Board Member – Finance
Caution for Kids

Po Box 671, Batavia, OH 45103
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Board Member – Finance

Our boardDo you have a passion for working with children? Are you looking to make a difference in your community?  Our mission is simple: To give families throughout Clermont County safety resources through outreach, trainings, and events. One of the major projects that the organization will be undertaking will be creating a free standing, child-sized, interactive Safety Village for all children, families, and community members who reside in Clermont County. Please visit our website at for more information about our vision! Safety is Essential!
PositionThe Finance Committee is a standing committee with goals of providing financial oversight of Caution for Kids and provides advice and counsel to the Board of Directors on financial matters. The committee propose the annual budget to the Board and consults on strategic issues with financial implications.Membership of the Finance Committee is reviewed by the President. The Finance Director, Committee Members will work together to determine committee needs and will brainstorm new and potential committee members.
Desired skills
Accounting, Business Development, Coaching, Finance*, Legal, Management, Project Management
WhenTBD; Founding Board is in the process of forming.
WhereTBD; during COVID pandemic we will meet over Zoom.
Commitment3 to 5 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
RequirementsDuties of all Caution for Kids of Clermont County Board Members:Board members are expected to be fully informed on organizational matters, to contribute to debate on issues and to contribute to the Board’s policy deliberations. They are expected to understand and support Caution for Kids of Clermont County’s mission statement and strategic plan.Board member duties include the following:
  • Attend meetings and show commitment to Board activities.
  • Be well informed on issues and agenda items in advance to meetings.
  • Participate on one or more committees or in an ad hoc manner as requested by the Board President or Vice President.
  • Monitor public response to the work and policies of the Organization.
  • Participate in Board orientation meetings to ensure organizational and fund development knowledge and to participate in volunteer and donor recognition events.
  • Provide candid, open, and honest feedback and evaluation when appropriate.
  • Take initiative in informing the organization about opportunities for funding or program development.
  • Identify individuals in the community for volunteer participation or funding support.
  • Provide leadership within the Board and in the community on behalf of the organization and its programs.
On-boardingOnce applicant has been approved to serve on the Caution for Kids Board of Directors, board members will complete a formal board orientation and will be placed with a veteran board mentor.
Additional InfoFinance Director Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership for the committee.
  • Facilitate communication and discussion during the meetings.
  • Serve as spokesperson within the organization for the committee.
  • Facilitate the meeting according to the agenda.
  • Create the agenda in partnership with staff support.
  • Provide research as needed for the committee.
  • Send out meeting reminders and agendas.
  • Take minutes during the meeting and create the monthly board report.
  • Stay in regular communication with the Board President.
  • Bring the viewpoint of the Board of Directors to the committee discussion.
  • Bring action items and recommendations from the Committee to the Board President when necessary.
  • Report Board decision back to the committee.
  • Responsible for appointing, welcoming, and orienting new members of the committee with consultation of the Board of Directors. New members of the operating committees may be appointed at any time.
  • Serves as Treasurer of the organization.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Reports to the board at each board meeting on the status of the association’s finances and makes financial information available to the board members and the public.
Our missionOur mission is to provide health and safety support and resources to families of young children, ages birth to Kindergarten of Clermont County through outreach, training, and events.
Children, Education