Board Member

Chronic Wellness Collective

Posted: 7/1/2020

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Finance/Accounting

Primary domain: Healthcare

City: Sacramento

Postal code: 95608

State: California

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$0 - $1M

Website:

www.chronicwellnesscollective.org

Mission statement:

Mision: The Chronic Wellness Collective is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization making online community + coaching accessible and affordable. We are bridging the gaps in healthcare and empowering women to take back their lives from chronic illness.

Vision: We are the #1 resource for connecting nurse coaches and women with chronic illness. We are a thriving and interactive online community of (thousands) of women helping women get well around the world.


Approach + Programs: We host our ground-breaking 90-day Nurse Yourself Back to Health group program three times a year (in the Spring, Summer, and Fall). Educational materials and resources are delivered virtually via our online platform, live coaching sessions are led by experienced nurse coaches, and members are partnered with peers for 1:1 support.


After completion of the entry-level program, returning members may select from any number of specialized coaching programs and events offered by wellness professionals, including 1:1 sessions and webinars.


Our values are integrity, respect, education, empowerment, community, collaboration, compassion, resiliency, responsibility, and transparency. We believe that community + coaching are the keys to coping with chronic illness.

Position Details:

Job Description:

The Board will support the work of the Chronic Wellness Collective (CWC) and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the CWC's Executive Director (ED), the Board-Director relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include:

Leadership, governance and oversight
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the ED as s/he develops and implements CWC’s strategic plan 
  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by CWC for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings 
  • Approving CWC’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the ED 
  • Assisting the ED and board chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members 
  • Partnering with the ED and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out 
  • Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments 
  • Representing CWC to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization 
  • Ensuring CWC’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities CWC serves
Fundraising

CWC Board Members will consider CWC a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. So that CWC can credibly solicit contributions from foundations, organizations, and individuals, CWC expects to have 100 percent of Board Members make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.

Board terms/participation

CWC’s Board Members will serve a one-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.


Treasurer has primary responsibility for the financial well-being of the corporation but does not take day-to-day responsibility. Included in the board treasurer's duties are: 

☐ Creating and maintaining the corporation's annual budget for each fiscal 

(financial) year. This responsibility includes presenting the budget to the 

board for approval. 

☐ Creating, implementing and reviewing financial policies for the corporation. 

☐ Reviewing the investment activities of the corporation. 

☐ Overseeing the annual financial audit of the corporation (if public) and 

other audits of corporate records and finances. 

☐ Chairing the board's finance committee.

Qualifications:

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about CWC’s mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector 
  • A commitment to and understanding of CWC’s beneficiaries, preferably based on experience 
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of CWC’s beneficiaries

Service on CWC’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to Board Members’ duties.

Benefits:

We are a community of holistic practitioners passionate about providing networking opportunities and support.

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

1/1/2021

How to Apply:

Please visit our website to apply >>> https://www.chronicwellnesscollective.org/recruit/


 

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