Board of Directors Member

Position Title: Board of Directors Member

FLSA Status:  Volunteer

Department: Board of Directors

Reports To: N/A

 

Position Summary: Board of Directors Member is a part of a collaborate team of individuals that governs Opportunity Matters Inc. and oversees the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  This position is volunteer and not paid. This position provides input and support for Opportunity Matters to ensure it’s meeting the mission and staying in compliance with rules and laws.

Essential Duties: All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all organizational policies and procedures

Review and protect the organization’s mission                                                                                                                                                        Executive support for the organizations Chief Executive Officer                             

Planning; particularly strategic, visionary long term organizational planning          

Financial Management through fiscal oversight and ensuring effective resource   management   

Review the CEO’s performance on a yearly basis                                                   

Serve as ambassadors and spokespersons for the organization to enhance the organization’s image     

Ethics – ensures legal and ethical integrity and maintains accountability          

 

 

Other Duties:

  • Recruitment and orientation of new board members

  • Navigate challenges – evaluate board effectiveness, strengths, and weaknesses

  • Choose the CEO, should the position become vacant                                                

Physical Demands:

The tasks of this position generally requires duties to be performed by:

  • Occasionally lift and move up to 50 lbs. to waist height unaccompanied.

  • Regularly sit for duration of shift.

  • Occasionally required to walk, stand, or stoop. 

  • Coordinated use of hands and fingers to grasp, feel objects, transfer small items from one hand to another, fine manipulation, and bilateral reach with arms.

  • Use of close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environments:

  • Fast paced, office/meeting environment.

  • Regularly work with others.

  • The noise level in the office is generally moderate.

Safety and Ergonomic Requirements:

  • Must always practice safe work practices and report any unsafe conditions immediately.

  • Attend and participate in all required safety trainings.

  • Participate and follow all ergonomic requirements of the position.

  • Follow all personal dress requirements according to the established dress code and safety requirements.

Qualification Requirement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience

None required

Experience in a field and the willingness to share their expertise around that work.

Ability to work with other people in a collaborative outcome.

 

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
 

Math Ability

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills

Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook.

 

Certificates and Licenses

None needed

If you are interested in the Board of Directors Member please contact Regan Stommes at regans@opportunitymatters.org. You may attach a resume to email but it is not required.