Board Member – Fundraising
SOTENI International

1622 Blue Rock St, Cincinnati, OH 45223, Usa
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Board Member – Fundraising

Our boardOur dedicated Board of Trustees is a diverse group of professionals from Cincinnati and around the United States, committed to fulfilling the mission of SOTENI. Board members are actively engaged in advancing the strategic goals of SOTENI in the United States and in Kenya.SOTENI's Board is a working Board. Members are asked to serve on a Board Committee, and are directly involved with organization strategic planning; program innovation and monitoring & evaluation; financial management; establishing fundraising goals; representing SOTENI to their respective communities and advocating for its mission, programs, and services as appropriate.
PositionCome be a part of our Village!SOTENI International is looking for dedicated, results-driven, entrepreneurial-spirited individuals who will help take our fundraising initiatives to the next level including: grow annual, major and planned gifts; assist with annual fundraising events; and increase grant proposal submissions through identifying prospective foundations, trusts, government organizations and corporate supporters.SOTENI International Needs YOU if….
  • You are excited about being part of a hard-working and respectful team
  • You have the time and energy to spend 6 -10 hours a month doing board work: attending board meetings, participating in committee work, and being an ambassador for SOTENI International
  • You are motivated to become a great fundraiser and prepared to learn new skills to succeed in this role
We’re especially interested in talking with you if:
  • You have been a leader on a non-profit board before and you are ready to bring your experience and insight to another organization
  • You are an experienced fundraiser, and enthusiastic about sharing your skills
  • You come from a diverse background
Your ideas on how to best contribute your skills, energy and resources are most welcomed. Please don’t hesitate to contact SOTENI to explore the many ways you can get involved!
Desired skills
Board, Communications, Fundraising*, Grants, Marketing
When5-6 times per year
WhereOffice in Northside, Cincinnati, and via conference call
Commitment5 to 7 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
Requirements•We prefer that Board Members live in or around Cincinnati to facilitate one on one connections with other Board Members, our staff, and local donors. We would consider remote Board Members. •SOTENI Board Member responsibilities include attendance at regular board meetings (average 5-6 per year), the Annual Retreat, as well as teleconference meetings and active electronic conversations as part of Board committees. •Board members are asked to serve on one or more Board committees depending on their interests, and to actively participate in committee work. •Board members hold a fiduciary responsibility for management of organizational capital and ensuring appropriate filings with federal, state, and local authorities consistent with the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. •Board terms last for two years and board members can serve for up to two consecutive terms. After a one-year absence following the second term, a board member may be invited back. •If a member needs to leave the Board prior to the end of two years, the Board will determine a replacement at the next scheduled meeting. The attendance policy allows for removal if three consecutive meetings are missed without notice.
On-boardingOnline applications can be made either through United Way or SOTENI's online application form: Candidates should email a copy of their resume/CV to Alex at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed by the Board Nominating Committee, and candidates may be selected for an interview. SOTENI is currently recruiting for April 2019 start dates, but will keep interested candidate's information on file. Onboarding begins with a meeting with the Board Chair and Executive Director for an orientation. Board orientation covers the organization's history, mission and guiding principles and all recent organization documents - including financial and board reports. The onboarding process is a joint review of the board manual which includes: board member roles & responsibilities, board member agreement and conflict of interest agreement and all other pertinent documentation.
Our missionTo reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in rural Kenya and improve the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Children, Education, Health