Voluntary BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Would you like to make a positive contribution to youth development in Vanuatu? Are you interested in supporting the growth of a small, local organisation? If so, Youth Challenge Vanuatu would love to hear from you!
Youth Challenge is seeking passionate and committed people to voluntarily serve on its Board of Directors for the upcoming 2-year term of July 2019 to June 2021.
Who is Youth Challenge Vanuatu?
Youth Challenge Vanuatu (YCV) is a registered charitable organisation in Vanuatu and has been working with Vanuatu’s young people since 2001. Youth Challenge Vanuatu aspires to empower young people to reach and realise their potential through community development, leadership, business, career and employment programs and services.
Why would I want to be a Board member?
As a YCV Board member, you will be directly contributing to programs that provide Vanuatu’s young people with leadership, employment and business opportunities. You will gain experience in organisational leadership and governance and volunteer alongside likeminded people. You will meet young leaders and share in their successes due to their involvement in YCV’s programs.
Who is YCV looking for to serve on their Board?
YCV is looking for dedicated community members who are willing to share their time and expertise to further the organisation’s development and promote YCV’s work in the community. In particular, YCV is seeking Board members who have expertise in finance, management, law, community development, fundraising and public relations and/or human resources. People experienced in youth engagement, vocational education and/or business would also be highly regarded. All Board members must be motivated and committed to engage in Board activities, be passionate about youth issues, be good communicators and team members and able to make good decisions. YCV is seeking both female and male Board members and encourages young leaders to apply.
What would I do as a Board member?
As a Board member, you will provide leadership and use your special skills and experience to help YCV achieve its vision for youth in Vanuatu. All Board members will be expected to volunteer their time (approximately 4-10 hours per month) to attend Board meetings, participate in discussions and decision-making, contribute to strategic planning activities, publicly support YCV’s programs and assist them to increase their profile in the community. Selected Board members will help in overseeing the organisation’s finances, expanding YCV’s resources and supporting senior management.
How to Apply
Board member information pack can be obtained from the listing attachment. Further details about Board membership and nomination are included in the pack.
Applications are due to YCV by 19th July 2019.
By post: Youth Challenge Vanuatu, PO Box 1105, Port Vila; or
By email: [email protected]; or
In person: Youth Challenge Vanuatu Office, Rue Higginson Street, Nambatu, Opposite Au Bon Marche Nambatu (behind World Car Rentals)
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