• CAWS Board of Directors Application

  • Thank you for your interest in serving on the CAWS Board of Directors. CAWS was founded and built upon our devotion to the animals in need within our community and surrounding communities and is the oldest foster-based rescue organization in Utah. We are a no-kill, volunteer-powered 501(c)3 nonprofit animal welfare organization whose mission is "Working with the Community to Help Animals". To accomplish this mission to help as many animals in the community and surrounding communities as possible CAWS employs the following programs:

    • Rescue and adoptions
    • Lifetime commitment to all of our animals
    • Community cat Trap-Neuter-Return team
    • Medical & spay/neuter cost assistance to keep pets in their current homes
    • Transports from surrounding communities
    • Ongoing efforts to find new ways to advocate for the underserved animals & their humans in our community and surrounding communities

    The CAWS Board of Directors is responsible for governing CAWS and focusing upon the mission, legacy, strategy, and goals of the organization.  This includes oversight in four main areas: legal, financial, management, and program.

    As a potential board member you may wish to review the following documents:
    Bylaws of the Community Animal Welfare Society
    CAWS Conflict of Interest and Ethics Statement
    CAWS Board of Directors Responsibilities

    Becoming a board member is a considerable commitment as we meet and exceed best practices for the nonprofit community. The process of becoming a board member includes:
    1) Complete this application and supply the requested information
    2) Meet with member(s) from the CAWS Board of Directors
    3) If approved, your application will be submitted to the Board for vote
    4) If approved, you will meet with one or members for orientation
    5) Attend a CAWS Board meetings as a voting member

    Please email board@caws.org with any questions or concerns about your application or process.

    CAWS does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, employment of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
  • About You

  • Board Expectations

  • Documents

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