- Work remotely
- Flexible in schedule
Board of Directors Member
4-12 hours / monthly
The Board of Directors is the legal authority for Ainembabazi Children’s Project. As a member of the Board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization. Requirements of Board membership include: - Commitment to the work of the organization. - Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance and organizational management: policy, finance, fund development, programming, and advocacy. - Willingness to serve and support work on at least one committee. - Attendance at monthly Board meetings. - Attendance at meetings of assigned committees. - Attendance at Annual General Meetings. - Attendance at membership meetings. - Support of special events. - Organize and collaborate with Ainembabazi membership in coordination of fundraising events. Term Directors are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting. Directors serve for a one year renewable term. General Duties A Director is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy. The Director must: Approve, where appropriate, policy and other recommendations received from the Board and its standing committees. Monitor all Board policies. Review the bylaws and policy manual, and recommend bylaw changes to the membership. Review the Board’s structure, approve changes, and prepare necessary bylaw amendments. Participate in the development of Ainembabazi Children’s Project organizational plan and annual review. Approve Ainembabazi Children’s Project budget. Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the Board, committees, donors, and community to enhance Ainembabazi Children’s Project’s mission. Commit to a fundraising minimum goal of $1,000 each year as an individual board member.
Additional Details & Skills Required
The volunteer will be mentored in with older members.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
As global citizens, we have a responsibility to be engaged, aware and conscious about our role and impact in the broader global community. Children bear a unique impact when they are born into situations where their rights are violated. You should volunteer for this to directly impact and support young people as well as to more broadly educating and advocating for the protection of children’s rights in East Africa.
- Remote or online
- Flexible in schedule