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Board Member for Local Non-Profit

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Job Description

The Board Members must be familiar with Rukundo International’s missions and remain up to date on the laws regarding the 501(c) status of non-profit organization, employee law, and other pertinent legal and financial information.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Stays in touch with other board members.
  2. Attends all meetings as scheduling may permit.
  3. Attends to assigned or volunteered duties.
  4. Remains active during discussions by contributing to the information, ideas, debates, plans, and bringing related information to the table.
  5. Willingly volunteers and accepts appointments for public fundraising activities and supports and encourages the fundraising team.
  6. Presents a professional attitude to the public
  7. Reviews the organization’s budget and financial reports
  8. Formalizes policies in regard to travel, meetings, and board member expenses that may be reimbursable
  9. Helps identify prospective donors and opens doors with introductions.
  10. Cultivates donors and asks for contributions, when appropriate.
  11. Recruits and votes on new board members, assisting in filling key positions when terms are expired.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong fundraising skills
  • Qualified Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Articulate
  • Committed to the message of Rukundo International.
  • Strong strategic thinking and long-term vision capability
  • Works well with minimal supervision
  • Collaborative spirit

Time Commitment

10-15 hours/month, at leisure

Attendance at quarterly fundraising events

Quarterly Board Meetings

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9601 Shadow Oak Drive, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, US

Mission Statement

Rukundo International (RI) is dedicated to fostering global awareness between children and adults in the United States and children in East Africa. Our programs provide an opportunity for individuals to authentically learn about new cultures and develop meaningful relationships with those outside their community.


RI was formed to provide educational opportunities, healthcare and nutrition, community-based support, and hope to orphans and other underprivileged and at-risk children and their extended families in Kabale, Uganda.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


9601 Shadow Oak DriveGaithersburg, MD 20886



  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach





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