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Board Member

Our missionSupporting through leadership, education and mentoring the Youth, All Uniformed Services, women's development and the Disabled in the Rugby Community Additional programs include RuckUCancer, Rugby Kickstarter and Rugby Esports
Our boardThis international board of rugby enthusiasts seeks to work with communities by providing guidance through education, training, mentorship, etc., via the sport of rugby. The rugby community will attest to their ethos as having provided strong guidance to both their involvement within the sport as well as in their own personal/professional lives through the development of strong life skills, individual commitment to success and team building relationships. These skills carry forth the abilities to support better judgement and decision-making while promoting strong community and personal values. It is important to note, these skills are carried forth and combined with our unique programs will hopefully support positive community relationships that will extend beyond the local and national regions.
PositionApplicant does not have to have rugby experience but would be beneficial as we focus upon the ethos of rugby to develop better individuals to build better communities. Experience in supporting a young charity with national and international programs through guidance, fundraising, PR, program leadership and execution, etc that will help youth, uniformed service personnel and others to either get involved in the sport of rugby or become more engaged. Our programs are built around our 4 primary pillars with a focus upon: education, mentorship, leadership, mental and physical health and unique activation programs through our existing and future partnerships while bringing inclusivity action to the engagement programs.
Desired skills
Board, Branding*, Business Development*
Commitment3 to 5 hours/month
DonationWe require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
RequirementsPassion around a mission to use the ethos of rugby to create better individuals and communities through education, mentorship and leadership throughout the America's and beyond. Our programs look to support after-school activities as well helping spur other initiatives for youth and adults such as their annual Salute2Services Rugby Tournament, RuckUCancer and RugbyKickStarter. All of our youth programs are non-contact and therefore encourages participation for all genders and ages. Health and wellness programs are built into all aspects so that participants can feel better and connected to others. Our podcasts during the pandemic have had a real focus on supporting those who may have PTSD or mental conflicts so they can become comfortable about talking with others who may be experiencing similar concerns.
Additional InfoThe Rugby Foundation was established in 2018, based in Las Vegas with programs in 14 States and currently 9 countries with an anticipation of 12 countries before the end of the calendar year. Several of our programs focus upon the ethos of rugby at the core values:Discipline, Respect, Integrity, Passion, Solidarity, Mentorship and LeadershipIn addition, some established programs include: Rugby Supports, Spirit of Rugby, RuckUCancer, Salute2Services, Rugby Kickstarter, Rugby200, RugbyChat, RugbyEsports and more.Some of our current partnerships include Boy Scouts of America, YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, municipalities, school district and private schools, youth rugby organizations,