Our council is seeking volunteers who can support on a project-by-project basis. Our current needs are:
Roles and Responsibility of Board Members: Girls on the Run serving the Greater Piedmont currently serves 7 counties and has served more than 10,000+ girls and their families in the last 13 years. We look forward to serving many more. To help us do this, we are recruiting individuals with the passion, skills, and experience needed to affect fundraising, strategy, program growth, sustainability, and outreach to join our Board of Directors.
Expectations for board members include virtual attendance at board meetings (12 per year) with 2 in-person meetings, $500 fundraising commitment (give and/or get) and attend/assist at: the annual Girls on the Run 5Ks (one in fall and one in spring), Lakefront Hops Fest (one in fall and one in spring) & annual fundraising event (Sneaker Soiree). Board members must serve on at least one sub-committee based on their interests and skill sets. They are responsible for the governance of the organization and lead strategy, fundraising, and outreach efforts. Board terms last two years and begin in January with a six-year max.
Time Commitment: Board meetings - 1 hour per month
Strategic Planning Committee - 3 year plan providing vision and direction to the overall council
Fundraising Committee - raising funds, collecting items, and preparing for council events
5K Committee - planning and implementing our end of season 5K celebration events
Program Committee - helps with expansion efforts in territories served
Rhylee Fielding Memorial Scholarship Committee - reading applications and narrowing candidates to the final winners
Time Commitment Committees: 30 minutes per month