Are you a young professional who desires to do more good as you pursue your growing career? If so, First Call might have a great opportunity for you!

First Call, one of our valued partners, is on the lookout for an Emerging Professional to join their esteemed Board of Directors. If you’re a passionate, community-driven individual looking to make a significant impact in the Kansas City area, this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

What is the First Call Emerging Professional Board?

The First Call Emerging Professional Board (EPB) is a dynamic, volunteer-led committee of emerging professionals from the Kansas City community. This group shares the common goal of supporting and promoting the mission of First Call. By joining this board, you’ll become part of a passionate team that is working tirelessly to bring about positive change and make a lasting difference in the lives of individuals struggling with alcohol, drugs, and addiction.

Requirements and Responsibilities:

To be considered for this meaningful role, prospective members must meet the following requirements:

  1. Monthly Virtual Meetings: You should have the ability to attend one meeting virtually on the first Friday of each month.
  2. Two-Year Commitment: Members are expected to commit to serving a two-year term with the possibility of extending their membership for another two years.
  3. Regular Attendance: Members must attend at least 70% of the meetings.
  4. Participation in First Call Events: In addition to regular meetings, members are encouraged to attend one “larger” First Call event each year. These events include the Gratitude Luncheon in March, the Golf Tournament in June, and the Celebration Evening in September.
  5. Personal Donation: While there is no minimum requirement, members are encouraged to make a donation that is personally meaningful to them.
  6. Retreat Participation: Members will attend the annual Board of Directors Retreat in November and the EPB Retreat in March.
  7. Identify as a Young Professional: While there is no set age limit, members should identify as young professionals.

How to Apply:

If you’re excited about the prospect of becoming an Emerging Professional on the First Call Emerging Professional Board and meet the requirements listed above, visit the link below to learn more and apply.