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Volunteer Opportunities and Board Positions

We list volunteer opportunities and open board positions in the Kansas City region. Browse the list to find nonprofit organizations in need of individual and group volunteers, as well as skilled board members.

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Board Member

Offer Valid: 09/14/2022 - 12/31/2022
The Kansas City Free Eye Clinic seeks additional board members for 2023!

We’re looking for board members who have a broad range of backgrounds, skills and expertise, and have the time to participate on a “working board.” We aim to bring diversity to enrich the organization from multiple points of view. Here are some of the backgrounds we are currently seeking.

Backgrounds That We Are Looking For (not exclusive)

  • Legal – health care and employment expertise are valuable when navigating growth and evaluating risk
  • Financial – those with accounting, bookkeeping, investment, or wealth management expertise can help us stay in the green and be good stewards of donated funds
  • Marketing, communications, and creatives – can assist with enhancing our awareness in the community, telling our story better, and engaging donors and the public in new ways
  • Development, fundraising, and capacity building
  • Health care industry or public health background

KCFEC Board Commitment

To provide your best service and have a great experience, we’ve structured our board commitments after examining what makes exceptional boards work well. Here is a summary of those commitments that encompass the most important roles of board members: governing, sustaining, and serving as our brand ambassadors. KCFEC provides Directors & Officers (D&O) liability coverage during your term.

  • Member terms are two years long and members may serve for three consecutive terms (total six years)
    • Serve on one of three or more committee(s) for your term
      • Governance: recruits new members, evaluates board performance, commitments, and engagement, and oversees strategic planning and organizational outcomes
      • Internal Affairs: oversees financial, legal, risk management, evaluation of staff performance
      • External Affairs: sets development and fundraising goals, assists with communications and marketing plans
    • Additional Temporary Task Forces may be set up for projects such as audit, campaigns, nominating, etc.
  • Board meetings occur monthly and members are expected to attend at least 1/2 of scheduled meetings as well as actively participate among their committee(s)
  • Accept fiduciary responsibility for the organization, oversee its financial health & integrity, and participate in development efforts to ensure that we have the resources to meet the mission
    • “Give/Get:” Commit to a personal contribution that is significant to you, pledge to increase public support through targeted asks and major gifts from corporate sponsors, and seek in-kind goods & servicesMembers are expected to provide a monthly recurring donation in support of promoting cash flow as well as to major fundraisers
    • Participate in fundraisers and/or host small receptions to increase awareness and raise funds
  • Commit to increasing your skills as a board member by utilizing board resources for self education, learn about the organization’s mission and programs, and promote our work

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