About the Role
Leads the Board by inviting participation of Board Members; facilitates communication among the Board and between Board and staff; guides evaluations of Executive Director and the Board; delegates authority; raises funds and supports resource development efforts; maintains visibility in the community; and supports CAMHs mission.
The applicant must be 18 years of age or older
The applicant must be willing to undergo a background check or live scan form
The applicant must hold a high school diploma or equivalent or hold a tenure record of experience in the applicable domain for the position for which the applicant is applying for
The applicant holds a valid driver's license
BOARD MEMBER ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Is knowledgeable about the social concerns of the community.
Has the resources (personal and/or corporate) to apply to the needs of the Council on Adolescent Mental Health.
Trusteeship: Responsible for protecting the mission.
Planning: In partnership with the executive director, participate in setting direction for the future.
Policy and Evaluation: Policies that govern the organization’s daily operations, from programs to human resources.
Resource Development: Exercise fiduciary oversight and assist in raising and contributing money for
Ensure and safeguard the organization’s mission and purpose.
Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and maintaining accountability.
Enhancing the organization’s public standing.
Ensuring that high quality professional leadership is employed.
Ensuring a diverse and high-performance board composition and ongoing development.
Ensuring that a strategic plan is developed and followed.
Review and approve operating policies and procedures.
Review organization’s programs and service strategy for continuous improvement.
Evaluation of the Board and Board member effectiveness.
Ensuring adequate resources.
Work with the executive director in managing resources effectively.
Complete the orientation session for new Board Members.
Serve as an active member of at least one standing committee
Serve as advocate and spokesperson for Council on Adolescent Mental Health in your formal and informal networks.
Assist in financial development for the organization by making a personal financial contribution and by participating in the organization’s fundraising projects.
Attend and participate in 75% of board meetings either in-person or via telecommunications means.
Participate in the development of and approve the organization’s strategic plan Participate in Board leadership and development activities conducted or sponsored by local organizations and other community resources.
Perform all other duties that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of the organization.
For any questions you may have, please contact Executive Director Hugo Balcazar at email@example.com or call our office at 805-668-4399.
About the Company
Council on Adolescent Mental Health, Inc. (CAMH) is a California Public Benefit Corporation that helps to serve the mental health needs of youth located in San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County. CAMH is currently working with local schools to institute peer counseling programs for the benefit of students in grades 9-12.
Mission: Give adolescents on the central coast the opportunity to build their confidence, relational skills and activate their potential to grow emotionally as one united group through peer-support.
Vision: Provide mental health services that uphold high standards in healthcare as well as to educate the local youth population on behavioral health topics to better help themselves and each other.