Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of the Board of Directors for Meals
on Wheels Spokane (MOWS) and the Mid-City Concerns Senior Center (MCC).
Serving on the board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity for professional
growth. Completing this form will help you understand the skills, time and resource
commitments of this leadership position.
Please read through the job description before you begin filling it out.
This application will be kept confidential and on file at the MCC
office. Applications are used by the current board to identify and evaluate potential
board candidates. All new directors are elected by a majority vote of the current board
Member of the Board Job Description
I. Serve a minimum of 1 three-year term on the Board. Eligible to serve 2 three year
II. Accountable to the Board President and mission of MOWS/MCC
III. Attends board meetings and important related meetings on a regular basis. The
Full Board of Directors meets the last Friday of every month at 12:00 pm at MCC
(lunch provided). Meetings last 1 – 1 ½ hours.
IV. Makes a serious commitment to participate actively in Board Committee work.
V. Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly
and on time.
VI. Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings,
reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
VII. Builds a symbiotic working relationship with other board members that contribute
VIII. Participates in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.
IX. Participates in member recruitment for the organization.
X. Participates in fundraising for the organization – including the required joining of