Board Member Application

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Positions Available –
Board Chair, Secretary, and Fundraising Chair 


DUYA’s mission is to ensure that all children and youth have access to quality programs that promote character and cultural competence.

Are you ready to influence policy decisions impacting the nonprofit sector? Act as a Catalyst within your local Los Angeles community and build community networks? Well, you can do so with us at DUYA! Just read and fill out the form below.

Expectations of Individual Board Members
  • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs

  • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements

  • serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission

  • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the organization’s mission

  • give a meaningful personal financial donation per month

  • help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy

  • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings

  • participate fully in one or more committees

Expectations of the Board as a Whole

As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for:

  • determining the mission and purposes of the organization

  • selecting and evaluating the performance of the chief executive

  • strategic and organizational planning

  • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management

  • fundraising and resource development

  • approving and monitoring the organization’s programs and services

  • enhancing the organization’s public image

  • assessing its own performance as the governing body of the organization

Please complete the interest form below and click submit. Once you submit your interest form DUYA will send you a confirmation email within 24 hours detailing the next steps in the process.