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Nonprofit Board Secretary
– Volunteer Position

Organization: Be Bold For Change
Location: Seattle / Bellevue or Remote

job summary

Be Bold for Change is seeking a Board Secretary to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to the board of directors and the Executive Director. This is a working board position, and the successful candidate will need to roll up their sleeves and be committed to attending monthly board meetings.

key responsibilites

  • Record minutes of board meetings and distribute to board members in a timely manner

  • Maintain accurate records of board and committee meetings, including agendas, minutes, working calendar and other pertinent documents

  • Schedule board and committee meetings, and ensure proper notification is provided to all attendees

  • Assist the Executive Director and board members with preparation of meeting materials and agendas

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and bylaws

  • Maintain the organization's legal and historical documents, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, and any federal or state corporate filings

  • Assist with recruiting and onboarding new board members

  • Help plan and execute unique events and initiatives as needed

  • Attend monthly board meetings and actively participate in discussions and decision-making processes


  • 5+ years of experience as a board secretary or in a similar role

  • Experience working in a nonprofit board setting, with knowledge of board governance best practices

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively 

  • Excellent communication and people skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications, or related field (Master's degree preferred)

how to apply

To apply for this Nonprofit Board Secretary position, please submit your board bio or professional resume, a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications, and three professional references to no later than May 31st, 2023. We look forward to hearing from you!

Be Bold for Change is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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