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Board /committee positions
Type of Position: Long Term
Our goal is to create a barrier-free environment where all of our participants are able to take part in all-inclusive support programs that create an equal opportunity regardless of social, financial, physical, emotional, spiritual or racial status. By creating this atmosphere, we hope to create an enhanced mind, body and soul experience for all participants. Our organization is committed to providing a safe, friendly non- judgmental environment for everyone looking for support throughout various aspects and stages of our lives
Board member positions are 3-year appointments with an estimated monthly commitment of 10 hours. Business is conducted by in person monthly Board and Committee meetings as well as through email and telephone. Duties of Board Members include:
Attend all meetings of the Board and Committees of which one is a member
Support and participate actively in one or more committees
Assist the agency in achieving its operational and strategic goals
Assist the agency in setting policy
Actively participate in all fundraising activities
Acts as a community ambassador for Mind, Body and Soul
Actively participate in the Boards regular meetings and any committee meetings , annual planning and evaluation efforts
Actively participate in the Board evaluation of the agency in achieving its mission
How to apply: Candidates should submit a resume and statement of interest to the attention of the Executive Director by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What have you done today to live life to the fullest?
The upbringing of a child surely involves the feeding, bathing, soothing and taking care of his/her other physical and emotional needs. Well, that’s not where you need a whole ‘village’ to assist! However, when it comes to shaping personalities, every interaction with the surrounding environment, the ‘village’, counts. And as today’s village is simply the whole world, kids may pick up their principles and attitudes from their daily cartoon show more than what they get from their neighbor, whom they see occasionally.
How is the surrounding environment important in shaping personalities?
Later, this child would break his or her childhood caterpillar and grow into a butterfly that soars into maturity skies. Those wings are not being formed overnight; they are being built one thought at a time over a long period. And those thoughts, attitudes and principles are the results of all the interactions that that child has had with the surrounding environment.
If the decision making process entirely lies within a mature being’s responsibility, the guiding thoughts and principles that govern that decision making process are the result of a long history of interacting with the ‘village’. As neither all villages nor all villagers are pleasant, some of those thoughts that we carry on as adults may be negative, sore or limiting.
At Mind, Body and Soul, we help you during the change process to reclaim power over your own thoughts and subsequently your own actions.
After spending more than 12 years traversing the whole sales cycle of a typical Tech organization, I moved to a new land – hoping to escalate through the career ladder even further. However, a surprise pregnancy flipped my whole existence and chopped my corporate wings perhaps indefinitely. During the months of waiting, I was wallowing in a quagmire of self-pity and negative dialog until I had the courage to meet myself face-to-face. I then rediscovered my real interest: it’s not the coding, nor the pitch, not even planning inventory. It’s the people: reflecting on my career days, I just found it magical to deal with techies and non-techies alike. And because I enjoyed dealing with people, I spent almost equal time trying to understand the human nature, attending self-development trainings and reading thousands of pages of relevant material. I am now NLP trainer, meditation practitioner, and on the way to be certified life coach. I work now with people to build their mindset of being in charge of their own thoughts, and thus be in charge of their own success.
Necole Jackson is currently a freelance writer in graduate school at the University Maryland University College getting her masters in Public Relations and Business. She attended North Carolina A&T State University attaining her bachelors degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Print and English minor. Currently located in the Metro (DC/Maryland/Virginia) area in the United States an aspires to be a well-known journalist.