Nonprofit Board Member's Job Description

Date: January 22, 2007

Often board members find themselves on a nonprofit board of directors with no guidance as to what their role is or the organization's expectations of them. This "job description" is actually advice for new board members of nonprofit organizations. Following this advice can lead to a more successful board, a more successful organization and a more enjoyable experience for the new board member.

This resource is provided for informational and reference purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Specific legal questions regarding this information should be addressed by your organization's legal counsel.