Board Opportunity
Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation

Organization Profile

Mission Statement

The Foundation supports the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control through fundraising for spay-and-neuter programs, pet adoptions, public education and animal welfare.

Organization Description

The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation raises money to support programs that help animals and their owners who are served by the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control. These programs include enhanced medical care for animals, animal rescue and care during disasters, low cost spay/neuter and vaccination programs, assisting owners with keeping animals during financial difficulties, grooming programs for care center animals, animal behavior and enrichment in the animal care centers, foster programs to save unweaned kittens and other animals with medical needs, and much more. The Foundation's website is www.lacountyanimals.org.

Service Area
Regional: Los Angeles County

Staff Size
0 people

Board Size
9 people

Average Board Tenure
8 years

Programming Area(s)
Animal Rights and Welfare

http://www.lacountyanimals.org

Address

5898 Cherry Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90805

Board Position

Term Length
3 years years

Position Description

Board-Member-policy-signed.pdf

Please see uploaded "Board Member Policy".

Estimated monthly time commitment
4 hours

Board charitable giving policy
The Foundation has a give/get policy of $1,000/year.

Other key board roles and responsibilities
Board members meet six times each year for regular meetings. Additional meetings for special topics may be called. The meetings are held virtually, but may return to one or two in-person meetings when the pandemic ends. The meetings are the 2nd Thursday of every other month beginning in January, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

Desired board member experience/expertise
Accounting
Communications
Corporate Executive
Finance
Nonprofit Executive