Serving on a Board of Directors for a local nonprofit is an excellent opportunity for any professional. Whether you are interested in expanding your leadership skills, or you're simply looking for new ways to give back to the community, consider any of the open board positions listed below. A caring community takes a motivated, inspired, educated and efficient workforce. The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence strives to match passionate individuals with the right organization through our Board Bank.  Please read the position descriptions posted below and check back frequently as this page is updated often.




Board of Directors

  Opportunity: We are seeking engaged leaders with a commitment to maintaining the sustainability of Good News Outreach that will ensure our future of serving the most vulnerable populations. Leaders are needed in the following areas of expertise:

  •  Construction Project Management
  • Fund Development
  • Law
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Special Events

 Purpose: To provide oversight, governance, direction, and advice in regard to the business and affairs of Good news Outreach as a means to accomplish the organization’s mission.

 Vision: Here at Good News Outreach, we aspire to provide services to those who might not otherwise receive them, whether from other non-profit organizations or governmental agencies.

 Mission: As a faith-based organization, we strive to reduce recidivism, hunger, homelessness, and isolation through uplifting and collaborative efforts in the Big Bend region.

 Major responsibilities: Organizational leadership and advisement, formulation and oversight of organizational policies and correlating procedures; financial oversight and management including adoption of the annual budget; supervision, evaluation, hiring/firing of Executive Director; review of organizational and programmatic reports; serve on a board committee; board member recruitment; ambassador in the community; and active in fundraising efforts of organization.

 Length of term: Each director shall serve for three years. Directors are eligible for reelection for a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. Directors must resign from the Board after nine (9) consecutive years of service but may be re-elected to the Board after one (1) year off the Board.

 Meetings and time commitment: Regular meetings of the Board of Directors are held in- person every other month (odd number months) on the fourth Tuesday at 4:30 PM. Meetings usually last less than 90 minutes.

 Interested candidates can e-mail Cheval Breggins, Executive Director, at [email protected] or call 850-692-3301.


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The non-profit, Motivating People Through Arts and Crafts (MPAC) is seeking individuals committed to furthering our mission to join our Board of Directors. We use arts and crafts as a catalyst to help enhance social skills, friendships and/or acquaintanceships for teens and young
adults, focusing especially with people on the Autism Spectrum, neurodiverse, and/or with Communication Disorders.
We are a small organization providing direct services in Leon County with planned expansion to surrounding, underserved rural areas. The MPAC board meets monthly and is comprised of a variety of professionals, with representation of Neurodiverse young adults. The MPAC Board is
actively recruiting members with varied backgrounds, including legal, grant development and marketing. Most important is the interest in applying your skills to strengthen the MPAC mission as an advocate for young people experiencing neurodiversity.


The MPAC hosts on-going events throughout the year that provide opportunities to celebrate artistic expression and Neurodiversity. The annual Art Case event is held each April in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month. It provides participants with the opportunity to display their artistic
creations and connect with other artists within their community. Projects throughout the year include the on-going series, Career Art, a series of weekly workshops focusing on art entrepreneurship - creating, marketing, and selling one’s art, Quarterly Showcase and on-going classes and fun events that blend creative activities with opportunities to build friendships and strengthen one’s communication skills.


Currently, the MPAC Nominating Committee is recruiting qualified candidates with experience in the following areas: a Certified Public Accountant, Fundraising, Project Management, and demonstrated involvement in advocacy for persons with disabilities. Board members currently serve without compensation but are reimbursed for expenses.

 If you are interested, click here to complete the preliminary form. 






Disability Rights Florida (DRF) is seeking leaders in disability rights and/or disability advocacy and services to join its Board of Directors. DRF is a statewide, federally mandated protection and advocacy system for persons with disabilities. Funded through nine federal grants, the nonprofit provides legal advocacy and rights protection for adults and children with a wide range of disabilities. The agency employs approximately ninety-five staff members located throughout the state and in four offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville, Tampa, and Hollywood.

Disability Rights Florida is governed by a 15-member Board that meets four times a year and is comprised of a variety of professionals, individuals with disabilities, disability advocates and others from all geographic areas of the state. The DRF Board actively recruits members with varied backgrounds in a focused effort to accurately represent Florida’s diverse population and demographics.

Currently, the DRF Nominating Committee is recruiting qualified candidates with experience as a Certified Public Accountant and demonstrated involvement in advocacy for persons with disabilities. Board members serve without compensation but are reimbursed for expenses related to attending Board meetings.

Learn more on our website and apply online here:

If you need assistance completing this form, please contact Disability Rights Florida at (850) 488-9071 ext. 9721.


TallyRobotics has two open positions on its Board. We are seeking a Treasurer and a Fundraising & Events Chair. The mission of TallyRobotics is to provide educational and competitive STEAM opportunities to students in the Big Bend Area of North Florida. Our young organization is seeking motivated individuals who will establish best practices and procedures, setting the organization up for future success. If interested in serving in either capacity, please contact Laura Leonard at [email protected] or 850-583-1775.



