New Volunteers, Advocates, Partners and Board Members Welcome.
Become a Board Member!
The Board of Directors is legally responsible for all activities of the agency. Major functions of the Board include: policy, planning, resource development, public relations, finance and personnel.
Requirements of Board Members
Become fully acquainted with the organization's history, mission, services, and finances.
Attend and participate in scheduled meetings of the organization (held every other month)
Become active in at least one committee.
Represent the interests of the organization in the community.
Share your abilities, talents and knowledge.
Promote the organization throughout the region.
Attend events to increase knowledge and awareness of the organization’s activities.
Actively participate in fundraising.
Know the by-laws.
Term of Office Each Board member serves a 3 year term. Two consecutive 3-year terms can be served. Qualifications
Willingness to become knowledgeable of the organization and support our mission and services.
Willing to actively participate in activities and fundraising events.
Knowledge of the community.
Experience in nonprofit volunteer organizations and board governance helpful
Fundraising and event planning ! Do you enjoy planning fun activities? Do you have creative fundraising ideas? Then we need you! Please donate your time and talent. Have fun while helping to enrich the lives of people with disabilities.
If you are or know an adult with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities age 18 or older who may benefit from our program, please contact us at OCCAVT@gmail.com