General Member - Board of Directors

Overview

Young London

Locaton

Remote

Availability

Thursdays

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Commitment

1 year or more

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Individual

Sector

Community & Care

Adult (18+)

Development

Skills you would develop

  • Grant writing & fundraising

  • leadership skills

  • understanding of the nonprofit sector

  • Policy writing

  • Financial literacy

Ideal for

  • University/College students

  • Newcomers

  • Professionals

  • Retirees

  • People without a vehicle

Contact

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Kayley MacGregor

(226) 678-5965

Locaton

201 King St, London, ON N6A 1C9, Canada

About the position

Our Board: The Basics Becoming a member of the Young London’s board of directors allows Londoners to shape the future of youth engagement and empowerment in London and the surrounding region. Young London is currently in a state of transition and there is an opportunity for members to be part of this growth and development. This position is for you if you are passionate about equity, you are willing to take risks, and you are excited to help a small organization grow and develop.  


Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings, an Annual General Meeting, and emergency meetings as needed. Board members contribute to strategic planning, review financial documents, evaluate programs, guide the executive director, represent Young London within the community, and mentor each other as needed.  



Duties:


  • Commitment to the work of the organization.

  • Willingness to serve on committees.

  • Attendance at monthly Board meetings.

  • Attendance at meetings of assigned committees.

  • Attendance at Annual General Meetings.

  • Support of special events.

  • Support of, and participation in, fundraising events.

  • Commitment to adhere to the Board of Directors’ code of conduct.

Requirements

We are currently looking for several board members who are interested in creating opportunities for young people to lead and to be engaged in their communities. We are looking for people with a variety of skill sets, but in particular those with: 


  • A belief in the abilities of young people and their role in community change.

  • An intersectional/equity lens.

  • Lived or professional experience in youth engagement.

  • An interest in learning and/or professional development.

  • Interest or experience with financial management.

  • Interest of experience in business development, fundraising or grant writing.


Time commitment: 1-3 hours per week.

About the organization

Young London is an organization by young people, for young people that focuses on empowering one another through community engagement. We support young people in using their skills to positively impact our community through research, community projects and other forms of civic engagement.

Impact

What’s in it for you?


  • Leadership opportunities.

  • Insights into the inner workings of the nonprofit sector.

  • An opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of young people in London.

  • Networking opportunities.

  • Skill development.

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