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WELLS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

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Wells International Foundation

WIF is currently seeking volunteer board members whose primary responsibility will be to provide expertise in the following areas:

  • Fundraising (donations and sponsorships)
  • Grant writing

You will be responsible for planning and implementing strategies to secure donors and contributions in support of the organization, provide oversight of the fund development program, monitor development activities, and address issues that may hamper growth and success.

Benefits of serving on WIF's Board of Directors include:

  • Satisfaction of making a difference in communities (locally to globally)
  • Opportunity to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Development/enhancement of effective decision-making skills
  • Increased understanding of group dynamics and relationships

Our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the Wells International Foundation and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for us to advance our mission, which is to

Cultivate global citizenship through education and culture

through activities in the following Strategic Focus Areas:

  • The Arts
  • Women's Empowerment
  • Literacy / STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)
  • Travel / Study Abroad

This is an extraordinary opportunity for you if you are passionate about WIF’s mission and have a track record of effective board membership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. Your accomplishments will allow you to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.




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About WELLS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

Location:

11503 SANDHURST DR, HOUSTON, TX 77048, US

Mission Statement

The Wells International Foundation (WIF) is a U. S. non-profit organization whose mission is to empower women and persons of African descent to realize their highest potential through arts, literacy, study abroad, and other educational and cultural programs. We are building a network of global citizens who embrace inclusiveness and foster a spirit of cooperation throughout the world.

Description

WIF’s seeks to cultivate global citizenship through education and culture.

To achieve this goal, we organize and support several multifaceted programs, with activities and projects that target the following Strategic Focus Areas (SFAs):

* The Arts

* Travel / Study Abroad

* STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)

* Women’s Empowerment

* Literacy

* Preclinical Safety Training / Mentoring

The underlying thread for these activities is EDUCATION. As frequently as possible, we implement programs that unite two or more SFAs to maximize impact, obtain rapid results, and achieve the greatest possible economic efficiency.
Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Up to 10 hours per month
  • Connections in communities interested in your Strategic Focus Area

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