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BOSS fights for Housing, Jobs, Hope and Justice.
We need community leaders with the passion, knowledge, and connections to help us achieve these goals!
POSITION: Board Members for leading East Bay anti-poverty organization
Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency (BOSS) is an award-winning nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fighting against the root causes of poverty and homelessness. BOSS serves over 2,000 families and individuals a year at programs in Berkeley, Oakland, and Hayward, helping them turn their lives around. The Board of Directors governs the organization’s ongoing work. While day-to-day operations are led by our Executive Director, Board Members provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Board Members help to:
Time Requirements: The full Board meets quarterly, usually on a Monday at 6PM at a BOSS facility. Committees meet quarterly or as needed. Board members are expected to participate on at least one committee. Standing committees are: Board Development, Finance, Audit, and Fundraising.
QUALIFICATIONS of ideal candidates:
BENEFITS of membership:
Service on BOSS’s Board of Directors is voluntary and without remuneration.
TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to: Donald Frazier, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.