This six-page article presents a broad consideration of how to identify, recruit, vet, and choose potential new board members.
This article provides advice from several people to answer critical questions in deciding what general type of board you might like to serve with, and which specific nonprofit is a good fit for you.
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This is a model job posting for potential new board members.
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Use this simple 13-item rating scale to get a quick assessment of a potential board member. Or use this as a starting point for a more expanded scale tailored for your nonprofit.
If you are wondering whether you are a good fit for a particular nonprofit board, this ten-item checklist will help you make that decision.