Advisory Board Member

We are looking to expand our existing Advisory Board and recruit two new members with experience in one or more of the following areas: finance, human resources, governance and/or fundraising.

Our Advisory Board provides advice on our strategic development and growth. We are a grassroots unincorporated movement, network, and organisation. We are looking for experienced individuals to provide advice on our future development and structure.

ABOUT the role_

Who SHOULD APPLY_

We recognise that feminist spaces and opportunities are often full of white women.

We are looking for people of all backgrounds with voices that are underrepresented in this sector, specifically people of colour, gender non conforming individuals, men, and trans people. 

We have a fiercely inclusive and intersectional approach to gender equality and all of our board members should be committed to our vision and values. We strongly encourage applicants with all levels of experience regardless of whether or not you have been a member of an Advisory Board or a trustee previously.

 

Currently, we are only accepting applications from individuals eighteen years of age or older.

Job Title: Advisory Board Member

Location: From home - meetings held virtually

Hours:  Approximately 3-4 hours monthly (this includes board meetings and preparation) for the duration of one year

Salary: This is a voluntary position, reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed

Role Purpose: The members of the Advisory Board will provide advice and support on the strategy and direction of the Feminists of_ organisation.

Closing Date: 6pm on December 7th

Key Responsibilities:

As an Advisory Board member, you will be responsible for advising in your area of experience to support the overall strategic direction of Feminists of_, developing its aims, objectives, and goals in accordance with the values and vision of the organisation. 

Find out all the details in the pack below:

 

How to apply_

We use a blind recruitment process so please do not send us your CV at this stage. If you are interested in this role, please fill in the form below by 6pm on December 7th.

 

We will run (virtual) interviews with shortlisted candidates on Friday, December 16th. Successful candidates will be asked to start their term in January 2023.

 

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to complete this form or throughout the interview process, please send us an email with your needs at hello@feministsof.com so we can help.

Feminists of_ is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity to ensure that we reflect the full breadth of people in this movement. It's vital for our Advisory Board to represent diversity of thought, lived experience and wide social economics as it impacts our decision making.  

 

We recognise that our team does not currently reflect a diverse range of life-experiences and perspectives. Currently, people from Black communities, people from minority ethnic communities, people who are transgender, people who identify as men, gender non-conforming or non-binary are underrepresented in our organisation. We would therefore particularly welcome applications from these groups. Feminists of_ is an equal opportunities organisation and we actively encourage volunteer applicants from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our work.

 

Note: Applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics). To ensure this, we use a blind recruitment process.

Equality statement_

Please click below for Fo_’s Diversity and Inclusion Policy: