Board Member

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Quarterly, sometimes intermittently
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

PeopleWorks-NM provides innovative services to significantly improve the mental health and wellbeing of older adults and families within the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho area, and now expanding into other areas of the state during the pandemic. As a member of the Board of Directors, you will help guide the strategic direction of this growth-oriented organization, ensure its legal and ethical integrity, enhance its public standing, provide financial oversight, and ensure mission critical initiatives are achieved.
Historically our board members have served in advisory capacity, but board members who are able to devote 2-10 hours monthly who have specific skills in fundraising, technology, marketing, and program development are particularly sought during this time so as to develop our capacity to serve populations facing grief and loss, isolation, and digital inequality.

Skills Needed: 
Human Resources/Leadership Development
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Health and Medicine
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

We hope to expand our capacity of persons receiving counseling via telehealth and also create new offerings of group support and classes on topics of grief and loss, coping with caregiving, and advance planning. During the time of the pandemic and beyond, people are experiencing stress, grief, depression, anxiety.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Volunteer appreciation gifts, meal for annual meeting (or equivalent), video technology for board meetings.

Additional Requirements: 

Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree, board member experience, (nonprofit board experience preferred), and have knowledge of at least one of the following areas of expertise: mental health service provision; fundraising; marketing; technology for telehealth; strategic plans or program development.
We need creative thinkers, and those who can foster partnerships to achieve our goals.

Last Updated: Sep 24 2020
Address of Project Site
1005 21st St., SE, Suite B
Rio Rancho
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 990-4186


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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