Call for Board Members aged 18-22

 

Are you interested in empowering your fellow Black female youth?
Are you community driven and focused?
Do you have 8-10 hours to volunteer each month?

Do you live in Canada?

If you have a commitment to female empowerment, culturally relevant and responsive advocacy, and gender equality in your professional and personal life, we are looking for you. We invite you to work with us as part of our Board of Directors where we are seeking members from all walks of life. Our voluntary members are the bedrock of our organization and help us move forward in our mission while keeping us focused on our vision. They also stand as role models for the young people we serve. As such, we look for the following qualities in those who take on this responsibility:

  • Flexibility and creativity;

  • People and organizational skills (teamwork, coaching, motivating and mobilizing);

  • Leadership (empathy, integrity, humility, and reflexivity);

  • Passion for female empowerment and gender rights; and

  • Dedication and commitment to social justice.

FBF is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to building an organization that reflects the communities we serve. That is why priority will be given to candidates that:

  • Identify as female, and

  • Are of African descent/Black

 

We also welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates selected for an interview. If an applicant or a successful candidate requests accommodation, we will discuss their needs with them and make adjustments to support them. 

To apply for a position on our Board, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Dr Tapo Chimbganda Email: tapo@futureblackfemale.com

 

Your application should include: 

  • Your professional/educational interests and experience

  • Your lived experience and values towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Any previous experience working in your community

  • Time commitment per week

 

For more information, please email tapo@futureblackfemale.com

 

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We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.