Member of the Board

LATINCOUVER BOARD OF DIRECTORS: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Latincouver will be electing new members to the Board of Directors. We extend an invitation to all individuals willing to be active in governance roles to be part of our Board. The leadership and stewardship of key community members has never been more important than it is today. Your experience and interest in supporting the Latin American community would be an asset to our organization, and we hope you will consider becoming a nominee.

Latincouver is a nonprofit organization that has a positive impact on the Latin-American communities we serve. It was founded in 2008, and is recognized as an influential provider of much needed bridges between British Columbia’s rapidly growing Latin American communities and other multicultural groups in our city.

The Board of Directors will play a central role in this important work. Your experience, involvement and commitment to serve the community will have an impact on growing and empowering it.

A primary responsibility of a Director is to participate in the development of strategy, policy and major decision-making at board meetings, as well as Fundraising to support our vast and complimentary programs. Meetings are held once a month or as necessary.

Latincouver sees diversity within our organization as not just a nice thing to have, but as an asset that fosters better ideas, better programs, and higher levels of impact and success. We view diversity as a wide-ranging set of intersectionalities.

Requirements:

Be a Member of Latincouver

Time commitment: minimum 10 hours per month

Ability to attend meetings (2-3 hours long)

Be a part of one or more of Latincouver’s Committees

Ability to serve a minimum two-year term

Previous experience leading and managing volunteer teams, communications, fundraising and event management will be assets.

Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese and/or Latin American culture will be an asset

Previous experience working or serving as Board member in other NFP organizations will be an asset

Application Process:

Please fill out the following form by 11:59 PM on April 12, 2021 to be considered as an applicant.

A member of the Latincouver nomination committee will contact you to schedule an interview. Interviews will be held in the evenings beginning April 12th.

Please fill the following form:
The name and contact information of one character or personal reference. Your reference should be someone who has known you for at least one year. They will only be contacted should you be shortlisted.*
Please upload 1 page PDF letter of intent describing your interest and motivation for joining Latincouver’s Board of Directors. Please name your file FirstName.LastName.Letter of Intent 2021*
About you The following questions are intended to ensure a diversity of Board Members and to get to know more about you. These questions are optional and you may choose to answer all/some/none of the following questions.