Board Member
YMCA of Metro North, Inc.

2 Centennial Dr #4a, Peabody, MA 01960

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Our board YMCA of Metro North – Torigian Family YMCA Branch

Purpose of the Branch Board of Advisors:
To advise and lead the Torigian Branch of the YMCA of Metro North (“the Y”) whose mission is dedicated to improving the health of mind, body and spirit of individuals and families in our communities. We welcome men, women, boys and girls of all incomes, faiths and cultures.

Terms of the Branch Board Membership:
Three years for a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms.

Functions of the Branch Board of Advisors: Plan and conduct the work of the branch in conformity with the Association’s bylaws, policies, regulations, and rules. To provide financial leadership to branch in regards to fund-raising to fulfill its mission and the needs of the community.
Position The Torigian Family YMCA is seeking a Branch Advisory Board Member!

The duties are as follows:

  • Be knowledgeable and well informed about the Torigian Branch, the YMCA of Metro North and the worldwide YMCA movement.

  • Attend at least 70 percent of Board of Advisors meetings and committee/task force meetings, be well prepared and participate fully in all such meetings by asking questions, participating in deliberations, considering other points of view, making constructive suggestions. Perform standing or ad hoc assignments.

  • Serve on at least one committee or task force and provide leadership to committees, task forces, special events, and fundraising efforts.

  • Prepare, as necessary, between meetings as well as perform tasks between meetings.

  • Be available to meet with the Branch Executive Director when called upon for advice, counsel, advocacy, etc.

  • Contribute to the financial well-being of the Torigian Branch of the YMCA of Metro North.

  • Consider the Y a major focus of the member’s philanthropy.

  • Directly or through your guidance, contribute generously to the Torigian Branch of the YMCA of Metro North with a goal of giving/getting $1500 Amount annually.

  • The Torigian Branch Board of Advisors values public service and community leaders and recognizes the important contributions these individuals make on behalf of the YMCA.

  • Participate personally as an active board member in Torigian Branch sponsored campaigns, such as annual and capital campaigns and in special fund raising events.

  • Identify and cultivate financial and non-financial resources for the benefit of the Y.

  • Be loyal to the Y, always exercising board powers in the interest of the Y, and not for personal interest.

Desired skills
Diversity/Inclusion, Fundraising
When TBD
Where Torigian Family YMCA, 259 Lynnfield Street, Peabody
Commitment 1 to 3 hours/month
Donation Organization strives for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.

  • Expertise in leading organizations to most effectively and efficiently achieves objectives.

  • Unquestionable character, exemplifying the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

  • Strong commitment to the movement mission and interest in, and support for, the objectives of the Torigian Branch of the YMCA of Metro North.

  • Cultural competence, understanding and respect for diverse view-points of others.

On-boarding In Person Meeting
Additional Info Serving the communities of Peabody and Lynnfield since the 1960’s, the Torigian Family YMCA is a village of dedicated people striving to do better and to be better, together. Over 25,000 community members participate in the impactful youth development, healthy living and social responsibility programming offered by the Torigian Family YMCA.
Our mission

The YMCA of Metro North builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body.

Children, Education, Health, Life Skills