, and can influence public policy.
2. As an individual
? Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings.
? Participate fully in one or more committees.
? Follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions.
? Sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if
necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual
conflicts during meetings.
? Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of Spenser’s Heart Children’s
Sample Tasks: We hold monthly board meetings which are on a specific date each month (this is sometimes rearranged to compensate for other obligations)
We all take part in all fundraising events.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Sunday, March 24, 2019
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
Skills / Experience: The desire to help children dealing with traumatic experiences. You
require a pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability and the
ability to act as a team member.
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