DABC Board of Directors Member Role
We are currently seeking persons who are interested in taking a leadership role in our young organization as a member of the DABC Board pf Directors.
Board Member Position Background
The Board of Directors is, as a group, responsible for the overall health and success of the organization. The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Mi Casa Resource Center (360 Acoma St, 80223) at 5:30 p.m., and sets the direction, goals, and obligations of the organization. Specific board member duties include:
- Advocate for the DABC and its mission
- Attend of board meetings regularly
- Participate in discussions and decision making
- Participate in a board committee (see below)
- Create and implement projects to further the DABC mission
- Fundraise and make an annual contribution to the organization
- Recruit volunteers
- Train volunteers as appropriate
- Participate in DABC activities
- Devote time to work on projects outside of board meetings
- Commit to a two-year term
In general, board members are both organizational goal setters and managers of projects. They work with the board to set the direction of the project, develop it as a committee, and then implement it through volunteers, or paid employees.
Board of Directors Organization
The Board of Directors has a president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer -- all with specific board-related duties. DABC depends on volunteers to execute programs and perform services. The volunteers and board are supported by two staff people:
- Executive Director: represents the DABC and works on board-directed projects.
- Tax Site Operations Director: responsible for recruiting and retaining volunteers and tax site operations.
Board Member Ideal Qualifications
Strong candidates for a board member will have some or all of the following qualifications:
- Passion for helping low-income persons become financially self-reliant
- A college degree or professional work experience
- Management and planning experience
- Familiarity with technology and the Internet
- Experience using Microsoft Office products, Web-based tools and email
- Strong written and oral communications skills
- Strong work ethic and good organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
To apply, send a cover letter and resume via email, and include any questions you may have. The DABC Board President will contact you, and an interview may be conducted.
Step up and become a volunteer
Find out about the training and certification requirements, determine the role best for you based on your personality and strengths, and register to become a volunteer!
Get more information about volunteering
If you have additional questions about becoming a DABC volunteer, send your question(s) via email. Please include your name, a daytime phone number and the volunteer role(s) you are considering. We will contact you within 48 hours. You may also call our volunteer coordinator at 303-388-7030.