Employee Type: Part Time
Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Board (Unpaid)
Primary Domain: Advocacy/Professional Action
Experience: At least 3 years experience
Organization Budget: $0 – $1M
Making Acceptable Homeowners mission is to provide superior counseling services to develop strategies, solutions, and core principles for obtaining homeownership. MAH core competencies are focus on integrity, diligence, and transparency to the customer meeting their specific needs in the mortgage industry.
The Board will support the work of Making Acceptable Homeowners and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by Making Acceptable Homeowners’ chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include:
- Serving as a trusted advisor to the CEO as s/he develops and implements Making Acceptable Homeowners’ strategic plan
- Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Making Acceptable Homeowners for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
- Approving Making Acceptable Homeowners’ annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
- Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the CEO
- Assisting the CEO and board chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members
- Partnering with the CEO and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
- Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments
- Representing Making Acceptable Homeowners to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
- Ensuring Making Acceptable Homeowners’ commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Making Acceptable Homeowners serves
The is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Making Acceptable Homeowners mission and who has a track record of board leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performance Board Members.
- Attend quarterly Board meeting and travel to those deemed necessary for in-person attendance
- Make significant personal contribution, meeting an annual minimum give/get commitment
- Serve a one year term to be eligible for re-appointment for unlimited additional term
- Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
- A commitment to and understanding of Making Acceptable Homeowners’ beneficiaries, preferably based on experience
- Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Making Acceptable Homeowners’ beneficiaries.
- Serving on Making Acceptable Homeowners’ Board of Directors is without remunerations, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relationship to Board Members’ duties.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Stephen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please limit cover letter to two pages in length and tell us about yourself, why you’re passionate about this cause, and what value you can offer to Making Acceptable Homeowners.
Please be prepared for telephone interviews.