Job Posting: Volunteer Board Member

Company
Betties Bombers

Company Description
Betties Bombers is a pending 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that our organization recruits the board members it needs to ensure maximum impact. Betties Bombers is a registered nonprofit in the State of New Jersey.

The Betties Bombers Board of Directors comprises leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission.

Our board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and believe that Betties Bombers needs a strong and effective board to fully realize its potential for good. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Betties Bombers to advance its mission.

Industry
Betties Bombers works to educate the gaming community about how video games can be used as a tool to improve mental wellness. Betties Bombers specializes in the needs of EMS, Fire, Police and Military service members issues such as, PTSD, Anxiety, Social Isolation and Depression.

Nonprofit Organization Management, Mental Wellness, Video Gaming

Position
Job Title: Volunteer Board Member

Experience
Associate

Job Function
We are seeking to recruit a number of board members, and expect that different candidates will bring a range of skills and experience to Betties Bombers, from the attributes listed.

Employment Type
Temporary

Job Description
The Betties Bombers Board of Directors comprises leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Serving on the Betties Bombers Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about video gaming and mental wellness in the civil and military service sector.

Board members are expected to have the financial acumen to read and understand Betties Bombers financial statements and to otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.

Board members are expected to attend board meetings. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and to come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.

Board members are expected to serve on one or more committees of the board and to actively participate in committee work.

Board Members are expected to be willing to fulfill the duties and standards of conduct required of a board member of an organization that is currently seeking charitable status

Board members are expected to play an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for Betties Bombers to achieve its mission. Board members are expected to leverage personal relationships and connections to help the development committee and staff identify and solicit potential funders, as well as directly invest in Betties Bombers work by making a personal contribution each year.

Board members are expected to responsibly represent Betties Bombers to their respective communities and to advocate for Betties Bombers mission, programs, and services as appropriate.

Board terms last for three years and board members can serve for up to three consecutive terms.

Additional Expectations
Board members are expected to follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions.

Board members must sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings.

Board members will maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of Betties Bombers at all times.

Desired Skills and Expertise
These are some of the skills and expertise that the applicants should possess, though not all of them will apply to every position available:

  • Ability to understand and interrogate financial reports
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Management / project management
  • Event Planning
  • Ability to operate as part of a team
  • Experience with charity finance and fund accounting (for Treasurer role).
  • Fundraising (e.g.  from individuals, partnerships with business and/or civil society organizations, US funding and/or sales of goods and services).
  • Media and communications or PR, including social media.
  • Charity sector / charity law and regulation
  • Developing business models in organizations comparable to Betties Bombers
  • Current or Prior service in EMS, Fire, Police or Military preferred.
  • Experience in the gaming and/or mental health industries a plus.
  • Experience in mental health working as LCSW, Psychiatrist, Psychologist utilizing video games as part of treatment plan is preferred (for medical advisory role).
  • Experience with WordPress and e-commerce.

How To Apply
Please fill out this application in its entirety https://forms.gle/S6novGZhxPSW3j6s7 and send a copy of your resume to stephanie@bettiesbombers.org. We will review your submission and your resume and schedule a call for an interview with you as soon as possible.

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