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Board Vacancies

Currently OtherWise is looking for new board members. The board oversees all activities of OtherWise. You will set out the strategic objectives and are responsible for expression of the vision and mission of OtherWise. So, are you interested in developing your skills and experience in a dynamic organization? Are you passionate about social and environmental justice? Join the OtherWise board!

OtherWise is about questioning the dominant ways of thinking and doing. Giving voice to alternative ways by engaging in promising bottom-up initiatives. Through our
activities we pursue social and environmental justice.
Does this make you tick? Join the OtherWise board!

The new board members will start from November 2018 onwards. Are you interested in developing your skills and experience in a dynamic organisation? Are you passionate about social and environmental justice? Would you like to spend a year working with passionate people and inspiring ideas?

We are looking for:

Chair – The "coaching connector"

  • Community builder
  • Facilitating and mediating discussions
  • Overview and future focus


Treasurer – The "cash flow controller"

  • Oversee the budget
  • Prepare the annual financial plan
  • Cash management


Secretary – The "marvelous minute maker"

  • Making meeting minutes
  • Manage board related communication
  • Pro-active team player

Social media & promotion commissioner – "The creative correspondent"

  • Prepared for a social media challenge
  • Original and creative          
  • Familiar with content creation


What you get out of it:

  • Experience in a professional board
  • Doing something you care for
  • A lot of fun working with the OtherWise community
  • A chance to explore other ways
  • Building a network

Expect spending 4-6 hours per week on your board position. For any questions or more information, contact us on otherwise@wur.nl.

Application is open until October 15! Interviews will take place 1-2 weeks after the deadline.

Please submit your motivation letter and CV to: otherwise@wur.nl.



We look forward to meeting you!