Arising Youth International is a young organization dedicated to providing services to youths in the United States as well as abroad. Currently, we are offering services in Nairobi Kenya in addition to the United States. Our mission is to move youth forward in all areas of life. By partnering with local schools, churches, businesses, non-governmental organizations, governmental organizations, and community leaders, AYI establishes community programs that surround young people with various opportunities for positive engagements.
AYI is seeking to fill vacant positions on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for determining the functions of the organization, for establishing policies necessary to carry out that function and for securing the necessary financial support for Arising Youth International.
We are looking for hardworking and dedicated individuals who are willing to devote both time and talents to helping AYI achieve its mission. We are looking to have Board members from diverse backgrounds including geographical area, age, race, gender, and economic circumstances to provide the best representation of the youth we serve. Board members are expected to be consistent in attending meetings and follow all Board policies established by AYI. Board members are expected to devote time beyond meetings and conference calls to assist AYI in accomplishing its mission. Members will assist in the recruitment of new Board members, utilize his or her personal network to assist in securing funds, operate as a spokesperson and advocate for AYI.