Board of Directors Recruitment

Board of Directors Recruitment

The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society’s Board of Directors is an all-volunteer board comprised of residents from the local community.  Individuals who can bring specific expertise in key areas are needed to provide oversight and support of the organization’s activities.

volunteerA key asset of a prospective board member is the established relationships that person has in the community and can use to assist WCGHS accomplish its goals. This could be access to community leaders and groups, influential individuals, grassroots organizations, or government contacts.  WCGHS especially looks to the ability of each board member to provide relationships that aid in raising life-saving funds.

As a working board, expectations differ slightly than a governing board and one can expect to actively participate in the organization’s work.  Board members should be able to commit the time necessary to responsibly fulfill their commitment to WCGHS. This includes board training, analyzing financial statements, reviewing board documents before board meetings, attending board meetings, serving on committees, attending fund raising events, and occasionally assisting at the shelter among other responsibilities.

If you are interested in filling one of these positions, please complete the questions below and email a cover letter and resume outlining what specific position you are interested in, your experience and how you can contribute to the success of the organization to volunteer@wcghs.org.

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