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Taskforce Prevention and Community Services is a grassroots organization that serves LGBTQ+ youth of Color on Chicago’s Westside.


  • Health
  • Youth
  • Workforce Development
  • Violence Prevention
  • Social Justice¬†
  • Housing
  • Food
  • LGBTQ+

Board Member duties & responsibilities:

The Board of TaskForce has the fundamental responsibility of overseeing TaskForce’s fulfillment of its mission to the community. To this end, the Board sets direction for the agency, provides financial oversight, establishes policy, and ensures the agency’s resources for carrying out its mission.

Core Functions of the Board:

  • Fundraising and Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Ensure Strategic Board Composition
  • Financial Oversight
  • Executive Director Oversight & Partnership
  • Set Policies
  • Effective Board Functioning

Board term & limits:

4 years

Financial commitment:

Each Board Members is required to make an annual gift and to get others to make monthly or annual donations to Taskforce.

Skills needed:

  • Human Resources¬†
  • Legal
  • IT
  • Operations
  • Real Estate