June 10 | 6:00-9:00 pm | Fox Hollow Inn, Woodbury, NY
Topic: SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The program for this night is the presenting of the LI Center Scholarship Awards to three distinguished young ladies who have made great achievements in their high school careers.
FREE! Networking Event for Members Only.
Non-Members are invited to attend if they purchase a discounted membership
prior to the event.
Non-member pro-rated membership fee to attend the FREE Member Event at the Bristal must be purchased prior to attending the event:
The discounted member rate is $75 including 2 months free membership starting in June 2013.
The membership is good through December 2013.
Please register and pay online or contact the office at:
There will be no admittance to non-members without prior purchasing of a discounted membership.
Wednesday, June 19
The Bristal Assisted Living
Welcome Summer in the Sun Room of the East Meadow location of Bristal Assisted Living.
Our host, Janine Valentiner, Director of Business Development, welcomes the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women
as her guests.
Cocktails, hors d'oeurvres and a conversation on the importance of networking from the point of view of famed National Geographic explorer and best selling author, Dan Buettner.
His information marked a critical turning point for Janine as she completely shifted her career direction as a result.
Discover how it may impact you at this complementary event and share your impressions after the discussion with coffee and dessert.
The Bristal Assisted Living
40 Merrick Avenue East Meadow, NY 11554
Wednesday, June 19th
Time: 6pm - 8pm
None, this is a gift event hosted by
Janine and the East Meadow Bristal for
The Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women
Please note: your RSVP is a must.
National Association of Mothers’ Centers (NAMC)
Job Description - Executive Director
Mission of Organization:
The mission of the National Association of Mothers’ Centers (NAMC) is to foster communities of women who, through mutual support and public advocacy, explore, enrich, and value the maternal experience. We accomplish that by:
• Creating a network of centers/circles and online networking/programs by and for mothers where non-judgmental communication and peer support is paramount.
• Raising awareness of and promoting maternal well-being.
• Being a resource for individual and center members.
• Advocating for public policies that value the work of caregiving.
In all aspects of its operations, the NAMC cultivates a supportive environment that promotes empathy, fosters personal growth, and builds relationships by encouraging non-judgmental attitudes that enhance communication and rapport between individuals.
Role of the Executive Director:
The Executive Director (ED) reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for overseeing and managing all programmatic, financial, public relations, and administrative issues for the organization. The ED provides overall leadership for strategy, organizational development, implementation, financial oversight, and fundraising. The ED supervises, motivates, and leads a staff of seven.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Vision, humor, passionate enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission
• Experience in non-profit management of a similarly sized/oriented organization (5+ years preferred)
• A robust personal network and a clear track record of leading staff, raising funds, and growing programs
• Exceptional relationship building, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills
• Experience with consensus decision making, corporate name change, and on-line training/communication
Responsibilities of the Executive Director:
• Fosters and maintains close relationships with former, existing, and potential funders, provides updates on funded work, and helps facilitate donor cultivation and engagement.
• Promotes Board of Directors' engagement in critical thinking, strategic planning, resource/financial development, membership development, fund raising, and overall organizational wellness. Oversees planning of Board meetings four to six times per year (3-4 face to face meetings on Saturdays; the remainder by phone).
• Maintains highly productive and close partnerships and collaborations with multiple internal and external groups (including the Corporate Committee, library partners, leadership of other like-minded non-profit organizations, and government officials).
• Cultivates relationships with traditional and non-traditional media outlets. Writes or edits and approves all columns, blogs, and newsletters. Promotes media coverage by providing interviews and access to NAMC members to strategic media outlets.
• Serves as the primary staff person for the Nominating Committee and finance and fundraising functions. Is responsible for overseeing the staff assigned as the primary contacts for the program and conference functions.
• Manages, inspires, motivates, and empowers the performance of NAMC staff. Seeks out and provides opportunities for training and professional development. Performs annual performance reviews.
• Ensures that the NAMC is fiscally sound. Maintains rigorous accountability standards for grant and budget tracking. Directs financial activities and makes decisions based on plans and policies developed in concert with the Board of Directors.
• Supervises all bookkeeping, accounting, and financial activities delegated to NAMC staff.
• Engages with Board of Directors and the Treasurer in financial planning and development activities.
• Manages and monitors the annual budget, organizational cash flow, accounts receivable and payable, contracts, and the organization’s expenses and assets.
• Works with the Resource Development Coordinator to establish an annual fundraising plan. Obtains and solicits contributions, contracts, grants, and in-kind donations to support NAMC’s projects and services. Pursues opportunities at the suggestion of grantors, colleagues, and others.
• Works with the Treasurer and outside accounting firm to prepare and present annual budget and quarterly financial reports to the Board of Directors.
• Assures NAMC’s compliance accountability to the Board of Directors, funders, and regulatory bodies.
• Provides expertise and guidance to staff and the Board and provides support and guidance for developing all aspects of the NAMC’s programmatic work.
• Supervises senior staff in the coordination of organizational programs and initiatives (i.e. Mothers’ Centers/Circles, Work/Life Conference, Sloan Awards, Mile for Mothers, etc.).
• Works in collaboration with senior staff to develop and implement a program of membership benefits for individuals and network centers/circles.
• Represents the NAMC within the international network (MINE) and at the national and local level, including speaking at events, representing the organization’s viewpoint in newsletters, social media, development work, public relations, and general media outreach.
• Supports staff, the Board of Directors, and other volunteer leadership in assuming this role on the organization’s behalf.
• Creates, modifies, and oversees an appropriate organizational structure and ensures that the programmatic objectives are supported internally: facilities, technology, finances, communication, and functional needs.
• Supports inclusive annual strategic planning process and ensures planning decisions are used in setting annual program/project goals.
• Handles legal/contractual/incorporation issues with appropriate outside consultants.
• Promotes an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and a common organizational vision.