Ethiopiaid Canada has two upcoming vacancies, one for Vice-Chair and one for general Board member for volunteer members of our Board of Directors. We are looking for individuals with special skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:
As part of our Board, you will help ensure the ongoing success by attending quarterly Board meetings, serving on committees, talking about Ethiopiaid in your networks, fundraising or donating to Ethiopiaid, participating in Ethiopiaid events, and representing Ethiopiaid. The average volunteer commitment to be on the Board is 5-10 hours per month as it is currently a working Board. We ask for a 2-year commitment. Previous Board experience is not required, although an asset. If you meet the above criteria and are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
About Ethiopiaid Canada:
Ethiopiaid Canada is a charitable international development organization dedicated to empowering people in Ethiopia to live healthy and productive lives. We seek lasting change by supporting interventions driven by local partners. While Ethiopiaid Canada opened its doors in 2009, we are part of an international network of Ethiopiaid charities with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. Together, we have over 27 years of experience in creating lasting change through collaboration with Ethiopian partner organizations.
Recognizing the empowerment of women and girls as central to reducing poverty and creating lasting change, Ethiopiaid Canada places emphasis on interventions that build the health, social, and economic assets of women and girls. Our programming focuses on increasing access to maternal health services, reducing barriers to education for vulnerable children, and supporting the empowerment of women and girls.
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
You will gain experience on the Board of a small, grassroots organization, have the chance to support community-led, sustainable change in Ethiopia, and get the chance to use your skills and talents in the international development sector.
How will the organization benefit?
We will benefit from having a diverse board with a variety of skill sets.
This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Ethiopian Community in Canada
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Fundraising, Governance (Boards, Committees), Human rights
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Women
The time it will take to contact applicants:
April 25, 2022
May 5, 2022
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