Board Member Job Descriptions

These examples provide a good starting point for writing a board member job description and represent ways nonprofit organizations can configure their descriptions when recruiting for new board members and board chairs. Each sample job description is intended to be a jumping off point, and likely will need to be tailored to meet the particular needs of your organization. Feel free to use and tailor these descriptions for your needs.


Board Job Descriptions

These brief job descriptions, from BoardSource, share the basic responsibilities of nonprofit board roles including: chair, vice chair, secretary, and treasurer. Use these samples to create your own for your organization's needs.