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).

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. 

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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.  The board supports the staff through 1) fundraising, 2) governance, and
3) organizational strategy.

The 2019/2020 board has 10 open positions. They are:

  • President

  • Vice President

  • Vice President

  • Treasurer/Secretary

  • 6 Directors 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

Expectations

  • Board members are expected to attend 70% of board meetings (either in person or virtually). There are 8 meeting held throughout the year. 

  • Board members should be prepared to serve on a minimum of one committee. They should help out at events when possible.

  • All board members are asked to assist in fundraising and networking opportunities to grow the organization.

    Deadline for online applications, October 28, 2019. Applications can also be submitted in person at the Annual General Meeting.

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

 

board member application

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