Posted on February 10, 2013
PAWS NY - Board Member
We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our Board of Directors. If you are committed to our mission, ready to take on a leadership position, and want to help lead a growing organization, we encourage you to apply. As a working board, we are seeking new members who can actively engage in and lead efforts to shape and strengthen our programmatic direction, strategic vision, financial stability, and community presence.
What is PAWS NY looking for in Board Members?
We encourage all interested candidates to apply; however, we are ideally looking for individuals in the New York City area who not only have a passion for our mission but who also have the time and willingness to commit to an active leadership position within a growing organization.
What is Expected of PAWS NY Board Members?
Board members are expected to:
Commit to a two-year term, which can be renewed upon Board approval
Participate in monthly board meetings: 10 one-hour monthly board meetings via conference call per year; 2 in-person board meetings per year
Be an active participant in all meetings and take initiative when possible
Serve on at least one committee and participate in related meetings/calls
Be an advocate for PAWS NY and raise awareness for our work
Make a financial commitment of at least $250 per year (give or get)
Please fill out and submit the application on our website at http://pawsny.org/join-our-board-of-directors/
The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 30th at 5 pm. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage all interested parties to apply early!