Board Member Application

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Each year Her International's members vote in a Board of Directors at our Annual General Assembly (AGM). This year's AGM will be held on October 16, 2018. If you are interested in being considered for a position, please fill out the application at the bottom of this page. 

Organization Overview

Founded in 2005, Her International is a nonprofit that seeks to support and empower women and girls around the world through education. Currently we have projects in Nepal and Canada. Projects are developed in partnership with local experts and future participants with an eye towards fostering sustainability and self-sufficiency. Those projects are then implemented by an on-the-ground, nonprofit partner. 


Why join our team?

Our organization focuses on CONNECTION with our program participants and donors and that mentality is visible in our working environment. Her International is warm, approachable, and has great relationships between staff and volunteers. 

The Her International team is energetic and innovative. We leverage passion into impact and have fun together doing it!

About the board

Her International’s daily operations are run by paid staff and overseen by a volunteer board of directors. The board can have up to 11 members. The board positions are:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Director(s)-at-Large

Expertise Needed

Her International is looking for board members who have any of the following experience:

  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Governance
  • Management
  • Fundraising
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Business
  • International Development


  • Board members are expected to attend board meetings (either in person or virtually). Meetings are held monthly except for a 2-month break during the summer. 
  • Board members should be prepared to serve on at least one board committee. They should help out at events when possible. 
  • The Board of Directors helps the Executive Directors network and identify fundraising opportunities and other areas of the organization.

Want to learn more?

Learn about our programs, finances and annual reports, and staff are all found online. Also feel free to email us:


board member application

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