Benefits of Being a Board Fellow
- Apply classroom knowledge to real-life strategic and operational challenges.
- Develop management and leadership skills through skills through experiential learning.
- Gain experience working with seasoned professionals from the public and private sectors.
- Develop an understanding of nonprofit governance and have an impact on the surrounding community.
Board Fellow Responsibilities
- Attend all board meetings and serve on a board committee.
- Attend and assist with special events as required of full board members.
- Identify and complete a project that is related to the board’s work, adds value to the nonprofit, and utilizes their own experience and expertise.
- Spend 5 to 10 hours per month serving on the board and completing the board-level project.
- Maintain the same standards of confidentiality and other board members.
- Communicate regularly with FBF staff and organization mentor regarding the progress of service and project.
- Participate in FBF training workshops and orientation.