We welcome a diverse range of skills, experience and background, both professional and personal.

Volunteer at Home

We are always looking for volunteers with a passion for making a difference. Our hard-working Vancouver team has room to grow as we continue to increase our impact. Become a member of our Event Committee, Board of Directors or a general volunteer.


***SEEKING EVENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS***

Want to have a huge impact on Maternal Health? Love planning engaging events? Then consider joining our Event Committee to help plan our 10th Anniversary Gala this October!

Event Committee Volunteer Position Feb 2018


***SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS***

Who you are

You’re a risk taker, a creative visionary and you believe in the great potential of alternative funding models. You are passionate about conscious activism, International Development, Maternal Health and the Empowerment of Women on a global scale.

You are motivated, innovative and willing to commit to the long-­term growth of a grassroots community based organization. You are willing to activate your connections and bring new ones to the organization and you have a proven history of leading initiatives from start to finish. You understand the importance of self­-inquiry, communicate openly, embrace change and possibility and are driven by your selfless commitment to others.

Board Member Contributions

  • Attend monthly board meetings held in Vancouver, in addition to occasional planning meetings and community and fundraising events.
  • Take an active role in learning about and being committed to the Society’s mission, services, programs, policies and by­-laws.
  • Prepare for meetings by reviewing the agenda and reading background materials and contribute to discussions at meetings and in between meetings via email/phone.
  • Engage in the planning and success of multiple fundraising events throughout the year.
  • Play an active role in establishing and exceeding fundraising goals.
  • Assist the Board and organization in carrying out its responsibilities and support and inspire staff in their goals.
  • Represent Shanti Uganda, share our story and inspire others to act.

Your Qualifications and Experience

We welcome a diverse range of skills, experience and background, both professional and personal. Currently looking for those with experience and skills in the following areas:

Seeking individuals with experience in human resources, event planning, charity law, financial management, fundraising, communications and strategy, midwifery/maternal health, international development

  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all staff and board members
  • Interest in working in nonprofit and social innovation environment
  • Deep interest in and passion for Maternal Health & International Development
  • Previous experience with a non-profit and/or Board of Directors and strategic planning an asset.
  • A team player and visionary with strong decision making skills
  • Well developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • Make a sustainable, inspired, empowered contribution to the health and well being of Ugandan women and their communities. Witness the deep impact of your involvement on an ongoing basis.
  • Have the opportunity to impact the mission of this organization at a critical time in its development.
  • Join other dynamic leaders committed to global change and experience the power of deep, sustainable, conscious activism.

How to Apply 

Board Members serve for either a two or three year term and contribute approximately 5 hours each week in addition to attending a monthly board meeting, occasional planning meetings and fundraising events throughout the year.

Minimum commitment of two years is required.

Please email info@shantiuganda.org with your resume and cover letter.


***SEEKING GENERAL VOLUNTEERS***

We are currently looking for general volunteers to assist with:

  • Graphic design
  • Google AdWords
  • Marketing, social media, communications and PR
  • Corporate and individual giving
  • Photography
  • Video editing/creation

How To Apply

Please email info@shantiuganda.org with your resume and cover letter.

Don’t see your area of expertise above, but still want to make an impact? Email info@shantiuganda.org to find out more about how to get involved.