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"Why Should I Serve on a Board?"

There are many benefits to serving on a volunteer board.

Benefits to Individual

  • Builds your personal and professional reputation, as well as the business you represent
  • Great skill/career development in several aspects including, but not limited to, law, fund development and business development
  • Sense of well-being and satisfaction from engagement and sharing your worthy talents
  • Impact your community in a positive manner
  • Experiencing new challenges

Questions to consider before committing to a volunteer board

  • Do you have the time?
  • Are you passionate about the cause?
  • Is the organization worth your time?
  • Can you make a financial commitment?
  • Can you help fundraise?
  • Can you be selfless?
  • Can you handle the culture?

Last Updated: 03/02/15
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