Opportunities to Work and Volunteer

Are You/Do You

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Self-Motivated and Detail Oriented?

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Tech-Savy, Open Minded and Approachable?

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Have an A+ Emotional Intelligence?

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Have Lived Experiences (Leader Liaison)?

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Have a Sense of Humor and Practice Self-Care?

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Catch on Fast and/or Work Hard to Learn?

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Optimistic and Passionate about our Cause?

Are You/Do You

  • Self-Motivated and Detail Oriented?
  • Tech-Savy, Open Minded and Approachable?
  • Have an A+ Emotional Intelligence?
  • Have Lived Experiences (Leader Liaison)?
  • Have a Sense of Humor and Practice Self-Care?
  • Catch on Fast and/or Work Hard to Learn?
  • Optimistic and Passionate about our Cause?

JOIN OUR TEAM!

Become a Board Member


Expectations for NEABPD Board Service:

  • know NEA’s mission, programs and needs
  • follow the bylaws, policies and board resolutions
  • fulfill their Duties of Care, Loyalty and other Obligations
  • commit to participate in at least one committee or task force
  • give a meaningful personal financial donation each year to NEABPD
  • help identify personal connections, networks and resources that can benefit the organization’s fundraising, reputational standing, and public policy advocacy
  • serve as an active advocate and ambassador for NEABPD
  • prepare for, attend and conscientiously participate in all board meetings
  • sign an annual conflicts-of-interest disclosure statement, update it during the year whenever actual or potential conflicts emerge, and
  • abstain on any related votes
  • maintain confidentiality about all matters internal to NEA

To self nominate (click here)

To nominate another (click here)

For more information on becoming a board member please contact abby@neabpd.org.

Serve on a Committee


Our Committees

 

The Governance Committee meets monthly via video conference to ensure non profit best principles are being practiced in all areas of NEABPD.  This committee serves as the nomination committee for the Board of Directors.

The Finance Committee provides oversight, reporting, and strategic counsel to the Board of Directors regarding NEABPD’s financials assets so that the organization can achieve its mission (Committee is in formation).  Committee will meet monthly via video conference call.

The Suicide Prevention Committee (SPC) was established to create a working group to engage in suicide prevention efforts in overlapping communities. Recognizing the role that BPD often plays in suicidal and self-injurious behavior, SPC encourages and supports the involvement of families in suicide prevention efforts. The committee meets as needed – approximately quarterly, via video conference call.

The Recovery Resources Committee endeavors to seek resources and promote policies that will aid individuals in their recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. The committee meets quarterly via video conference call.

The Family Connection Committee meets monthly via video conference call to establish policies and procedures for Family Connections.

The Research Committee serves as a liaison between persons engaged in research, the Board of NEABPD and the public.  This committee meets as needed and conducts much of its work through email.

The Marketing / PR Committee (in formation) will develop a marketing plan for outreach, engagement and support.  Committee will meet monthly via video conference call.

We also have a variety of task forces that work on a smaller project for a set period of time.  Some examples of task forces include:

  • Activities Beyond Family Connections
  • Advocacy
  • Family Connections Online

We ask our committee members to:

  1. Make a serious commitment to participate actively in the committee’s work, including substantive participation in meetings and discussions;
  2. Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time;
  3. Stay informed about committee matters, prepare well for meetings, and review and comment on minutes and reports;
  4. Get to know other committee members and build a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus;
  5. Actively participate in the committee’s annual evaluation.

Want to get involved and serve on a committee.  Please email abby@neabpd.org stating the committee you want to get involved with and why you want to get more involved in that committee.

Donate Free Time / Clerical Office Help

Have a couple hours a week to provide clerical support to our staff.  Can be done in your home.  Knowledge with either Excel or Microsoft Office required.

Please email abby@neabpd.org for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

1.  Become a Board Member


Expectations for NEABPD Board Service:

  • know NEA’s mission, programs and needs
  • follow the bylaws, policies and board resolutions
  • fulfill their Duties of Care, Loyalty and other Obligations
  • commit to participate in at least one committee or task force
  • give a meaningful personal financial donation each year to NEABPD
  • help identify personal connections, networks and resources that can benefit the organization’s fundraising, reputational standing, and public policy advocacy
  • serve as an active advocate and ambassador for NEABPD
  • prepare for, attend and conscientiously participate in all board meetings
  • sign an annual conflicts-of-interest disclosure statement, update it during the year whenever actual or potential conflicts emerge, and
  • abstain on any related votes
  • maintain confidentiality about all matters internal to NEA

To self nominate (click here)

To nominate another (click here)

For more information on becoming a board member please contact abby@neabpd.org.

2.  Serve on a Committee


Our Committees

The Governance Committee meets monthly via video conference to ensure non profit best principles are being practiced in all areas of NEABPD.  This committee serves as the nomination committee for the Board of Directors.

The Finance Committee provides oversight, reporting, and strategic counsel to the Board of Directors regarding NEABPD’s financials assets so that the organization can achieve its mission (Committee is in formation).  Committee will meet monthly via video conference call.

The Suicide Prevention Committee (SPC) was established to create a working group to engage in suicide prevention efforts in overlapping communities. Recognizing the role that BPD often plays in suicidal and self-injurious behavior, SPC encourages and supports the involvement of families in suicide prevention efforts. The committee meets as needed – approximately quarterly, via video conference call.

The Recovery Resources Committee endeavors to seek resources and promote policies that will aid individuals in their recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. The committee meets quarterly via video conference call.

The Family Connection Committee meets monthly via video conference call to establish policies and procedures for Family Connections.

The Research Committee serves as a liaison between persons engaged in research, the Board of NEABPD and the public.  This committee meets as needed and conducts much of its work through email.

The Marketing / PR Committee (in formation) will develop a marketing plan for outreach, engagement and support.  Committee will meet monthly via video conference call.

We also have a variety of task forces that work on a smaller project for a set period of time.  Some examples of task forces include:

  • Activities Beyond Family Connections
  • Advocacy
  • Family Connections Online

We ask our committee members to:

  1. Make a serious commitment to participate actively in the committee’s work, including substantive participation in meetings and discussions;
  2. Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time;
  3. Stay informed about committee matters, prepare well for meetings, and review and comment on minutes and reports;
  4. Get to know other committee members and build a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus;
  5. Actively participate in the committee’s annual evaluation.

Want to get involved and serve on a committee.  Please email abby@neabpd.org stating the committee you want to get involved with and why you want to get more involved in that committee.

3.  Donate free time / clerical office help


Have a couple hours a week to provide clerical support to our staff.  Can be done in your home.  Knowledge with either Excel or Microsoft Office required.

Please email abby@neabpd.org for more information.

 

 

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