Board members needed for a nonprofit targeting Latino population in Georgia

Asociacion Latino Americana para la Salud, Inc. (ALAS)

Posted: 11/18/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: General Management

Primary domain: Mental Health/Crisis Intervention

City: Douglasville

Postal code: 30135

State: Georgia

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

Not Available

Website:

www.alashealth.org

Mission statement:

To advocate, provide, and promote health and wellness within the Latino and Spanish-speaking community of Georgia.



Position Details:

Job Description:

ALAS is a public charity created to address the healthcare disparities among the Latino and Spanish-speaking population. Primary operations include providing bilingual therapy services out of our clinic in Douglasville, Georgia. Additional programs will include infant and maternal health education, as well as advocacy for resource utilization among children facing mental health challenges attending public schools.

We are currently recruiting for all board positions, including president, secretary, treasurer, and general board members.

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization.  To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization

Additional responsibilities will vary depending on board position.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission
  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, and operations
  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments
  • Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings
  • Make an annual contribution to the organization commensurate with ability
  • Participate in fund raising activities and special events
  • Keep current on issues affecting the Spanish-speaking and Latino populations of Georgia
  • Strictly adhere to conflict of interest policies
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies

Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

5/18/2020

How to Apply:

If interested, please contact Paul Kennedy at 770-842-0075 or [email protected] for more information.


 

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