20 Liters Board Member

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20 Liters Board Member


20 Liters relies on a group of talented and committed volunteers to provide leadership and guidance to the organization and staff as members of our Board of Directors. We are currently recruiting additional members to this small group of passionate volunteers.

In particular, we are looking for candidates with lived experience and understanding of:
East African countries, language [Kinyarwanda], and cultural practices Social Services, particularly in community organizing around public health Fundraising, such as event planning, networking, or relationship building skills Legal Affairs, particularly in areas relevant to non-profit organizations

Priority Tasks and Assignments

  • • Fulfill General Responsibilities of a Board Member, including:
  • • Attend all Board of Directors meetings [Minimum 4 quarterly meetings]
  • • Prepare for meetings by reading all materials provided in advance of the meeting, including financial information. Be prepared to ask questions as necessary to provide oversight.
  • • Carry out assignments and duties as requested by the Chairperson of the Board
  • • Provide additional feedback in areas of personal expertise that impact the organization
  • • Support 20 Liters Fundraising Efforts

Skills and Abilities

  • • Experience and understanding of: East Africa, Social Services, Fundraising, or Legal Affairs
  • • General knowledge of US-based international non-profits
  • • Knowledge of standard board practices and procedures
  • • Strong commitment to the mission, purpose and values of 20 Liters
  • • Have a track record of integrity in leading organizations
  • • Basic computer skills: email, internet browsing, documents, spreadsheets

Opportunities and Benefits

  • • Meet other volunteer leaders, humanitarians, and professionals
  • • Learn new strategies, skills and methods
  • • Learn about the global water crisis
  • • Make dirty water clean for the most vulnerable

If you are interested in this opportunity or have questions, please reach out to Amanda [amanda@20liters.org] to learn more!

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