Board Member

The Boulevard of Chicago

Posted: 11/18/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Housing/Shelter

City: Chicago

Postal code: 60624

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

Not Available

Website:

www.blvd.org

Mission statement:

The Boulevard of Chicago provides high quality, cost-effective medical respite care, holistic support and housing services to help ill and injured homeless adults break the cycle of homelessness, restore their health and rebuild their lives.\


For over 25 years, The Boulevard of Chicago (formerly known as Interfaith House) has worked with homeless adults discharged from hospitalization with nowhere to recuperate.  With a capacity of 64 beds and a usual stay of 90 to 120 days, The Boulevard has helped over 9,000 homeless adults guiding them through their medical recovery, addressing the root causes of their homelessness and assisting them in finding suitable housing. 


The Boulevard offers its residents an on-site clinic open 40 hours a week and staffed by medical and behavioral health professionals.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Board members meet six times a year, generally at its Administrative Offices in the Chicago Loop.

Board members provide governance to the strategic, financial and operational functions of The Boulevard. In addition, each Board member is required to serve on one committee:  Executive, Development, Board Recruitment, Finance, Investment or Advisory Council.

Qualifications:

The Boulevard is particularly seeking Board candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:


-Strategic Planning

-Finance

-Marketing/Public Relations

-Real Estate/Affordable Housing


Benefits:

Unique opportunity to support a unique organization - the only organization in Illinois providing psychosocial services inlcuding shelter, an on-site medical clinic to support resident recovery and housing who work with residents to find suitable housing.

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

5/18/2020

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume along with cover email to:  [email protected]


 

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