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The importance of the advisory board

Few organizations are more dependent on their boards or advisory organizations than The Salvation Army.

Advisory Boards are absolutely essential in the work and acceptance of The Salvation Army in communities in which they serve.

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Knowing the salvation army
KNOWING THE SALVATION ARMY

Partners in Mission – A board member should

support the mission of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army’s motivation is spiritual,

and its goal is to minister to the whole person –

body and spirit.

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Mission statement
Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement,

is an evangelical part of the universal Christian

Church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is

motivated by the love of God. Itsmission is to

preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet

human needs in His name without discrimination.

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Structured for efficiency
Structured for Efficiency

The Salvation Army was designed on a military

pattern for effectiveness and efficiency.

The Army is an international movement in over

100 countries around the world.

International Headquarters is in London,

England and is commanded by the General.

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In the United States The Salvation Army is

divided into four territories. The operations of

the four territories are coordinated nationally by

National Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.

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The Eastern Territory, headquartered in New York State, includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

The Divisional Commander oversees these operations from Divisional Headquarters in Portland, Maine.

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Presently, 24 corps, or includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

Community centers exist

in the Division, mainly in

large cities.

Waterville, Maine

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The salvation army officer
The Salvation Army Officer includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

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Salvation Army officers have the status of includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

ordained ministers and are employed by the

Army in a professional capacity and on a

full-time basis.

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They are members of The Salvation Army who includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

have committed their life to doing God's will and

serving others.

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The effective advisory board
The Effective Advisory Board includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

The primary and most important function is to

support the local corps officers.

The board assumes a liaison role between The

Salvation Army and the community. The board

will work to increase the visibility of the

organization and its interaction within the

community.

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The board members also function as includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

interpreters. They must interpret the

community to The Salvation Army so as to

understand its pulse, character and needs.

This will provide better understanding for

developing appropriate programs and funding

resources.

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The board must be instrumental in developing includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

goals and a strategic plan of action to achieve

those goals.

Board members are the doers.

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Fundraising and fiscal accountability
Fundraising and Fiscal Accountability includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

The very nature of a not-for-profit

organization is to depend on its board for

fundraising assistance.

Along with fundraising comes fiscal

accountability. Since each local unit must stand

on its own financially, the Advisory Board must be

involved in this process to help ensure a solid

financial operation and appropriate accountability

to the community.

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A good Advisory Board is a stabilizing unit and includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

a significant element of continuity for the

Army in a community.

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Committees
Committees includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

Seven standing committees on the board:

Executive

Nominating

Finance

Property

Community relations-development

Bequest, endowment, planned giving

Program

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Board development
Board Development includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

There are two key principles at work in the board

development process.

Development is a continual process to which each

board member should be committed.

Board development is both collective and

individual.

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Board member expectations
Board Member Expectations includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

You have been invited to provide leadership to

one of the world’s most respected organizations.

Peter Drucker called The Salvation Army “by far

the most effective organization in the U.S.,” in

Forbes magazine.

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Board member expectations1
Board Member Expectations includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)

Your commitment includes:

Serving a three-year term.

Acting as a Salvation Army community liaison and

good-will ambassador.

Attending monthly meetings.

Willingness to actively participate on Board committees.

Contribution to the financial support of the Corps.

Lending functional and/or financial support to

Board endorsed special events.

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Corps officer expectation s
Corps Officer Expectation includes The Northern New England Division. (Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont)s

Good Communication.

Monthly Finance Report.

Monthly Program & Service Report.

Long And Short Term Goals.

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