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Grandview Foundation - Board Member

companyEnvision Consulting
locationPasadena, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT GRANDVIEW FOUNDATION

Founded in 1969, Grandview Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing life-saving addiction recovery treatment to underserved adults. Grandview's team of experts is experienced in treating the most difficult substance abuse cases, with expertise in the fields of therapy, addiction medicine, mental health, social integration, education, and recovery support. Our approach is based on services that are kind, respectful and gentle.

The Grandview Foundation is a Medi-Cal certified agency, with facilities located in four residential houses in a historic district of Pasadena, California. The Foundation offers individualized attention, comprehensive support, and time-tested expertise necessary to increase the likelihood of a successful and lasting recovery from addiction. All our services are free of charge.

Our mission is to empower clients to reclaim a sober and safe lifestyle, return to friends and family happy and healthy, and ultimately become productive members of the community for the rest of their lives.

ABOUT THE BOARD

We are seeking dedicated individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. As a Board Member, you will play a crucial role in guiding the strategic direction of the organization, ensuring financial sustainability, and advancing our mission. This is a volunteer position that requires a commitment to attend regular board meetings, participate in committee work, and contribute expertise, resources, and networks to support the organization's growth and impact.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Governance: Provide oversight and strategic direction to ensure the organization fulfills its mission effectively and ethically.
  2. Financial Oversight: Review and approve budgets, financial reports, and major financial decisions to ensure fiscal responsibility and sustainability.
  3. Fundraising: Assist in fundraising efforts by cultivating relationships with donors, identifying funding opportunities, and advocating for the organization's mission.
  4. Advocacy and Public Relations: Serve as ambassadors for the organization, advocating for its mission and programs within the community and broader network.
  5. Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development and implementation of strategic plans to guide the organization's growth and impact.
  6. Committee Work: Participate actively in board committees (e.g., finance, development, governance) and take leadership roles as needed.
  7. Evaluation and Accountability: Monitor and evaluate the organization's programs and activities to ensure they align with its mission and goals.
  8. Legal and Ethical Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards governing nonprofit organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for the organization's mission and a commitment to its values.
  • Previous experience serving on nonprofit boards or relevant professional experience (e.g., finance, fundraising, legal).
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and contribute effectively to group decision-making.
  • Willingness to dedicate time and resources to fulfill board responsibilities.
  • Integrity, ethics, and a commitment to transparency and accountability.
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