HopeLine Board of Directors Candidate Application
HopeLine's mission is to support people and save lives during times of crisis through caring, confidential conversations. To fulfill our mission, HopeLine relies on a 15-member strong Board of Directors whose focus is to position our organization to be effective, sustainable, and innovative in our field. We are seeking Board members that have a wide variety of experiences and talents, are ready to work as a team and contribute to the organization, are passionate about mental health, and are active members in the community. The Board aims to recruit members who understand the importance of equity, inclusion, and diversity in a governing body. Our goal is to create a Board that is reflective of the clients that we serve.
If you have any questions regarding the application, please email our Executive Director, Lauren Foster, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Were you referred by a current or former board member or staff?
If yes, please specify by whom.
Please describe your passion for HopeLine's mission?
How do you feel HopeLine would benefit from your involvement on the Board?
What skills that you possess would you like to utilize on the Board?
Financial management / accounting
Graphic design / web development / social media
Personnel / HR
Program development / evaluation
Public relations / communications
Technology / data utilization
Your current organizational affiliations (names of the organization and your role(s)):
Do you have personal or professional goals you would like to develop from your participation on the Board, e.g., what types of experiences, skills, interests to cultivate for you, etc?
You understand that a Board member has legal and fiduciary oversight and responsibility for HopeLine. In essence, exercising fiduciary duties means that board members have a duty to act with care and in the best interest of the organization and remain loyal to its mission, as opposed to acting in their own interest or the interest of the Executive Director they supervise.
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If you are selected to join the Board, you agree that you can provide at least 2-4 hours a month to preparing and participating in Board meetings and that you do not have any conflict of interest in participating on the Board.
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If you are not selected to serve on the Board of Directors, please select other HopeLine volunteer opportunities you would like more information about:
Crisis line volunteer
Please upload your resume.
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