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Co-Chair, Development, Marketing & Communications Committee (Executive Board member)

Uganda Village Project


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Co-Chair, Development, Marketing & Communications Committee (Executive Board member)

Co-Chair, Development, Marketing, & Communications Committee (Executive Board Member)

The Uganda Village Project (UVP) Executive Board is looking for two individuals to serve as co-chairpersons for the Development, Marketing, and Communications Committee (DMC). 

These two individuals will work together to increase and deepen the current work of the Executive Board and UVP staff. Each co-chair is both a voting Executive Board member and co-leads the Development, Marketing, & Communications Committee, a group of board members and volunteers that support and plan fundraising campaigns, increase social media awareness of UVP and its programs, and communicate with UVP supporters and donors.

Board positions are one-year renewable terms requiring approximately 2-4 hours per week. We hold monthly online board meetings and one annual in-person board meeting (usually in October). 

Skills, abilities, and knowledge required:

  • Enthusiasm, dedication to service, willingness to make a commitment for sustained involvement;
  • Familiarity with or an interest in learning more about nonprofit development / fundraising, online marketing, social media, or communications, and an interest or background in international development
  • We are looking for self-starters who can manage his/her own time and is comfortable being involved in a geographically diverse organization with most meetings and projects managed online;
  • Previous board or nonprofit experience is a plus

Development & Marketing Committee co-chair tasks include:

  • Co-lead the DMC committee in partnership with a second Development & Marketing Committee co-chairperson; 
  • Help develop to raise funds from individual donors and online;
  • Support Board members with their online fundraisers;
  • Support UVP in creating, editing, and sharing information about our programs;
  • Collaborate with the in-country staff and Executive Director to post to UVP social media sites and our website;
  •  Proactively identify articles or information to share on UVP sites regarding international development, public health, or other areas of interest to UVP donors and supporters; and
  • Assist with the monthly email newsletter.

Executive Board duties:

  • Participate in monthly Executive Board member virtual meetings;
  • Participate in the annual in-person Executive Board member meeting;
  • Vote upon important issues facing the organization, such as financial plans, project goals, changes in organizational structure, and fundraising strategies;
  • Decide to pursue or establish an official relationship with an external organization;
  • Maintain responsibility for how UVP is publicly presented;
  • Maintain official UVP documents;
  • Maintain appropriate contact with partner organizations;
  • Take on short-term projects, when needed, and accomplish any additional administrative work;
  • As the term concludes, the Board shall put out a call for officer applications and vote on the incoming Board members; and
  • Raise or donate at least $1,000 per year towards UVP’s work in Uganda.

About Uganda Village Project: UVP was formed in 2003 with the mission to facilitate community health and well-being in rural Uganda through improved access, education, and prevention. We operate specifically in Iganga district, rural eastern Uganda. The board members and executive director are based in the U.S., with the rest of the staff on location in Iganga.


Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per week

Duration: Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


To apply, please send your CV/resume and cover letter to the Director at Info@UgandaVillageProject.org

Co-Chair, Development, Marketing, & Communications Committee (Executive Board Member)

The Uganda Village Project (UVP) Executive Board is looking for two individuals to serve as co-chairpersons for the Development, Marketing, and…

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How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV/resume and cover letter to the Director at Info@UgandaVillageProject.org

To apply, please send your CV/resume and cover letter to the Director at Info@UgandaVillageProject.org

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