Apply to the Consumer Voice's Governing Board

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is a national nonprofit organization representing consumers on issues related to long-term care, helping to ensure that consumers are empowered to advocate for themselves. We are a primary source of information and tools for consumers, families, caregivers, advocates and ombudsmen to help ensure quality care for the individual.

As part of our annual recruitment process, the Consumer Voice is seeking candidates for open positions on our Governing Board. The Governing Board is responsible for management and fiscal oversight of the organization, fund development, and strategic planning. Board members serve 3-year terms.

Service on the Governing Board is an opportunity to help drive the decisions of our highly-respected national organization and shape the future of consumer-directed long-term care in every setting. Be part of the decision-making process on the national level, driving the strategic goals of the organization. This is an exciting time to join the Governing Board's leadership and help us map our ambitious future.

We are looking for thoughtful leaders to join the Governing Board, and welcome applications from all interested candidates.  We are interested in applicants who can help us expand our influence and achieve our goals, particularly in the areas of:

* Fundraising
* Public relations/communications
* Nonprofit management/leadership/previous Board development experience

Candidates must meet a professional standard of excellence by demonstrating the following:

* Robust fundraising capabilities and experience in the not-for-profit environment;
* Strong social presence with ability to activate your professional network and advance Consumer Voice issues and agenda;
* Hold active membership in the Consumer Voice;
* Be willing to accept a leadership role for the future of our national, professional organization;
* Be free of conflicts of interest (i.e., a LTC provider or affiliated with a provider association);
* Have time to dedicate to fulfilling Board responsibilities.

RESIDENTS AND INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING CARE AND SERVICES: We are happy to help support your participation in meetings (in-person if feasible, but on the telephone at a minimum), so please do not let travel costs or other barriers stop you from applying - tell us how we can support your participation!

Interested individuals must completely fill out the questionnaire.  Please also submit a resume and 2 references to  Eligible candidates will be contacted by a member of the Governing Board Nominating Committee for an interview.

Applications are due by April 16, 2018.