P.O. Box 924 Streamwood, Il. 60107 connect@buildingfamiliestogether.org 630.465.4268


Volunteers are essential and life-lines for nonprofits. Without your dedication, we would not survive. 

We like our Directors to know, this is a “Governing and Working Board.” In addition, we offer our Directors the opportunity to work closely with the CEO. We are here to help you grow professionally and assist you in any way. In addition, we will provide you the opportunity to make new friends, increase social contact, enhance your resume, you will also be first in line when paid positions open, and the CEO personally writes all letters of recommendation. In addition, your picture, name, and brief write up goes on the website.

We are seeking individuals who are ready to be active advocates and ambassadors for our families and Building Families Together Inc. These individuals will be fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Building Families Together Inc. to advance its mission, vision and values. The Directors may also provide assistance and have direct contact with the families we serve. 

Brief Board Member Descriptions Below:


The Treasurer of Building Families Together Inc. shall keep and maintain full and accurate books and records of accounts of properties and transactions, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital and other matters customarily including in financial statements. The ideal but not necessary Board Treasure should have prior nonprofit board member experience or have received formal board training.


The Secretary is responsible for ensuring that accurate and sufficient documentation exists to meet legal requirements, and to enable authorized persons to determine when, how, and by whom Building Families Together’s board business was conducted. The ideal but not necessary Board Secretary should have prior nonprofit board member experience or have received formal board training.


Directors are required to perform their duties in good faith, with ordinary care, and in the best interest of Building Families Together.

  • In good faith. Good faith is shown by honesty and faithfulness to duties and obligations.
  • With ordinary care. Ordinary care is the use of good judgment and common sense.
  • In the best interest of Building Families Together

ImportantAt this time, we meet once a month via Skype. We meet once a year downtown Chicago, Illinois for our annual mandatory