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ORGANIZATION: CLOSE THE GAP FOUNDATION

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WHY JOIN CLOSE THE GAP

Close the Gap is a 100% volunteer-based organization dedicated to creating a future of equitable opportunities for low-income students and professionals. Founded in 2018, we focus on mentorship, workshops, project-based learning, financial and resource assistance, and awarding scholarships. Our team hails from Apple, Facebook, Intuit, Box, and Deloitte.

At Close the Gap, your individuality is your strength. We are a small, diverse, nimble group of innovators, disruptors, trailblazers who are trying to leverage technology to solve the challenge of widening opportunity gaps that prevent low-income students from fulfilling their fullest potential due to their financial limitations.

Volunteering with Close the Gap gives you an opportunity to impact lives, invest in community growth and development, and be part of a fun and diverse team. Together, we can build a future without opportunity gaps. This role reports to our President.

WHY CLOSE THE GAP NEEDS YOU

Close the Gap is looking for a legal advisor to sit on our Advisory Board to help provide legal guidance and create insightful and actionable reports that will help us close compliance gaps. Through these efforts, you’ll propel our growth to the next level.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Provide legal counsel for CTG’s policies and processes, and serve as a key resource of knowledge regarding privacy and corporate law
  • Help oversee CTG’s corporate governance work, including matters relating to board governance
  • Serve as a trustworthy advisor to resolve and craft legal solutions
WHO YOU ARE
  • Passionate about creating an equitable society
  • You are a team player who values transparency, accountability, and diversity
KEY QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate and J.D. degrees from accredited schools
  • Understanding of data privacy and security and commercial law
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including a proven ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business partners
  • Ability to commit and contribute 2 hours every week on average. Involvement will vary by project type and stage, and is flexible.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Board governance experience
  • A working knowledge of privacy law (including, in particular, nonprofit organization experience) a plus
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Location:

n/a, Virtual, CA 94403, US

Mission Statement

We are closing the opportunity gap by creating equitable opportunities for disadvantaged students through mentorship, project-based learning, and financial assistance.

Description

Close the Gap is a 100% volunteer-based organization dedicated to creating a future of equitable opportunities for low-income students and professionals. Founded in 2018 by a group of Silicon Valley, like-minded professionals, Close the Gap focuses on mentorship, workshops, project-based learning, financial/resource assistance, and awarding scholarships.

Check us out at: closethegapfoundation.org


At Close the Gap, your individuality is your strength. We are a small, diverse, nimble group of innovators, disruptors, trailblazers who are trying to leverage technology to solve the challenge of widening opportunity gaps that prevent low-income students from fulfilling their fullest potential due to their financial limitations. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact lives, invest in your growth and development, and be part of a fun and diverse team. Together, we can build a future without opportunity gaps.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Board Development, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Intellectual Property

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week on average. Involvement will vary by project type and stage, and is flexible.

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