About the Role
Board Member Role Description
As the board member of a small rural nonprofit organization, you will be working closely with county and state agencies to bridge gaps in services for rural communities. Part of these efforts include being familiar with trauma informed care, we are constantly incorporating trauma-informed principles into our policies and procedures on all levels of our organization’s oversight. You should also prepare for board meetings, attend them regularly, review any necessary board meeting documents, and have active participation during board meetings.
To be successful as a board member you should have significant professional leadership experience and strong diplomatic skills. An outstanding board member will be passionately committed to the organization's mission
Empowering community members to reach their highest level of wellness and prosperity through partnership, advocacy, and education.
· Knowing the organization's mission, programs, policies, and needs.
· Preparing for meetings by reviewing the agenda and supporting documentation.
· Regularly attending board meetings and participating actively and conscientiously.
· Keeping up with issues and trends that affect the organization.
Glenn, Colusa, and Trinity County programs and contracts related to TCCAP.
· Participating in the evaluation of business operations and executives.
· Approving audit reports, budgets, and business decisions.
· Contributing to the development of policies and strategic plans.
· Understanding the organization's financial affairs and ensuring fiduciary responsibilities are met.
· Ensuring the organization complies with legal requirements.
· Maintaining confidentiality on all internal organizational affairs.
Board Member Requirements:
· Proven track record in an executive leadership role.
· Previous board experience preferred.
· Knowledge of the organization and the relevant industry.
· Sufficient time availability for board duties. 2-8 hours per month depending on the board position. Once monthly required board meeting.
· Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills.
About the Company
The Tri Counties Community Action Partnership (TCCAP) bases all of its policies and procedures around Trauma Informed Care (TIC) philosophy, including our hiring process. TCCAP follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, pregnancy, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations.