Sitting as a Director is very rewarding and a great way to volunteer and expand your network. It is also a prestigious way to develop your leadership skills and give back to your community.
The Board Academy is a series of trainings carefully designed to help you successfully obtain a Director position and to thrive in that role. This educational and interactive program contains 8 sessions which will focus on roles and responsibilities, strategic planning, impact evaluation, engagement, fiduciary responsibilities, fundraising and public policy.
This valuable opportunity is open to the public. Enrollment for the Board Academy will be open from November 15, 2017 to January, 18, 2018. Enrollment fees are $195.00 for an eight-session package and $35 for a single session. If you are a Junior League of San Diego member, the enrollment fee is covered by your membership dues.
Trainings will be held at 2-1-1 San Diego in Kearny Mesa from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM; dinner will be provided. The dates for each training are listed below.
Session 1 – January 22, 2018
Board Roles and Responsibilities
Session 2 – February 5, 2018
Session 3 – February 26, 2018
Community Impact and Evaluation
Session 4 – March 12, 2018
Five Tips to Engage Anyone at Any Time
Session 5 – March 26, 2018
Financial Policies and Fiduciary Duties of Non-Profits
Session 6 – April 16, 2018
Fight the Fundraising Fear: Getting Through the Ask to Get the Money in the Door
Session 7 – April 30, 2018
Session 8 – May 14, 2018
Board Panel Session