Long-Term (1 year)

Application for She Helps to Empower Board of Trustees

Are you a woman passionate about the power of community? Interested in joining a non-profit board? Do you have experience with fundraising, non-profit management or finances & accounting?  She Helps to Empower is actively seeking new members for the Board of Trustees. We are in an exciting period of growth and change and YOU could be a part of it!

Founded nearly 6 years ago, She Helps to Empower is created by women, for women that provide free programs and seminars. We offer resources referral and opportunities for empowerment, learning, healing, trauma support, and understanding, and are supported by volunteers who work hard to meet women where they need us most. 


She Helps to Empower welcomes all women. We are seeking to increase our organizational budget and develop a stronger strategic plan for the long-term success of She Helps to Empower. 

She Helps to Empower Board of Trustees is responsible for the organization’s vision, goals, policies, finances, and staffing. Trustees have the following responsibilities:

  • Management and oversight over all property, affairs, and funds of the agency.

  • Planning of long-term strategic goals and vision for She Helps to Empower.

  • Creation and revision of personnel policies, hiring, oversight, evaluation and support of the staff.

  • Support for fundraising initiatives.

  • Facilitation of communication among the Board, staff, members, and community.

  • Committee assignments include Finance, Human Resources, Evaluation, Strategic Planning, and Fundraising.

We are seeking candidates with the following characteristics:

  • Strong commitment to the mission of the Center.

  • Willing to make a commitment of at least 10 hours per month, including attending at least 80% of monthly Board meetings. (Via  Conference Calls, Video Chat, and  In -Person)

  • Experience or education in human services, graphic design, non-profit governance, community organizing, law, tax and finance, health, fundraising, and/or human resources.

  • Prospective members will be expected to meet individually with two Board members and attend two one hour open-session Board meetings where prospective members will have the opportunity to talk with the entire Board.

She Helps to Empower is committed to maintaining a Board reflecting the diversity of the women we serve. We strongly encouraged you to apply.

For more information please email nspire@shehelpstoempower.me.

  • Please submit a brief bio about you

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter

  • Please explain what sort of experience you have or why you have a strong interest in these areas