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Board Member Bokamoso Youth Foundation

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BOKAMOSO YOUTH FOUNDATION

Position

Bokamoso Foundation Board members support the work and functioning of the Bokamoso Life Centre located in Winterveldt, South Africa by providing strategic, financial and operational support to aid the center’s goals. The US-based Bokamoso Youth Foundation board is a working board, comprised of committed volunteers who are passionate about promoting cross cultural connections and supporting the work of leaders on the ground in South Africa as they provide opportunities for youth in the Winterveldt community to further their education, receive college scholarships, and experience the creative and performing arts.

The Ideal Candidates:

The Washington DC area based Bokamoso Youth Foundation is seeking energetic, passionate and talented individuals to join our work in supporting the Bokamoso Life Center in Winterveldt, South Africa. We seek to build a diverse, vibrant board and ideal candidates will have knowledge of one or more of the following: Fundraising, Communications & PR, Social Media Management, and/or expertise in Education or the Arts. We seek candidates who wish to leverage their networks to advance the mission of the Bokamoso Life Center and impact the lives of students in the Winterveldt community.

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About BOKAMOSO YOUTH FOUNDATION

Location:

5614 Connecticut Ave NW #167, Washington, DC 20015, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Bokamoso Youth Foundation is to support the Bokamoso Life Centre in Winterveldt, South Africa become a self-sustaining, community oriented organization serving disadvantaged youth, ages 18-24, through financial, technical and human resources.

Description

The Bokamoso Youth Foundation supports the Bokamoso Life Centre (BLC), a non-profit organization in Winterveldt, South Africa. The BLC provides Youth development and empowerment through social service programs, drama and art therapy and computer training. The BYF also facilitates a cultural exchange program between the Drama Group of the BLC and St. Andrews Episcopal School, Potomac, MD and the George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Board Development
Children & Youth
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5614 Connecticut Ave NW #167Washington, DC 20015

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 10-15 hours per month to attend Board meetings, either in person or virtually, participate in committees, reply to emails and phone calls.
  • There is a greater time commitment during the Cultural Exchange trip each January, which involves car pooling, planning and attending events.

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