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Fundraising Development Committee Members

Norwalk Community Health Center

Flexible times

THINKERS AND DOERS WANTED to build awareness and financial support for a dynamic and innovative nonprofit health care provider. We encourage you to consider joining still evolving, roll-up-your-sleeves group of board and non-board committee members, if the opportunity and needs outlined below speak to you.PurposeProvide oversight and guidance to the Board to develop resources and philanthropic revenue that ensures Norwalk Community Health Center has the financial ability to carry out its mission.Skills, Attributes and PrerequisitesUnderstanding of and commitment to the vision, mission and goals of Norwalk Community Health CenterWillingness to make a personal annual contribution to Norwalk Community Health CenterWillingness to be an ambassador for Norwalk Community Health Center in the larger communityPrimary Roles and ResponsibilitiesFormulate fundraising goals and action plans, in concert with staff, to support the organization’s short and long-range goals and objectives.Recommend fundraising goals to Board for approval.Monitor and regularly report progress of development initiatives to the Board.Assist in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospects.Determine whether a potential donor’s interests, skills, and values match those of opportunities at Norwalk Community Health Center, and if so, consider asking them to join the Development Committee.Help plan and implement fundraising and awareness raising events.

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120 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

Provide Snacks

Family & Children's Agency

Flexible times

Family & Children’s Agency is seeking volunteers to provide store or restaurant bought pre-packaged snacks for clients in multiple programs. Volunteers may purchase and provide packaged breads, muffins, cookies, fruit, pretzels or any snack of your choice (healthy snacks are always a good option). This a great way to get friends and family plan the snack and shop together. OpportunitiesProvide snacks for 40 - 50 middle school students in the After School Program located at Ben Franklin School. Snacks must be delivered by 3 p.m. on a selected weekday.Provide snacks for 40 - 50 homeless adults at the Community Connections Center located at 140 Water Street in South Norwalk. Snacks can be delivered any time on a selected day.Provide snacks for 10 women in our MOMS Group held at 140 Water Street in South Norwalk. Snacks must be delivered during program hours.Provide snacks for 10 women in our recovery program, which is held at 9 Mott Avenue in Norwalk. Snacks must be delivered before 10 a.m. on a selected Monday, Wednesday or Friday.Requirements To become a volunteer with Family & Children’s Agency, volunteers must complete an application. Volunteers are also invited to attend an agency orientation with Volunteer Services.Volunteers can commit to one time, or participate on a scheduled basis. Skills Needed:Good judgmentDependability/consistencyCultural sensitivity/awarenessFamily & Children’s Agency is a leading non-profit, human service organization that is committed to increasing the social and emotional well-being of our clients. We provide strength-based, solution focused services that respond to the individual needs of children & families, youth, adults, and seniors.Last year more than 10,000 individuals of all ages and all walks of life experienced life-altering, positive changes as a result of their work with Family & Children’s Agency.

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Family & Children's Agency
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850

Cag Board Of Director Member To Serve As Treasurer

Connecticut Association For The Gifted

Flexible times

The Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG),founded in 1969, is the pre-eminent parent, teacher and school resource and legislative advocate for Connecticut’s talented and high-ability students. CAG provides families with information, resources and programs to benefit their gifted and talented children; educators with high-quality professional development; and Boards of Education with the tools to support talented students. CAG is committed to increasing public awareness statewide that talented and high-ability children exist in all socio-economic, ethnic, and racial groups. CAG also is interested in extending its reach to traditionally underserved populations.CAG is seeking an individual to serve as Treasurer of the Board of Directors.As Treasurer, your responsibilities would be to:Serve as Ex-officio of the Finance and Audit CommitteeBe an authorized signer on checks and contractsCreate and maintain policies related to the budget, audit, investment, financial controls and fiscal management philosophiesLead budget development and monitoring processPrepare reports for Board of Directors meetings on the status of the current budget, investments and any financial issues requiring Board review and/or approvalArrange payment of CAG expensesTrain and oversee bookkeeper who:Enters monthly transactions with account and class categorizations into QuickBooksIssues financial reports, as neededFiles tax returns annuallyDistributes 1099sArrange for annual Financial Review, and provide information to CAG’s public accounting firmFulfill other duties as assigned by the Board President.This is an unpaid (volunteer) position. To apply or for further information contact Lisa Garner at

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P.O. Box 2598
WESTPORT, Connecticut 06880

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