Associate Board

Mission – IMD Guest House builds community and healing by providing comfortable, affordable accommodation for patients and their families throughout their treatment.

The Associate Board (AB) is an IMD Guest House energetic professionals group who supports a mission that provides comfort through temporary lodging to veterans, patients, and families who must seek medical treatment away from home.

Associate Board members are ambassadors in their community. Engaging with the mission through volunteer activity, fostering philanthropic connections, fundraising events, and inspiring others to make an impact for a wonderful cause.

 

Get involved. Empower critical needs in your community.

Network

Connect with leaders in your community

Grow

Gain skills, enhance your professional growth

Enjoy

Have fun while making a difference

Join the IMD Guest House Associate Board! 

  • Steps to join AB
  • Expectations & Benefits
  • Questions? Contact Information

The AB is pleased to welcome new members on an ongoing basis

Below are the steps to become an AB member:

      1. Review membership expectations
      2. Complete application
      3. Interested associates should be available for a 30 minute virtual chat
      4. You are welcome to join a meeting prior to AB membership

Expectations:
Term: minimum 1 year

  • Attend at least 75% of meetings, either in person or by phone/virtually
  • Help leverage personal and/or professional connections and platforms to expand the IMD Guest House mission
  • Actively participate in at least 50% of Associate Board events (creating, attending, and recruiting event attendees)
  • Volunteer a minimum of 6 personal hours at or for IMD Guest House
  • Reach Give or Get commitment of at least $500/year through:
    • Supporting fundraising events (purchase ticket, make personal donation)
    • Procuring in-kind donations and/or contributions from friends and family
  • Assist in securing sponsorship support for events or IMD Guest House organizational goal Attend / Volunteer for IMD Guest House Board of Directors led fundraisers

Benefits:

  • Interact and network with IMD Guest House Board of Directors
  • Connect with like-minded professionals
  • Advocate for a critical mission through social and service experiences
  • Develop or enhance skills for professional growth
  • Engage in meaningful activity that makes a difference to community
  • Recognition on IMD Guest House website
  • Clear understanding of expectations through training and guidance of senior leaders or IMD Guest House staff

Interested in becoming an Associate Board member? Questions? Contact:
Jan Kroeschell, Manager of Volunteers and Programming volunteer@imdguesthouse.org

We also welcome interested members in taking part in a volunteer project. Associate Board membership form submission does not need to be completed to volunteer.

 

What We're Up To

Virtual Friends Meet

Virtually meet AB members and learn more about our dynamic group!

Have a great time! Enjoy a special beverage in support of the Comfort Fund for NICU families. Get your friends, crew or colleagues involved in supporting a terrific charity cause. Located in the vibrant West Loop, Carnivale Chicago offers Latin inspired dining.

Get Involved

Charity Running

AB members are charity running in a variety of events.

Register and join in the joy & fun of charity running! Help raise funds in support of the Comfort Fund for NICU families.

Chair Campaign

Help raise funds to get a zero gravity medical lift recliner that will serve our guests in both a comfort and functional capacity.

Often times, this may be the only way patients receiving treatment such as chemotherapy, organ transplant or other procedure can sleep.

Join the Associate Board
Engage in meaningful service that makes a difference

 

I enjoy supporting the mission. I get to give a little joy and comfort to guests who need it.

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