UUMFE Board Of Directors Position Description

UUMFE Board of Directors Job Description

Posted March 22, 2018

  1. Serve as a passionate advocate for the organization and its vision.
  2.  Attend Board meetings, in person, by phone, and video conferencing. Currently the board meets two times annually in person (one meeting includes General Assembly) and by video conference monthly
  3.  Own and maintain at least one portfolio of responsibilities and actively participate in at least one other portfolio committee, for example:

Financial (Treasurer)
Development to include Fundraising and Membership
Communications (website, E-news, newsletter, etc.)
Website and Database Management
Networking and Collaborations
Volunteer Coordination
Programs and Issues
Resource Development
Ministry/ Spiritual Interface

  1.  Maintain knowledge of current programs.
  2.  Make a personal financial contribution to the organization.  In addition, travel and GA expenses are not normally reimbursed by UUMFE; we strive to minimize costs with home hospitality, etc.  A few scholarships are available.
  3.  Solicit financial support from individuals, congregations and others.
  4.  Share resources and talents with the organization, including expertise, contacts for financial support, and contacts for in-kind contributions.
  5. Prepare for each Board meeting by reading material distributed prior to the meeting.
  6.  Be accessible by phone and email to staff and other directors as needed.
  7.  Recognize that the Board is a working board that requires broad participation and a contribution of time beyond meetings.
  8.  Fulfill commitments within the agreed-upon deadlines, including timely updates to the board on your areas of responsibility.
  9.  Maintain the confidentiality of any information given to the Board of Directors.
  10. Share in and nurture the life of the group with humor and candor.

Personal Qualifications

Creativity and curiosity
Honesty
Low-ego work ethic and flexibility
Passion for justice and ministry for all Earth
Affirm the values of Unitarian Universalism

To Apply:

Send cover email and resume to Office@UUMinistryforEarth.org with the subject line “Application for UUMFE Board of Directors”

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