Young Professional Board Member


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

222 Broadway, 21st FloorNew York, NY 10038


About

Mission and Work

Global Humanitaria’s global mission is to work with local communities to help identify their needs and to create self-sustainable development programs that will promote long-term positive change while advocating to end the injustices that created them in the first place.

Our programs reach some of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities in Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Ivory Coast, Cambodia, and India. We operate in a need-based manner mainly focusing on education, health, food security and nutrition, women’s rights, and child protection services. Global Humanitaria hires only local staff to promote professional opportunities in the regions we operate. We ensure all programs are entirely community-led and truly respond to the self-identified needs of the populations we serve.

Global Humanitaria USA programs include cross-cultural sensitivity training for professionals in New York City working with unaccompanied minors from countries where we run programs internationally and have focused expertise.

Young Professionals Board: What We Do

Global Humanitaria USA has a Young Professionals Board that is dedicated to the organization’s mission and serve as community supporters. The role of each board member is to:

  • Serve as an advocate for Global Humanitaria USA by leveraging personal and professional networks on behalf of our mission.

  • Lend professional expertise in consultation with Global Humanitaria USA staff to execute projects and programs

  • Devise, plan and execute social, awareness-raising or small-round fundraising events to support our work, including an annual gala

  • Attend in-person meetings every six weeks to establish plans for all YP Board activities

  • Donate $400 to support all Young Professionals Board activities

Young Professionals Board: Who Are We Looking For?

Global Humanitaria is presently recruiting 5 board members our Young Professional Board. We are looking for dedicated, creative, entrepreneurial and engaged professionals who are passionate about our mission. Areas of professional experience that are highly desirable are:

  • Immigration law and studies

  • Business and finance

  • Communication/PR/media

  • Private or public foundations

  • Event planning

To Apply:

Please submit the following application (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r7pnTnuVLbu95e_H26CatQlPoUfjfz19357N-J1D05o/edit) and your resume by July 15, 2016 to Linda Najok at lnajok@globalhumanitariausa.com.

Qualified candidates will be contacted within one week of the deadline to interview with the chair of the Board and a Global Humanitaria staff.

We look forward to reviewing your application and learning more about you! Thank you, again, for your interest in our work!

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Relationship Building
  • Public Relations
  • Business Development

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year
  • Submit resume and application to Linda Najok at lnajok@globalhumanitariausa.org
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