CTC is Recruiting New Board Members–Apply Today!


Position: Volunteer Board Member

Length of Term: Two years

To Apply:  Send a resume and statement of interest to:  Alysa Meyer, Board Chair, alysa.e.meyer@gmail.com

Application Deadline:  November 1, 2018

Northern California Children’s Therapy Center (CTC) seeks 2-3 volunteer Board members to serve a two year term beginning in December of 2018.  CTC is a 501c(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization established to ensure that no child should go through life with a disability that could be prevented through early intervention.

The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization.  To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Hires and evaluates the performance of the executive director
  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes the governance structure by adopting policies which govern CTC
  7. Demonstrates community leadership


  • Understand and promote the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
  • Actively serve on at least one committee and offer to take on special assignments
  • Make an annual financial contribution to the organization commensurate with ability
  • Participate in fundraising activities and special events
  • Strictly adhere to conflict of interest policies
  • Strictly adhere to confidentiality policies

Time Demands (approximate):

  • Attend and actively participate in at least 75% of board meetings (11 monthly board meetings, approximately 2 hours in length, on the 3rd Monday of the month, except December)
  • Attend and actively participate in committee meetings and related work (1-3 hours per month as determined by the committee)
  • Attend and actively participate in special meetings and the annual meeting (approx. 3-4 hours)
  • Attend special events such as fundraisers (approximately 5 hours)
  • Attend new board member orientation (approximately 1-2 hours)
  • Meet with potential donors/funders to make a case for funding the organization, answer questions, solicit donations for the auction, etc. (approx. 6 hours annually)

Financial and Resource Development Expectations:

  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation to the organization each year commensurate to your circumstances (in order to achieve 100% board giving)
  • Sell tickets to fundraising events
  • Recruit sponsors, as needed
  • Identify and cultivate potential donors

CTC is committed to building a diverse board and strongly encourages applications for Board service from people of color, people with disabilities, and older people.