Advisory Organization - Advisory Board Member


  • Three years

Time Expectation:

  • Attend regularly scheduled advisory board meeting (9 per year), held on the last Tuesday of every month
  • Participate actively in one or more committees of the board
  • Attend scheduled advisory board retreats, planning meetings, workshops or other board development activities
  • Attend, support and participate in special events


  • Attend at least 75% (6-7) of all advisory board meetings
  • Serve on at least one advisory board committee
  • Make a personal financial contribution to The Salvation Army
  • Protect confidentiality of agency matters, avoid conflicts of interest and be loyal to The Salvation Army
  • Understand, support and advocate for The Salvation Army’s mission/programs in the community
  • Monitor, interpret and communicate (to the office and advisory board) the community’s pulse, character and needs
  • Open doors, develop relationship and identify opportunities in the community
  • Serve as a liaison between The Salvation Army and the community
  • Maintain advisory board and corps direction, assure consistency and continuity of programs even in conjunction with leadership changes
  • Provide focus of strategic vision to the corps sand the advisory board
  • Ask questions and regularly contribute to advisory board discussion by offering thoughtful insights and opinions
  • Support advisory board decisions regardless of personal desires and/or opinions
  • Study agenda and other materials distributed prior to each advisory board meeting in preparation for meetings
  • Review and question all minutes and reports submitted to the advisory board
  • Support and assist the officer with solving administrative and operational maters
  • Participate in developing the corps’ strategic plan as appropriate
  • Assist in meeting and measuring the corps’ goals/initiatives as appropriate
  • Participate in corps’ financial development and fundraising efforts
  • Review and approve proposed annual budget
  • Conduct studies and performs research as necessary
  • Be involved in process and controls that ensure corps’ fiscal accountability
  • Demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm and passion
  • Assist with the annual Christmas Campaign

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 18 years old or older