Are you passionate about ending hunger in your community?
Join the Hunger Intervention Program Board of Directors & lead us to a hunger-free Seattle!
The mission of Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is to increase food security for underserved populations in North King County through nutritious meals, educational programs, and advocacy. Our meal programs provide vital meals to our neighbors, young and old, through programs like our Healthy HIP Packs, Afterschool Meals, Summer Meals, and Senior Community Meals. We offer various nutrition education classes, activities, gardening programs, and cooking demonstrations for children, adults, and families throughout the year. HIP also actively participates in several different coalitions to advocate for food justice issues, locally and nationally.
What is the board’s role at HIP?
The HIP board is a governing board, providing oversight and leadership to the organization. It makes sure the best interests of the community are represented and funds are stewarded in support of the mission.
Board members are expected to participate in monthly board meeting, serve on a board sub-committee and/or hold an officer position as needed, and support fundraising efforts through personally significant annual gifts, connecting to other giving opportunities, and helping at HIP events and outreach. A complete list of roles and responsibilities is available upon request.
Who would be our ideal Board candidate?
We value a Board of Directors that is as diverse as the community we serve. Currently we have three board positions open. We are specifically looking for people of color with expertise in one/more of these areas: poverty alleviation, youth services, or senior services; skills in the area of legal expertise, fundraising, non-profit governance, or data & program evaluation. All our Board members are passionate about food justice, understand the importance of working with a racial equity lens, and value continued learning that influences our work.
How to apply or get more information?
Interested? Please email our Executive Director, Srijan Chakraborty, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at: 206.317.1979.