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Interested in Serving on a Board?

Each year, millions of individuals dedicate their time and expertise to shape the future of nonprofit organizations when they serve on a board.

Board members provide critical intellectual capital and strategic resources to power nonprofit success and strengthen communities. For many people, serving on a board allows them to make a difference in their community and support a cause that they care about.

Three Reasons Why You Should Join a Board

  1. Make an impact on your community.
  2. Enhance your professional skills.
  3. Expand your network.

How to Get Started

Follow the instructions below to register for board service.

  • Sign in to your volunteer account or create one here.
  • Review the current listings of open board positions at the bottom of this page.
  • Choose an opportunity to read more about the organization.
  • Select “Express Interest” for the board position.
  • The organization will reach out to you for next steps.

The Secret Sauce

Choosing a board opportunity is the first step in the process. The Secret Sauce of a successful board match includes alignment of your skillset and interest to the organization’s need and impact area.

  • Connect with the organization once they reach out to you.
  • This is an interview for you and for the organization - to ensure it is a good fit for both.
  • Take some time to research the organization: What is their mission? Who do they serve?
  • Come with a list of questions.
  • Don’t know what to ask? Sign up for Board Boot Camp 101 and learn about the role and expectations of a board member. 

To learn more about board volunteer positions, please contact us here.

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