Are you interested in becoming a Healing Action Board Member?
The Board of Directors will support the work of Healing Action and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by Healing Action’s Executive Director (ED), the Board-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of members of the Board of Directors is both critical and expected. Specific board member responsibilities include:
- Advocate and spread community awareness on behalf of the organization.
- Regularly attend board meetings, as well as other related meetings.
- Participate and actively contribute to as least one of the two standing committees: Internal and External Affairs.
- Stay informed about committee matters and prepare adequately for meetings.
- Understand, review, and provide timely feedback and approval for minutes, financial and other reports.
- Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete these thoroughly and on time.
- Engage connections and relationships in service to Healing Action.
- Participate in ongoing planning and benchmarking the organization.
- Contribute to and participate in fundraising efforts, including donor development and stewardship.
- Understanding of the agency’s vision and mission, and general understanding of the population we serve and their needs.
- Personal alignment with and support of the agency’s values: Self-Determination, Collaboration, Wellbeing, Transparency, Authenticity.
- Ability and willingness to make a serious commitment to participate actively in committee work, and see through completion.
Board Terms and Participation
Healing Action’s Board Members shall hold office for a term of three (3) years and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified. Service on Healing Action’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for accommodation costs in relation to Board Member’s duties.