Unleashed: Independent Board Members

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 22 February, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Call for Applications: Independent Board Members

The (ULDF) is an NPO informally established in 2011 as Unleashed Woman by a group of young professional women with the objective of bringing about sustainable change in women’s lives. The initial approach was to inspire women to fulfil their potential through inspiring conferences, training and workshops.

Following several high impact events, the foundation realised that meeting short term needs was not sustainable and will not assist us in addressing real socio-economic needs. As such, due to the need to meet more than just short-term needs or talk-shopping, the foundation vision was redefined. Over the years, it has spread its influence in the following areas:

  • Career link (a youth-development programme that focuses on empowering the youth and linking them with opportunities such as career advice, bursaries, skills development training and employment)
  • Re-Fuelling Leaders (a platform for pioneers to be refreshed, network, think and exchange knowledge and ideas)
  • Ignite Marriage Retreat (with family being the bedrock of society, investing in marriages has proven to be a good way to inculcate healthy family culture)

From 2013 when the Foundation was officially registered, it became apparent that the reason behind our existence is to inspire hope, restore dignity and UNLEASH the potential of Africa’s people through sustainable, practical and inclusive interventions. Our primary objective is to provide a platform to address the needs of the African persons (man, woman and child) affected by social exclusion, financial disparity and inequality. We believe that through measures which are viable and pragmatic, we will achieve inclusion and improve the quality of livelihoods.

Currently in a period of exciting growth and change, The ULDF is seeking to appoint members to its Board. The organisation seeks business, public sector, academic and/or civic leaders who are passionate about bringing out sustainable change, community and skills development, addressing socio-economic issues, and passionate about making a difference.
 
The candidates are responsible for ensuring good governance and oversight of the organisation. Contributing as members of the Board, members are required to attend a minimum of 4 meetings a year  (held quarterly) which are held in Johannesburg and should be willing to commit for a 24 month period.
 
The ULDF is particularly interested in dynamic candidates who have proven expertise in one or more of the following areas: business leadership, strategic planning, networking and fundraising, community development, , NPO governance, finance and /or programme monitoring, marketing, and brand-building.
Members serve on the ULDF Board on a voluntary basis without remuneration
 
Applications must be made via email to admin@uldf.co.za  Applications must include a short CV (not exceeding three pages) .

Closing date for all applications 22 February 2021.

For more about The Unleashed Leadership Development Foundation, refer to https://uldf.co.za/

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