About Crimson Kindness The goal of Crimson Kindness is to create a community of kindness by engaging in acts of kindness on The University of Alabama campus. Why does The University of Alabama need an organization like Crimson Kindness? ● Everyone can benefit from kindness! ● Kindness promotes personal interactions between students! ● Engaging in kindness encourages personal development! ● Kindness makes a positive impact on the community! How will Crimson Kindness achieve their goal? ● Using platforms known as online social media! ● Through individual actions across campus! ● By group efforts throughout the community! ● Inspiring the community to be more kind!
Officers Since this is a new organization, it is crucial to have motivated and responsible leaders. These individuals must be innovative and exhibit personal integrity while promoting the organization’s goals. Officers are expected to fully participate in ALL initiatives and activities to the best of their ability. It is the responsibility of all officers to hold one another accountable to their commitments regarding the organization. All officers are expected to lead by example by being ambassadors of kindness.This is an emerging and developing organization; there is a potential need for other officer positions that are currently unknown. For those with a particular role in mind, please indicate your interest on the online Leadership Application.The following are the current officer positions and descriptions for the first term of the organization.
President ● Inspiring the group to become ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●
ambassadors of kindness Preside at meetings Create meeting agendas Responsible for event and initiative planning as well as fundraising Manage and coordinate use of facilities Official representative of the organization Maintain contact with advisor(s) Facilitate relationship with Random Acts of Kindness Foundation Sustain networking relationships Responsible for retaining registered status Perform other duties as needed Remain fair and impartial during decision making processes
Communications Director (Secretary) ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●
Be an ambassador of kindness Keep records of members and activities Facilitate communication between officers and members Notify members of upcoming meetings and activities Maintain email list and contacts Create and distribute electronic newsletters Take notes at meetings Remain fair and impartial during decision making processes
Vice President ● ● ● ● ● ●
Be an ambassador of kindness Assume duties of President as needed Assist President with event planning, fundraising, and other activities as needed Work with Financial Coordinator to create annual budget Coordinate recruitment efforts Remain fair and impartial during decision making processes
Financial Coordinator (Treasurer) ● ● ● ● ● ● ●
Be an ambassador of kindness Keep and maintain financial records Prepare and monitor annual budget with Vice President Collect member dues Manage the organization’s bank account Coordinate funding sources Remain fair and impartial during decision making processes
Members must fill out the online leadership application to be elected for a position. Officers will be elected by those who attend the first meeting.
Innovation Team The purpose of the Innovation Team is to facilitate and assist with the founding and initial startup of the organization. The opinions and ideas of members on this team will be valued highly by officers. The necessity of this team will be considered on yearly basis. Members of this team would serve well as future officers. Members will be selected on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants must fill out the online Leadership Application for the 10 spots available on this team.
Potential responsibilities ● ● ● ● ● ●
Be an ambassador of kindness Contribute and collaborate on ideas for the organization Raise awareness of the organization and it’s purpose Set an example through participation in initiatives Provide feedback to officers about activities and events Attend officer meetings as requested
Team members are those who… ● ● ●
Are passionate about the cause Are willing to assist in the founding of the organization Wish to be involved in leadership without holding the responsibilities of an officer Are supportive of cause but may be limited by time constraints May be interested in holding an officer position in the future