Sustainable Tallahassee is seeking highly motivated applicants for our 2022 Board of Director's cohort. Our mission is to accelerate our community’s transition to environmental, economic, and social sustainability. Serving on our Board of Directors will give you an opportunity to amplify your impact in this community. Learn more on our website and apply online click here. Applications are accepted through September for consideration, and for questions, please email [email protected] and we'll be in touch!




Neighbor to Neighbor in the Nenes (N3) is currently seeking new board members. The mission of this organization is to help elders in the Indianhead/Lehigh areas stay in their homes as long as possible as they age

Current priorities of N3 board members:
1. Select the coordinator
2. Support the coordinator and assess his/her performance
3. Ensure adequate resources including personally contributing financially to N3
4. Manage N3 resources effectively
5. Monitor and strengthen the organization’s services
6. Enhance the organization’s public standing
7. Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability
8. Recruit and orient new board members and assess board performance

Professional experience in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector 
A commitment to and understanding of Neighbor to Neighbor in the Nenes’ clients 
An ability to build consensus among diverse individuals 
Personal qualities of integrity, sincerity, and a desire to improve the lives of Neighbor to Neighbor in the Nenes’ clients

Commitment parameters
Term - two years, renewable
Time – minimum five hours each month

More information:

[email protected]

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 Ability1st, the Center for Independent Living of North Florida, Inc., has Board Member openings!

We are looking for individuals who desire to work collaboratively with other members and the executive director to participate and connect in ways that match their interests, abilities, talents, and connections. We value a broad range of personal and professional backgrounds including, but not limited to healthcare, finance, legal, education and corporate. We strongly encourage those with disabilities to apply. For more information, contact Mandy Bianchi at [email protected] or (850) 575-9621. 

Board of Directors - Job Description and Expectations

Purpose: To provide oversight, governance, direction, and advice, and to assist in leadership and awareness of the Epilepsy Agency of The Big Bend as a means to accomplish the organization’s mission.

Mission: The Epilepsy Agency of The Big Bend will strive to meet the needs of individuals whose lives are affected by epilepsy.

Major responsibilities: Organizational leadership and advisement Formulation and oversight of organizational policies and correlating procedures financial oversight and management, including adoption of the annual budget Program planning and evaluation Supervision, evaluation, and hiring/firing of Executive Director

Review of organizational and programmatic reports Board member recruitment EABB Ambassador in the community Active in fundraising efforts of organization

Length of term: Each director shall serve for three years – however, initially, the Directors shall be divided into three classes as equal as practicable, the first class to serve for one year, the second class for two years, and the third class for three years; membership in such classes to be determined by the Directors.

Meetings and time commitment: Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at least six times per year, one of which shall be the annual meeting. Meetings typically last 90 minutes.

 3-4 Board Chair Positions Available:

Our board is a fundraising board, and we are looking for members who are willing to help us with that goal. Each year we host two fundraising events: A Night of Hope and RUN 211.

Board members are needed to help our staff with event coordination, silent auction coordination and sponsor solicitation. Board members are also asked to help us promote our services throughout the community and increase awareness of our hotline and community resource database.  We would like board members who are interested and passionate about mental health and suicide prevention.  But we serve people with all types or needs.

An attorney on our board is needed as well and we are looking to recruit anyone who is fit for the position.

Agency Mission
To provide assessment, emotional support, crisis assistance, education, training and referrals with accurate, up-to-date resource info.
Agency Vision
To serve as the preferred 24/7 gateway to community services and support with a commitment to excellence.
Interested prospects may email Randall Niklaus at [email protected]



Three Seats Available - looking for the following skills:

Web content and site management: Seeking individuals with basic website management skills, including page building, moderate, and content writing/management.   

Publicity and Marketing:  Seeking individuals with publicity and marketing skills. Specifically including the ability to develop a recurring PR and Marketing plan with checklist for staff, board and other volunteers to manage; Media Relations, and ability to develop PR amd Marketing materials for new exhibits.

Archives and Art Preservation:  Seeking individuals with skills pertaining to inventory, storage needs, repair, and maintenance of various types and mediums of artwork. Individual must be able to develop a plan to sort, categorize, retain and weed archived paperwork, also manage preservation of materials (slides, DVD, CD, newspaper, photographs).

Grant Writer:  Seeking individuals to research available opportunities and write grants for a variety of programs and needs.Individual must have the skills to develop a schedule of grant application dates that includes due dates, websites, point of contact, and any other pertinent information. This individual would be able to utilize grant research tools offered by INIE.

 Contact Pam Doffek at [email protected]


Multiple Seats Available

The mission of the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence (INIE) is to strengthen the capacity and impact of the nonprofit sector through education, collaboration and advocacy. 

We are seeking engaged leaders with a commitment to building the sustainability of INIE to ensure our future of serving the nonprofit sector.  Leaders are needed in the following areas of expertise:

  • Fund Development
  • Banking
  • Law
  • Program Development
  • Special Events
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Education
  • Government 
  • Board Governance
Board service is a 3-year term.  For a listing of our current board members, please visit our website.  Interested candidates can email Felina Martin, Executive Director at [email protected] or call 850.201.9766.