Are you passionate about breastfeeding and want to make a difference in the lives of local breastfeeding families?
Do you feel frustrated with the way our healthcare system marginalizes and often provides unequal care for low-income families?
If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, keep on reading!!!
The San Diego Breastfeeding Center Foundation is looking for a dynamic and creative person, who is passionate about resolving inequities in breastfeeding support, to join our board of directors for a 2-year term. This is a volunteer position.
San Diego Breastfeeding Center Foundation mission:
The mission of San Diego Breastfeeding Center Foundation (SDBFCF) is to reduce socioeconomic disparities in breastfeeding support by increasing access to qualified lactation consultants for low-income families. We do this by subsidizing free or reduced-fee breastfeeding consultations and classes to low-income and financially-limited families.
Board Member Roles:
Attend about two 2-hour board meetings per year
Attend our Big Latch On event during World Breastfeeding Week, the first week of August.
Help fundraise during our end-of-the-year email fundraising campaign
Provide creative ideas for community collaborations and fundraising campaigns/events
Assist with small tasks throughout the year that support/foster donor relations and solicit new donors
Available to respond to emails within 24 hours
Passionate about breastfeeding and supporting breastfeeding families
Passionate about resolving inequities in the healthcare system
Availability to attend board meetings during business hours a few times per year
Natural ability to cultivate relationships
Willingness to fundraise within your own social circle, as well as through social media
Willingness to create and share new ideas for fundraising and community collaborations.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Robin Kaplan, board president, by April 22, 2019. firstname.lastname@example.org