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Wanted: Vice-President, Board of Directors (Remote)

Vice-President, Board of Directors - Remote Position Harm Reduction Circle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on reducing overdose & drug-related harm at music festivals, concerts, & other nightlife events, is seeking a Vice-President, Board of Directors to join our team. Our mission is to provide non-judgmental peer education, innovative methods to break down stigma, & empower participants with evidence-based strategies. We also support underserved populations such as homeless individuals, sex workers, & people who use drugs (PWUD) through regional initiatives.

Responsibilities: As the Vice-President, Board of Directors, you will work closely with the President & other members of the Board to ensure effective governance & oversight of the organization. Your responsibilities will include leading the Board in the development & implementation of strategic plans, policies, & procedures, collaborating with the President & other Board members to achieve goals & objectives, & ensuring adherence to governance responsibilities, including financial oversight & legal compliance. Additionally, you will serve as an ambassador for the organization, participate actively in Board meetings & committee work, & support fundraising efforts. Finally, you will foster a collaborative & inclusive organizational culture that values diversity, equity, & inclusion.



Requirements:

  • Experience in nonprofit accounting, financial reporting, & budgeting, with a proven track record of success in these areas.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including Board members, staff, volunteers, donors, & partners.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written, with the ability to effectively articulate the organization's mission & goals to various stakeholders.

  • Strong attention to detail & organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities simultaneously.

  • Familiarity with IRS regulations for 501(c)(3) nonprofits is preferred.

  • A passion for the mission & vision of the organization, with a commitment to advancing its goals & objectives through strategic leadership & effective governance.


Time Commitment:

Average time commitment of 5-15 hours per month. The Vice-President is expected to attend all biannual & special meetings, & fulfill their responsibilities outside of meetings.



Benefits:

  • Make a positive impact by promoting harm reduction practices & reducing drug-related risks in your community.

  • Develop new skills & gain valuable experience in harm reduction, event management, & public health.

  • Receive free entry to concerts, music festivals, & other events where we provide harm reduction services.

  • Meet new people who share your passion for the harm reduction & music festival safety.

  • Expand your network & receive career guidance opportunities.

  • Enjoy flexible volunteering opportunities that allow you to choose events that work best for you.

  • Take advantage of discounts, promotions, & other perks for being a part of our organization.

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity. However, you will have the chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need & contribute to a vibrant & supportive community.


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume using VolunteerMatch. To stand out from the other applicants, we suggest you include a brief statement of interest or a cover letter in addition to your resume. We look forward to hearing from you at Harm Reduction Circle.

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