Are you passionate about social and environmental justice? Would you like to spend a year working with passionate people and inspiring ideas? Become a board member!
OtherWise is a local student organisation that stimulates critical engagement by challenging the status quo and exploring alternative pathways towards a more environmentally and socially just world.As a board member you will help to oversee the activities of the organisation and help the coordinators to stay on track of their work. As a board member you are also responsible for the formulating the vision and mission of OtherWise, and communicate this to the outside world.
We are primarily looking for a treasurer to take over the tasks of our leaving treasurer!
Next to the specific tasks of a board function (chair, treasurer, secretary) there is also space to take responsibility over particular
theme’s or projects as a general board member or organise your own! The structure of the organisation is not hierarchical, so most of the time board members and coordinators work side by side in the organisation of events.
Being a board member is great opportunity to develop your
skills and passions. OtherWise is a playground for young people develop their ideas and connect to others in the search for a more just world. It is a space to experiment and actively engage in topics that you care about. While doing this you will have the opportunity to connect to an existing network of people working on creative bottom-up approaches for social and environmental justice.
Treasurer – The "fearless budgeteer"
- Overseeing the budget
- Prepare the annual financial plan
- Cash management
General board member
- Supporting OtherWise with general tasks
- Helping with events/activities
- Developing and carying out the vision of OtherWise
Every two weeks we have a nice potluck board meeting
where are all plans for changing the world are being discussed! In the summer we get together for a few days to create plan for the next year.
Time investment varies per week depending on what needs to be done, but on average we count on 2-4 hours. If you have more questions about what it means to be a board member, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to meeting you!