United Way of Larimer County Seeks Board & Committee Members

May 5, 2023 | Member News

Deadline to Apply: May 5, 2023

The United Way of Larimer County is currently seeking applications for community members to join our Board of Directors and committees of our board. The approximate time commitment, depending on role on the board is 5-7 hours per month. Committee member time commitment varies but is typically 2-4 hours per month.

For over 60 years, United Way of Larimer County has tackled issues that matter most to our community. Community needs change over time, which is why UWLC encourages nimble and innovative responses to challenges faced by the people who live, work, learn and play here. UWLC has priorities in youth & education, financial stability, community engagement, and nonprofit excellence. We are seeking candidates who are committed to helping us navigate through the next chapter of our work, as we prioritize equity, narrow and deepen our focus across Larimer County, and champion new and innovative approaches to meeting community needs.

Specific content expertise/sector representation that would support the board, its committees and the organization’s work include:

justice, diversity, equity, and/or inclusion
grantmaking and best practices in philanthropic investments
K12 education and municipal government
personal and/or professional experience navigating/accessing social services, barriers to financial stability or educational success
government grant funding, banking, or lending (Finance and Audit Committee)
public policy expertise, has prior policy development experience, and/or a community organizing or advocacy background (Public Policy Committee)
expertise and a passion for resource development/sales or marketing/communications with specific prior experience communicating with diverse constituencies and utilizing DEIJ principals in communication preferred (Marketing and Development Committee)
expertise with inclusive HR practices and change management (HR Committee request)
in addition, we seek diversity in geographic representation outside of Fort Collins to honor our commitment of being a countywide United Way.
We strongly encourage applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, or from other historically excluded groups. If you feel your skills, experiences and more importantly your passions, align with our mission, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the posted qualifications. In addition, if there are financial or resource barriers to serving on a volunteer board, UWLC is piloting an anonymous board compensation program and welcomes applicants of all income levels to apply. Together, we can create a Larimer United where everyone in our community has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

If you would like more information, please attend any or all of our informal meet and greets with our CEO, Deirdre Sullivan, and the chair of our Board of Directors, Kelly McBartlett.

Wednesday, April 19 from 9:30-10:30a in the lower-level conference room at the United Way of Larimer County (525 W Oak St, Fort Collins)
Monday, May 1 from 5:30-6:30p at Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County, Loveland campus (2500 E 1st St, Loveland)
Tuesday, May 2 from 8-9a at Coffee on the Rocks in Estes Park (510 Moraine Ave)
For our 2023 Board of Directors and board directed committees application, we welcome receiving your information in the method you are most comfortable with. You will be able to submit your application as a fillable form, a written document, a video or any combination thereof.

Apr 14 2023 02:00 PM (MDT)
May 5 2023 11:59 PM (MDT)

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