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Thank you for your interest in nominating a candidate to join Friends LA's esteemed Ambassador Board!

Applicants and nominees should be young executives and/or leaders from a variety of professional fields, and will be asked to devote their talents, time, and financial support to strengthen Friends of the Children - Los Angeles (Friends LA) programs and services.

About the Opportunity

Primary Ambassador Board Member Roles & Responsibilities

  • Financial Commitment: Ambassador Board members will make a financial commitment to Friends of the Children-Los Angeles in the amount of $1,000 annually. This can be met by securing event sponsorships, peer-to-peer fundraising, soliciting support for Ambassador Board fundraisers, and purchasing event tickets, soliciting prizes or auction items, or making personal contributions (including employer donation matching).
  • Meeting Attendance: Ambassador Board members will attend at least 80% of the Ambassador Board meetings and attend special meetings as scheduled. Regular meetings are held Wednesdays at Friends of the Children-Los Angeles or via Zoom from 6:00-8:00 PM quarterly.
  • Fundraisers: Ambassador Board members will support Ambassador Board fundraising events and peer-to-peer fundraisers.
  • Social Media: Ambassador Board members will share @FriendsLA social media posts or mention @FriendsLA at least four times per year.
  • Events: Ambassador Board members will support Ambassador Board fundraising events and peer-to-peer fundraisers.
  • Additional Involvement:
    • After a year of service on the Ambassador Board, members have the opportunity to participate on a Friends LA committee and report back to the Ambassador Board. Committees include: Development, Strategic Planning, Finance.
    • Ambassador Board members are encouraged to participate in other events throughout the year by volunteering or attending Friendsgiving, Family2Family and Friends LA Community events such as PRIDE, Black History Month, Latino Heritage and AAPI Heritage celebrations.
    • Invite colleagues and personal networks to:
      • Attend and participate in fundraising events
      • Participate in annual drives (school supplies, holiday gift drive, etc.)
      • Volunteer
    • Invite Friends LA to speak to community groups you are involved with, during your employee giving campaigns, and other interested groups.
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Application Questions

Who are they? What do they do? How did you come to know them?

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If so, please tell us what and how.

If so, please tell us what and how.

E.g. what types of experiences, skills to develop, personal aspirations to achieve, interests to cultivate for you, etc.?

E.g. what types of experiences, skills to develop, personal aspirations to achieve, interests to cultivate for you, etc.?
We ask our Ambassador Board members to give or get (through appeals to your network or workplace) $1,000 annually to support our organization.
If you join the Board, it is expected that you can provide at least 2-4 hours a month in attendance to Board and Committee meetings, and that you do not have any conflict-of-interest in participating on the Board.
Volunteers assist our organization in various ways that align with their skills and interests.
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