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FISH OF GREATER NEW HAVEN, INC.
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October 15, 2014

FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., is currently recruiting new members to serve on its Board of Directors.  Ideal candidates will be self-motivated team-players with a strong sense of civic responsibility and a commitment to serving the community.

FISH of Greater New Haven is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit food pantry, delivering groceries and foodstuffs to low- and no-income households in New Haven, Connecticut.  FISH is the only food pantry in the area that delivers directly to clients’ doors and is staffed almost entirely by volunteers.  Additional information can be found at fishofgreaternewhaven.org.

Responsibilities:

  1. Help establish a clear organizational mission and purpose.
  2. Oversee the organization’s Executive Director.
  3. Approve the organization’s programs and services.
  4. Attend monthly Board meetings.
  5. Assume a leadership role on behalf of the organization.
  6. Participate in standing or ad-hoc committees.
  7. Support fundraising efforts.
  8. Ensure sound financial management and stability.
  9. Assume shared fiduciary and legal responsibilities for organization.
  10. Establish standards for organizational performance and hold organization accountable.
  11. Serve occasionally as a representative on behalf of the organization and as an ambassador to the community.

Qualifications:

  1. A passion for serving those in need.
  2. A strong sense of responsibility and community leadership.
  3. A desire and willingness to learn and investigate how best to serve the community.
  4. An eagerness to implement change when needed.
  5. An ability to work as part of team.
  6. Flexibility, creativity, energy, and vision.
  7. Spare time to commit to and take on the above responsibilities.

 

Interested?  Please submit a brief cover letter and résumé via email to Steve Werlin (swerlin@fishofgreaternewhaven.org).

FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or unfavorable discharge from military service.  We especially encourage those from underrepresented groups to apply, as we embrace the notion that diversity of voice is essential to sound governance.

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