Designing Dreams Board of Advisors is a group of talented, passionate, young professionals committing their time and talents to inspiring hope and happiness in kids actively fighting cancer.
About you: You are a fun-loving, passionate, enthusiastic, mission-driven young professional looking to make a difference, build friendships, and contribute to our mission in a meaningful way. You are eager to bring your ideas, energy, (and favorite cocktail!) to a startup non-profit organization with a bright future. You have the time to commit to meeting preparation, meeting attendance, and post meeting deliverables.
The ideal makeup of this committee includes young professionals with experience in: child life specialist, professionals in the pediatric oncology space, interior designer, parents of pediatric cancer patient, non-profit consultants with experience in program scalability, start-up non-profit Executive Directors, or other professional experiences as it relates to non-profit management or pediatric cancer.
This is a virtual Board of Advisors, we accepted applications from anywhere in the United States and will hold our meetings via video conference.
Meetings: The Program & Expansion Committee will meet for 1-hour every 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm PST/ 7pm CST/ 8pm EST. These meetings are mandatory and video must be turned on. Missing more than 2 committee meetings per year will result in the removal from the Board of Advisors.
Each meeting will feature an optional creative cocktail with the receipt sent out 1 week prior to the meeting (feel free to bring your drink of choice as well)! In addition to Monthly Committee Meetings, there are mandatory Quarterly Board of Advisors Meetings.
Networking: As members of the Board of Advisors, we are counting on you to share our mission with your network. We expect you will share all fundraising campaigns via email and social media with family, friends, and peers, as well as post once per month about Designing Dreams on your personal Instagram, Facebook, or LinkedIn account.
Fundraising: We are a lean organization and depend on our volunteers to help raise funds to complete bedroom transformations for kids fighting cancer. We ask all Board of Advisors to help us reach our fundraising goals. Our fundraising expectations include a $500 minimum give or get per year per year. To reach this you can: 1) Run a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign to raise $500 annually 2) Join monthly giving program at $12/month, get 3 friends to join at $10/month 3) Join monthly giving program at $42/month or 4) Donate $500 annually. Our Executive Director is here to support you and provide the tools and advice you need to reach this goal.
Committee Structure: There will be a chair or co-chairs for this committee that will set the agenda before the meeting, take notes during the meeting, as well as share the minutes with the committee and set action items after each meeting. The chair/ co-chairs will report to Designing Dream’s Executive Director.
Term limits: 2 years with the option to renew for another 2 years