What You'll Do:Work together with staff to develop and ensure overall strategic goals are working toward the company’s mission and purpose; help monitor program performance and impact as related to these goals; and provide financial oversight by approving a fundraising strategy and monitoring its effectiveness.
Must be 18 years or older
Details:Three major areas of responsibility:
1) Oversight (legal and ethics)
2) Direction (guidelines and policies that protect the mission, conflict of interest policy, financial policies, fundraising policies, contract approvals and committee-level budget approvals)
3) Resources (finances including fundraising, staff and reputation)
Term is 2 years. No remuneration for board members.
1) Discuss with Chair and/or Executive Director specific expertise and knowledge they are excited about utilizing to help Redress and how they feel their role could be beneficial to both themselves and Redress.
2) Work together with staff to develop and ensure overall strategic goals are working toward the company’s mission and purpose; to help monitor program performance and impact as related to these goals; and to provide financial oversight by approving a fundraising strategy and monitoring its effectiveness.
3) Attend in person or by phone at least 80% of Board meetings and Redress Raleigh events. Currently the Redress Board is meeting once a month.
4) Join at least one subcommittee and participate in associated responsibilities and meetings for that subcommittee.
5) Actively engage in fundraising which will include one or more of the following activities:
a) Annual board member contribution (can be in-kind)
b) Participate in additional/alternative fundraising initiatives such as:
-- Annual Auction: solicit items from local businesses
-- Grant writing
-- Donation Challenge/referral programs
-- Thank you notes/calls
-- Helping identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and could lead to future partnerships.
c) At minimum, contacting 3 potential sponsors / major donors and advocating for supporting Redress and its mission (may include Redress Board Member's company). Board members will be set up with a Peer-to-Peer fundraising page via Redress Raleigh’s website to help facilitate this process.
d) Being willing to establish a new relationship with potential sponsors / donors on Redress’ behalf when the opportunity is right (such as attending a conference and meeting someone with similar interests; or attending a networking event and meeting someone who has a love for fashion).
e) Cultivating individual donations - providing lists of names with contact information for a fundraising campaign and being willing to contribute personal notes and telephone calls to people in your network.
No location specified.
Feb 26, 2020, 1am - Feb 26, 2022, 1am
Registrations for this shift close on Feb 18, 2022.