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Become a board member

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Casey Foundation
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Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
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Published 27 days ago
Become a board member

Responsibilities of Individual Board Members

A board member of the Casey Foundation is expected to

  • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
  • serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission
  • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the organization’s mission
  • give a meaningful personal financial donation or in-kind contribution to the organisation annually
  • help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy
  • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings
  • participate fully in one or more committees
  • follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions
  • sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
  • maintain confidentiality about all internal matters of the organization

 Responsibilities of the Board

The mission of the Casey Foundation is to see a world free of child marriages and teenage pregnancies so that girls can live to attain their full potential.

As the highest leadership body of the Casey Foundation and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for;

  • determining the mission and purposes of the organization
  • selecting and evaluating the performance of the executive director
  • strategic and organizational planning
  • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • fundraising and resource development
  • approving and monitoring the organization’s programs and services
  • enhancing the organization’s public image
  • assessing its own performance as the governing body of the Casey Foundation

Responsibilities of Individual Board Members

A board member of the Casey Foundation is expected to

  • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Masaka Rd, Kampala, Uganda
Master Wood Plaza

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