Mass NOW is run on the efforts of volunteers.

Mass NOW is growing and recruiting board members!

Currently we are especially interested in members to fill our a Co-VP of Fundraising Position and the VP of Legislation positions.

The VP of Fundraising will serve on the Mass NOW Inc. and Mass NOW Foundation boards, which are fun-loving, all-volunteer, multi-generational boards of committed, vibrant,
passionate individuals.  The boards play an active role in the work of the organization, including all our lobbying advocacy, educational work, and administrative support for the chapters.

Preferred Qualifications: The Mass. NOW and Mass. NOW Foundation VP of Fundraising will ideally have a background in fundraising, donor development and management, grant writing, and large scale event planning. A strategic thinker with excellent communication, organization skills, and a commitment to feminist issues are a must.

Responsibilities:
– Plan and implement A Feminist Affair, Mass. NOW’s annual fundraising event
– Plan and implement one fundraising event to support Mass. Now’s lobbying and advocacy agenda.
– Collaborate with Mass. NOW board and staff to maintain a comprehensive list of donors and donor information
– Manage winter and summer appeal, including: writing, printing, and mailing appeals as well as identifying who should receive appeals
– Prepare brief reports for board meetings of Mass. NOW Inc. (monthly), State Council (quarterly) and Mass. NOW Foundation (around every two-three months);
–  Develop relationships with major donors and build their leadership as donors to Mass. NOW
– Collaborate with boards to develop fundraising strategy
– Write and manage grant proposals

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per month on average.  Attendance at monthly Mass NOW Inc. executive board meetings and bimonthly Mass NOW Foundation board meetings is required.

Interested?  Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and qualification for the position to Mass NOW Co-President, Sasha Goodfriend at Sasha@Massnow.org.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

The Treasurer

The Treasurer will serve on the Mass NOW Inc. and Mass NOW Foundation boards, which are fun-loving all-volunteer, multi-generational boards of committed, vibrant, passionate individuals. 

Preferred Qualifications: The Mass NOW Inc. and Mass NOW Foundation treasurer will ideally have a background in finance, taxation, or accounting.  CPAs, professional bookkeepers, or tax professionals preferred.  Familiarity with Quickbooks or a similar program required.  Good organization and communication skills and a commitment to feminist issues are a must. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Pay bills, submit bills, and deposit checks for Mass NOW Inc. and Foundation;  
  • Maintain databases and accurate books;  
  • Prepare reports for board meetings of Mass NOW Inc. (monthly) and Mass. NOW Foundation (every two months);
  • Collaborate with boards to create annual budget;   
  • Balance/reconcile checkbooks and accounts for Mass NOW Inc. and Foundation;  
  • Supply petty cash to Mass NOW office;  
  • Collaborate with the Vice President of Operations and potential office staff member to ensure proper document management;
  • Track and administer grant funds for Feminism in Action Grantees;
  • Maintain debit card records;  
  • Process credit card transactions;  
  • Manage payroll and health insurance for employee by coordinating with payroll service and health insurance provider, if a staff member is hired;
  • Coordinate with liability insurance provider;  
  • Respond to requests from President, office staff, officers, and chapters;  
  • File annual 1099s, etc;
  • Prepare materials and work with tax preparer.

 Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per month on average.  Attendance at monthly Mass NOW Inc. executive board meetings and bimonthly Mass NOW Foundation board meetings is required. 

 Interested?  Email Mass NOW Treasurer Julia Pease at treasurer@massnow.org with cover letter and resume.

massnow@massnow.org.

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