NAPFA Foundation Volunteer Opportunities
NAPFA members have a special kind of knowledge. The kind of knowledge that can educate people, help them solve problems and create a plan that allows them to achieve their life’s goals. There are a number of ways for talented, giving NAPFA members to help others. Below are just a few:
NAPFA Foundation Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees drives the mission of promoting consumer financial education through pro bono financial advice. Trustees serve for a two year term. The Board typically meets monthly by phone to discuss the direction of the Foundation and determine priorities. Trustees also serve on a committee of their choice.
NAPFA Foundation Committee Members
NAPFA Foundation committee members work on one of four committees: Fundraising/Development, Governance, Programs or Communications. Committee members participate in monthly or bi-monthly committee meetings and work on specific projects within their committee. No formal experience is required just an interest in advancing the work the Foundation.
- The Fundraising/Development Committee works on projects related to raising money for the Foundation including the annual appeal. This committee also recognizes donors for their contributions and works on outreach efforts.
- The Governance Committee provides the framework for the Foundation. Activities include recruiting and training new board members, reviewing formal documents of the Foundation and overseeing board effectiveness.
- The Programs Committee ensures the Foundation’s programs are focused on our mission and meeting the needs of NAPFA members. The committee always looks to add additional partnerships with organizations where NAPFA members can share their time and skills.
- The Communications Committee creates the content for various NAPFA communication vehicles. The committee works to highlight the work of pro bono advisors in NAPFA Foundation programs and to showcase our donors.
If you are interested in volunteering or if you would like more information about any of our programs, contact Nick Casas, Foundation Program Coordinator for additional information.