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Spring 2024 Board of Directors Cohort Recruitment – Extended Application Deadline

The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 18th, 2024. Applicant interviews will be held between April 22nd and May 2nd, 2024.

Board Member Position Description (Spring 2024)

The Coalition on Homelessness seeks new members to join our Board of Directors. We welcome applicants from a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, and strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced homelessness or housing instability. We expect applicants to fully support our mission and have the skills, time, and passion to help advance it. Prospective new members of the Board should demonstrate a strong commitment to racial equity and social justice and understand advocacy. Board members are elected by the voting member organizations of the Coalition to serve three-year terms. Read the full position description here.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

  • Governance, oversight, & planning to advance the Coalition’s mission
  • Financial oversight, including adoption of the annual budget
  • Fundraising and sustainability
  • Hiring and evaluation of the Executive Director

Meetings and time commitment:

The Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held primarily via Zoom, with in-person meetings once per quarter in March, June, September, & December. Board members are expected to attend and participate actively in regular Board meetings, and in at least one standing or ad hoc committee or work group.

Board members agree to:

  • Be familiar with the Coalition’s finances, budget, & financial and resource needs.
  • Make a meaningful personal gift to the Coalition.
  • Help meet overall fundraising goals by inviting others to support the organization financially and acknowledge donors, volunteers, and members.
  • Help communicate and promote the Coalition’s mission and activities to the community.

Join current Board Members for an information session on April 16th from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

To learn more about the Board of Directors email board(at)homelessinfo(dot)org.

Photos from current and former Board Members and why they support the Coalition