Organization Name: Communities In Schools of Jacksonville
Address: 3100 University Boulevard South, Suite 300
City: Jacksonville
State: FL
Zip Code: 32216
Web site:
Contact First Name: Lawrence
Contact Last Name: Steiner
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone Number: 904-354-5918
E-mail Address:
Mission Statement: Communities In Schools of Jacksonville champions the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life. Communities In Schools of Jacksonville is the premier provider of in-school dropout prevention services in Jacksonville. We are the largest Florida affiliate of the national Communities In Schools network. This network is the largest private non-profit dropout prevention network in the country and has been recognized by Worth magazine as one of the top 100 organizations “most likely to save the world.” Our vision is to open windows of opportunity for all “at-risk” students who could benefit from Communities In Schools services. We currently reach over 6,600 students through our various services, and our vision is to reach all of the estimated 50,000 students eligible for our programs in the Jacksonville and Duval County areas.
Please check your main area(s) of service: Education
Geographic area in which your organization operates: Duval County, NE Florida, Jacksonville
Year of Incorporation: 1989
What is your agency's budget size: 5-6999m
How many Employees does your organization have: 57 full-time; 300 part-time
How many Board Members do you have: 31
How many times per year does your board meet: 5
What is the estimated monthly time contribution of your board members: 5 hours
What is your organization's policy about financial contributions of board members?: Any
Minimum Required Amount:
What is the typical board member's term of service: More than 6 years
Does your agency have Directors & Officers (Board Liability) Insurance: Yes
Do you currently have any CPAs on your board: No
Briefly describe the CPAs role as a board member and any other expectations or comments: - Participate as any other Board member in determining the goals and direction of the organization, while analyzing the performance of the organization to help ensure it is meeting its goals and operating within the parameters set by the Board - Serve on the Finance Committee as a member, and potentially serve as Treasurer of the organization - Provide expert advice on major financial matters as the need arises, with regard to fiscal management and/or legal requirements - Introduce potential donors, volunteers, and community leaders to the organization

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