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Leadership Council

Thank you for your interest in serving on our new Leadership Council. For consideration during the 2017/2018 application period, please review the position requirements below and complete the online application by March 2, 2018. Our nominations committee will review applications in late March and extend invitations to those selected shortly thereafter.Thank you for your interest in serving on our new Leadership Council. For consideration during the 2017/2018 application period, please review the position requirements below and complete the online application by March 2, 2018. Our nominations committee will review applications in late March and extend invitations to those selected shortly thereafter.

For consideration, please fill out the Leadership Council application form at the bottom of this page, AND email your resume to dbote@advancingjustice-chicago.org. 

The objectives of the Leadership Council are three fold:

  1. To serve as ambassadors for the organization in order to help expand our support base
  2. To support Advancing Justice | Chicago with innovative ideas, feedback and opportunities for growth
  3. To support the development initiatives of the organization through individual giving and fundraising outreach

Members of the Leadership Council agree to:

  1. Participate in an annual meeting
  2. Help to identify potential supporters who have an interest in the future of Advancing Justice | Chicago
  3. Personally make a minimum donation of $2500/year for a minimum of 2 years

Additionally, Leadership Council members will have access to exciting social gatherings and networking opportunities including sporting and cultural events.

Desirable Leadership Council Member Attributes

Council members should bring a breadth of experience and points of view. A wide variety of volunteer experiences including fundraising is preferred. In evaluating and appointing candidates for council membership, Advancing Justice | Chicago considers some or all of the following attributes:

  • Awareness and understanding of Advancing Justice | Chicago’s programs and strategic issues.
  • Demonstrated volunteer leadership, collaboration, initiative, and follow-through.
  • Willingness to participate in the End of Year Campaign and Milestone Gala.
  • A strong network and a willingness to encourage giving within those networks.
  • Ability to analyze and ask questions at a strategic level; provide and seek constructive feedback; exhibit strong listening skills.

For consideration, please fill out the Leadership Council application form below, AND email your resume to dbote@advancingjustice-chicago.org. 

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