Board Member Overview

Members who are recruited are committed to the vision of Habitat for Humanity in our community, willing to fulfill the duties of a Board member, and who will volunteer their time, talent, and other resources to over and lead the affiliate, ensuring the success of Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity and of its mission.

In addition to leadership and management skills, Board members must demonstrate:

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views
  • Ability to listen, analyze, think clearly, and creatively
  • Community and team-building skills
  • Ability to work well with people
  • A concern for the affiliate’s development
  • Willingness to work for the growth and success of the affiliate
  • A sense of humor

Term: Three years, renewable for two terms total (maximum six years).

Minimum requirements of Board Members:

  • A demonstrated interest in the affiliate’s mission and goals. 
  • Specific experience and/or knowledge in at least one area: human resources, planning, fund-raising, building, finance, community relations, or organizational operation.
  • A willingness to expand knowledge of board responsibilities through orientation and ongoing education.
  • A willingness to represent Habitat to the community.
  • Five to seven hours per month distributed among a monthly Board meeting-preparation and attendance, monthly Committee meeting-preparation and attendance, special requests.
  • Serve as a liaison to one of the standing committees.
  • Give an annual gift according to personal means.
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