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Job Description for The Green Apple Project Board Member Position

Title: Member of the Board of Directors

Length of Term: Three years

Reports To: Entire Board of Directors

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning

  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight

  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members

  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director

  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission

  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organization


  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission to improve and protect quality of life for the individuals and families we serve

  • Serve as an advocate and ambassador for the organization

  • Be familiar with the organization’s programs, policies, operations, and decisions

  • Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings

  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments. Current committees include: Executive, Finance, Events & Membership, Development

  • Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings

  • Respond in a timely fashion to regular emails and communications

  • Make a personally meaningful donation

  • Participate in fundraising activities

  • Make an effort to attend GAP-coordinated community events and meetings

  • Disclose conflicts of interest and maintain confidentiality

Time Demands (approximate):

  • Attend and actively participate in monthly board meetings (typically 5:30-7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month)

  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work (typically one-hour meetings either once per month or every other month + related work)

  • Attend and actively participate in the annual planning retreat (scheduled with a majority vote)

  • Attend annual Campfire Tour (one Saturday in October)

  • Attend new board member orientation (approx. 2 hours)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Willingness to serve the autistic community and be part of a team

  • Familiarity/involvement with GAP programs

  • Strong network inside and outside the LC Valley community

  • Volunteer or professional experience in fundraising, event planning, advocacy, non-profit management, or local government

Board Election Process

  • Complete and submit the Application for Board Membership

  • Only individuals 18 years or older are eligible

  • Applications will be reviewed by the Events & Membership committee for consideration of membership. Interviews may be conducted either in-person, via teleconference, or videoconference

Questions? Contact us at greenappleprojectlcv@gmail.com or 208-503-0826.

The Green Apple Project is committed to building a diverse and inclusive Board of Directors and organization.

Board membership application