Board Member at The Welcome Project

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: The Welcome Project

The Welcome Project Board of Directors extends the exciting opportunity to apply and join The Welcome Project as a board member!

The following organizational values guide the Welcome Project:

  • Constituent Drive: We (staff and board) value a bottom-up approach that actively respects, encourages, listens to, and responds to the voices of the immigrant community on issues that are important to them.
  • Shared Power: We believe in collaborating with one another, our constituents, and other stakeholders to maximize our impact and accomplish more than we can do to achieve our mission.
  • Self-Determination & Community Change: We believe in promoting and building immigrant autonomy and leadership, enabling immigrants to take charge of their own lives, and encouraging systemic change in the broader community.
  • Transparency: We value open, two-way communication that promotes trust and accountability and supports well-informed internal and external stakeholders. We strive to achieve equitable access to organizational and community-wide information.
  • Equity & Belonging: We value and work on building a respectful, diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization and the greater community. We benefit from and encourage the leadership and contributions of people of different backgrounds and identities. We embrace the unique perspectives of the immigrant community as an essential part of the struggle for social justice.

Persons with lived immigrant experience, consensus-building skills, and bilingual skills (Haitian Creole, French, and Spanish) are strongly encouraged to apply. The initial board term is two years.

We seek individuals with one or more of the following skills and experience from work or volunteer experiences:

  1. Multicultural Strategic decision-making disposition and skills
  2. Multicultural Analytical skills
  3. Adaptability
  4. Accounting and financial literacy
  5. Multicultural business and legal knowledge & experience
  6. Information Technology and Cybersecurity knowledge and skills
  7. Multicultural networking skills
  8. Environment, Social, and Governance skills
  9. Multicultural Social skills
  10. Strong governance skills
  11. Willingness to learn and teach new skills

Prior board experience is preferred, but we offer training for new board members. Learn more about The Welcome Project at www.welcomeproject.org


Submit your resume (max two pages) and a brief statement of interest (max one page) to welcome@welcomeproject.org by July 31, 2024. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


Feel free to reach out to welcome@welcomeproject.org with any questions.

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Mission Statement

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Description

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CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
Advocacy & Human Rights, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

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WHERE

530 Mystic AvenueSomerville, MA 02145

(42.39739,-71.09193)
 

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