Board Members Needed
Volunteer Board Positions, non-paid: Volunteer Alexandria (VolALX) is seeking new board members of civic engagement, finance, corporate giving, and/or major gifts. This is an opportunity to give back to the Alexandria community, meet an engaged group of people with a diverse set of talents, skills, and backgrounds, while making a difference. If you are highly motivated, energized, and believe in civic engagement, please consider joining our team.
We ask that potential members learn about racism and racial equity before joining our board. The Board and staff are committed to examine the ways our organization perpetuates racism, bias and discrimination at the interpersonal, institutional, and systemic levels and takes steps to change our behaviors, practices, and policies.
Election to the Board of Directors of VolALX brings with it the responsibility of trusteeship. It calls upon the person elected to dedicate time, thought and energy as well as financial support toward the viability and progress of the organization. Each board member is asked to:
Attend the six Board Meetings during the fiscal year.
Attend Training and Planning Sessions. Board members need to be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the board. Participation on board orientations and strategic planning sessions is expected members.
Actively Participate in Committee Work. The work of the Board is accomplished, for the most part, in committees (Executive, Development, Finance, and Nominating) and members serve on at least one.
Be an Ambassador. Share your enthusiasm about civic engagement and attend special events, programs and other activities for the benefit and promotion of the agency. Each board member is a natural advocate of the work and should take every appropriate opportunity to increase public awareness of the organization’s contribution to Alexandria.
Personally Support Volunteer Alexandria. Board members set a leadership example by making individual financial contributions to VolALX.
Be Active Fundraisers. The financial stability of VolALX depends on contributions from private individuals, community funds, corporations and government funding. Board members are expected to identify potential donors, actively solicit contributors or participate in some meaningful way to the fund raising efforts of the board. Each member is responsible to raise and/or contribute (Give & Get) a total of $1,500.
Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+
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