From Vivian Steir Rabin: A few weeks ago, a mutual friend introduced me to Cynthia Remec, CEO of BoardAssist and a "guru" of nonprofit board placement. We had a great conversation, and she shared with me that a lot of the nonprofits with which she works are looking for former professionals who are now at home who can give their Boards time, as well as money. More importantly, she spoke very eloquently about all the ways Board service, not just volunteering, can help you land a paying job. Fortunately, she's written a great blog on this topic, which we encourage you to peruse.
Planning Your Next Career Move? Don’t Forget to Join a Nonprofit Board
by Cynthia Remec
As the Executive Director of BoardAssist, I receive a steady stream of inquiries and referrals from job coaches nearly every day. Why? Because it’s their job to help you find yours, and nonprofit board service gives you an edge. What exactly are those benefits?
Board Membership Benefits
There are several advantages to joining a board, but one of the primary benefits becomes apparent the moment the selection process begins and well before a final decision is made.
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