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 15, 2019. 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.  The board supports the staff through 1) fundraising, 2) governance, and
3) organizational strategy.

The 2019/2020 board has 5-7 open positions. They are:

  • President

  • Vice-President

  • Treasurer/Secretary

  • Social Enterprise Chair

  • Member-at-large (up to 3)

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). There are 8 meetings held throughout the year. Board members can miss a maximum of 2 meetings. 

  • Board members should be prepared to serve on either the fundraising OR governance committee. They should help out at events when possible. 

  • Board members are responsible for contributing to fundraising efforts by 1) providing at least 10 introductions  and, 2) attending at least 2 networking events per year. 

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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