The Board of Directors for the Umoja Community Education Foundation is seeking students and community members to serve on its board of directors.
Umoja is a community and critical resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. Umoja promotes student success through positive cultural identity by providing a curriculum and pedagogy that is responsive to the needs of our students.
Prospective board members should be professionals and students who share our mission to serve and promote student success for all students through a curriculum and pedagogy responsive to the legacy of the African and African American Diasporas.
WHAT IS THE BOARD MEMBER COMMITMENT?
Umoja Board members commit to regular attendance and strong contribution to board and subcommittee meetings, support our mission through fund development and attend organization-wide events. On average, board members commit 2-3 hours per month.
WHAT ARE THE PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS?
• Proven leadership
• Previous board experience
• Knowledge and/or experience with nonprofit organizations
• Experience with large and complex organizations
Ideal nominees may be community college students, financial planners, corporate/private business leaders, political leaders, and/or community activists.
HOW DO I SHARE MY INTEREST?
Interested candidates may submit their resume/CV to the Umoja Board of Directors Governance Committee by e-mailing Boardrecruitment@umojacommunity.org or
going to umojacommunity.org/BoardRecruitment.