We're looking to appoint new Directors

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 12:56 -- Rachel Heatherly

Thinking Development is seeking talented individuals to join our Board of Directors to help us to shape the strategic direction and governance of our exciting international development charity.

 

You will play a key role in leading and developing plans to realise the vision of our current project - the rebuilding of girls' schools in Haiti destroyed by the 2010 earthquake, in a community-oriented, eco-friendly, disaster-resistant and replicable way - and in shaping the future direction of the charity.  

 

We welcome applications from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for international development, disaster reconstruction or female empowerment in the developing world.  A legal, charity or content design background would be particularly welcomed. 

 

If you are interested in helping us to support disaster-affected people to design their own future, with values of justice, social and environment sustainability and disaster resilience at the core, we would love to hear from you.  Please send an expression of interest to rachel@thinkingdevelopment.org by Monday 22nd June 2015.

 

 Duties and Responsibilities of the Board:

 

·        Ensure the effective, efficient and compliant administration of the organisation. 

·        Ensure the financial stability of the organisation. 

·        Provide strategic direction to the organisation, set overall policy and evaluating performance against agreed targets. 

·        Safeguard the reputation and values of the organisation. 

·        Act as ambassadors and advocates for the organisation. 

·        Contribute specialist skills to the attainment of the organisation's goals as applicable.

·        Commit a minimum of 10 and 20 hours per year, depending on the level of a Director's involvement.