Peace is not inaction — Work for peace
Position: Board Member (Fundraising Focus)
Type: board of directors position (unpaid)
Organization: The Sentinel Project
Location: anywhere in Canada
Who We Are
Formed in 2008, the Sentinel Project is a non-profit organization based in Canada with members in several countries worldwide. Our mission is to prevent mass atrocities (including the crime of genocide) through effective early warning and cooperation with victimized peoples to carry out non-violent prevention initiatives.
What We Do
An estimated two hundred million people were murdered by governments during the twentieth century – many of them as victims of genocide. These calculated exterminations of ethnic, racial, and religious groups have taken the lives of Hereros, Armenians, Jews, Sinti and Roma, Cambodians, Kurds, Bosnians, Tutsis, and many others. The twenty-first century promises to be no different.
Board Member (Fundraising Focus)
The Sentinel Project is seeking a new member for its board of directors who will focus primarily on fundraising, working together with other board members and the executive team in order to guide the organization’s revenue generation efforts. As a board member, the new director will report to the board chair and will also help to oversee all aspects of the Sentinel Project’s governance together with the board as a whole. This general governance role will be complementary with the new director’s personal focus on imparting knowledge and actionable guidance to the Sentinel Project team in order to grow and stabilize the organization’s revenue streams, including donor-based fundraising from both private and corporate donors and grants from both governments and other institutional funders.
This is an unpaid, primarily “virtual” role with the potential for some in-person interaction with Sentinel Project team members depending upon necessity and geographical location. The role will require approximately five hours of time per month as well as responsiveness to email outside of those hours.
What you’ll gain
What you’ll do
What you’ll need
Prospective board members can be located anywhere in Canada and the majority of our meetings are held as conference calls, though in-person meetings in the GTA are ideal.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 6 2020 ID: 55948