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Board Member

Offer Valid: 08/23/2020 - 09/30/2020
SEEKING New Board Members!!!

About Hope Faith:

HOPE FAITH is the only Homeless Assistance Campus in the Greater Kansas City area. Founded in 2004, HOPE FAITH’s key principals are to bring humanity back to our homeless guests through mental, emotional,physical and spiritual assistance. Through the kindness of our staff and volunteers, HOPE FAITH provides everything from hot meals; hot showers; medical, dental and optical; counselling; clothing; haircuts; transportation; city, state and federal assistance; and mail services (and the list goes on). All of this in a 48,000 sq.ft. building downtown. Being a board member of this organization requires a certain-type of Moxie! To be a part of another human being’s fight to regain their sense of worth and purpose is both a rewarding and a taxing charge.

 

Overview:
The Hope Faith Board of Directors comprises leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Our board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and believe 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 Hope Faith to advance its mission.

Board terms last for three (3) years and board members can serve for up to three (3) consecutive terms.


Responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador and promote the organization’s mission and goals

  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, and operations

  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings

  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments

  • Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings

  • Make an annual contribution to the organization commensurate with ability

  • Participate in fundraising activities and special events

  • Keep current on issues and developments in organization’s program areas

  • Strictly adhere to conflict of interest policies

  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies


Time Demands:

  • Attend/Actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings 

    • Six (6) total board meetings/year (2-3 hours in length)

    • 75% = 4-5 meetings

  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work 

    • 1-3 hours every other month, or as determined by the committee

  • Attend Hope Faith’s events 

    • Two (2) Fundraisers/year recommended

  • Meet & Help Coordinate with potential donors/funders to make a case for funding the organization, answer questions, etc. 

    • approx. four (4) hours annually


Financial & Resource Development Expectations:

  • Make an annual gift “commensurate or significant according to your circumstance” to the organization (in order to achieve 100% board giving)

  • Help Sell tickets to fundraising events

  • Help Recruit Sponsorships for Events

  • Identify and cultivate potential donors


Desired Skills & Expertise:

We are currently recruiting for diverse leaders with expertise in the following area(s):

  • Governmental/Politician (City, State or Federal)

  • Financial

  • Accounting

  • Non-Profit

  • Social Work/Behavioral

  • Local Media/Public Relations/Affiliate Relations

  • Business Owner (CEO/President)

  • C-Suite (CEO, CFO, COO, CMO, etc.)


To Apply:  Please Email the items below to:  jaysen@hopefaith.org (Executive Director)

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • 3 Professional References (minimum)

 

This description is a general outline of the job tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position indicated. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today. 

 

This Volunteer Opportunity is promoted by Nonprofit Connect.

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