COMMUNITY LINK ABQ (CLABQ)

Board of Directors Job Description                                                           

TITLE:         Board Chair

DESCRIPTION:   Performs as a Board Director and guides the activities of the Board.

OBJECTIVES:  To develop a nonprofit Corporation that supports the mission statement and vision of Community Link ABQ.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Working knowledge of leadership and management techniques, plus Board of Director Responsibilities.

SKILLS:        Leadership and management. Attention to detail.  Patience required when training and working with volunteers. Public speaking.

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma, High School Equivalency Certificate or GED.

TIME COMMITMENT:        As needed by the situation.

SUPERVISED BY:        The Board of Directors.        

WORKING WITH:        Board Members and CLABQ Executive Director.                

WORK LOCATION:        At either Corporate Headquarters or one of the Action Centers.                

AGE REQUIREMENTS:        At least 18 years old.                

BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED:        No.

OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Development and adherence to all policies. Some travel to presentations and meetings will be necessary.  The Board Director cannot be in a hosted program. Signing of a Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest form is required.  A sex offender registry check will be conducted.  If a person is on the registry they will not be allowed to work in the Action Center because children and vulnerable individuals are present at times.

Specific Duties:   Includes, but not limited to;

  1. Uses personal initiative to continually improve corporate operations and the number of people helped.
  2. Performs in an honorable manner to bring credit to the organization.  This includes abiding by all the policies, procedures and expectations published for the organization.
  3. Ensures that people are comfortable talking with others about faith based beliefs.
  4. Leads, supervises and manages corporate planning and activities.
  5. Develops funding sources to support corporate operations.
  6. Attends board meeting and corporate events.
  7. Is a member of the Board.
  8. Serves as the Chief Volunteer of the organization.
  9. Is a partner with the Chief Executive in achieving the organization's mission.
  10. Provides leadership to the Board of Directors, who sets policy and to whom the Chief Executive is accountable.
  11. Chairs meetings of the Board after developing the agenda with the Chief Executive.
  12. Encourages Board's role in strategic planning.
  13. Appoints the chairpersons of committees, in consultation with other Board members.
  14. Serves ex officio as a member of committees and attends their meetings when invited.
  15. Discusses issues confronting the organization with the Chief Executive.
  16. Helps guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns.
  17. Reviews with the Chief Executive any issues of concern to the Board.
  18. Monitors financial planning and financial reports.
  19. Plays a leading role in fundraising activities.
  20. Formally evaluates the performance of the Chief Executive and informally evaluates the effectiveness of the Board members.
  21. Evaluates annually the performance of the organization in achieving its mission.
  22. Performs other responsibilities assigned by the Board.

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