Their responsibilities can include:
Participation in Meetings: Members at large are expected to attend regular meetings, discussions, and workshops related to the organization's activities, goals, and initiatives.
Decision-Making: While they might not have specific titles, members at large are usually given the opportunity to participate in decision-making processes or influence of the content of policies and procedures. Their input is valued and can contribute to well-rounded decisions.
Representing Diverse Perspectives: Members at large often bring diverse viewpoints and experiences to the table. They can help ensure that decisions consider a wide range of factors and potential impacts. They may be students, parents, grandparents, or department heads.
Oversight and Accountability: They can help hold departments accountable to the policies and procedures by monitoring actions and ensuring the department volunteers and staff are complying to policies and procedures and aligning with the organization's mission, values, and goals.
Advocacy: Members at large can advocate for abuse prevention helping to address the challenges or obstacles that arise.
Feedback and Input: They provide valuable feedback and input on various matters, contributing to safeguarding.
Supporting Leadership: Although not in formal leadership roles, members at large can offer support and assistance.
Engagement: Members at large often can assist the Administrator with screening steps and the Trainer during a training event, etc.