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 5+ hours per week for at least three years to this new non-profit.
By joining our select group of diverse, skilled, and committed board members you will help us continue to lay the foundation of SJEI and work to champion social and environmental justice, through our mission by bridging resources with innovation to engineer solutions that target the meaningful involvement of people for the common good.
We are currently seeking a Volunteer Mechanical/Structures Engineering Subcommittee Chair. This board member position will not have voting rights.
For this specific position, we are looking for individuals with past experience working with small and/or large non-profits in the Mechanical/Structures Engineering industries.
Future paid consulting work may be a part of this role. Your passion should lie in giving back your time to your community through work, research, etc.
A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Structures Engineering is expected for this role.
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, and farms - our planet. We will obtain our goals in a way that is respectful and sensitive, and in a manner that treats all inhabitants equally and fairly according to the definitions of social justice, environmental justice, and the ethical principles adhered to by engineers.
Board Member General Responsibilities may include some of the following in addition to specific role:
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.
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.
Conflicts, insurance, file required papers and act as a trustee/fiduciary; creates and abides by the bylaws.
2 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US
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.
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
June 12, 2021
Orientation or Training
Generally around 5 to 10 hours per week plus attending our monthly board meetings the last Wednesday evening of each month.