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Social Justice Subcommittee Chair

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The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

  • 16 people are interested

We are looking for industry experts who want to give back to their community in an executive capacity by volunteering to be among the first board members of The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative. You should be motivated and willing to commit to a three year term to this new non-profit so as to lay the groundwork for something special.

We are currently seeking a Social Justice Subcommittee Chair. This is a board member position and will have voting rights.

A bachelors degree is Social Justice, Justice, Human Rights or similar is expected for this role.

For this specific position, we are looking for individuals with past experience working with small and/or large non-profits in Social Justice. Your passion should lie in giving back your time to your community through work, research, etc.

The Social Justice Subcommittee Chair is a Board member without voting rights and supports the Board of Directors and other non-voting Board members. The Social Justice Subcommittee chair will also participate in SJEI's Initiative of 100% Board Giving and other Board member fundraising expectations and strategic planning initiatives. SJEI Board members are champions of SJEI.

Board Member General Responsibilities may include some of the following in addition to specific role:

Governing
The board evaluates itself and the organization, ensures financial and program accountability and transparency, includes ---reviews effectiveness of programs; mandates needs assessment of constituency every few years, sets meeting agendas, creates necessary committees, keeps minutes, and recruits effective members.

Planning
Creates the mission and vision, sets goals and objectives, develops a strategic plan and fashions organizational procedures)
Oversee use of resources
Ensures sufficient funds are raised (includes marketing and public relations) and spent appropriately.

Compliance
Conflicts, insurance, file required papers and act as a trustee/fiduciary; creates and abides by the bylaws.

Evolving Role of the Board Members Governance (oversight of operations, including financial accountability) Support (fundraising, public relations and providing individual expertise)

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About The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

Location:

2 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US

Mission Statement

Our organization seeks to research, develop, and implement engineering practices, designs, products, and methods that promote social and environmental justice and overall sustainability. Further, we strive to educate, advocate, plan and engineer the future development of our cities, towns, neighborhoods, farms - our planet.

Description

The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative is a conscious engineering, social justice, and environmental justice organization that seeks to implement sustainable engineering practices, designs, and developments that adhere to social and environmental justice.

Board Development
Environment
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Executive Admin
  • Advocacy
  • Public Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 to 10 hours per week initially. Flexible.
  • Bachelors Degree is Social Justice, Justice, Human Rights or similar is required for this role.

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