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 Board of Directors or a general volunteer. Don’t see your area of expertise below, but still want to make an impact?

Email info@shantiuganda.org to find out more about how to get involved.

Board Members

 

Open Positions:

 

Who you are

You are passionate about conscious activism, International Development, Maternal Health and the Empowerment of Women on a global scale. Our ideal board member possesses:

  • 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
  • A team player and visionary with strong decision making skills
  • Well developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Previous experience with a non-profit and/or Board of Directors and strategic planning an asset

 

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:

  • Human resources
  • Event planning
  • Charity law
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising
  • Communications and strategy
  • Midwifery/maternal health
  • International development

 

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

Please email info@shantiuganda.org with your resume and cover letter. Minimum commitment of two years is required.

 

General Volunteers

We are currently looking for general volunteers to assist with:

  • Administrative tasks
  • 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. Minimum commitment of 6 months is required.