As Advocacy Director of BPW Saskatoon you share the vision of BPW – To champion women so that they can develop a greater purpose and exceed their potential – in order to make an impact on YXE and beyond. You will work with a dynamic board of incredible women who are supporting the vision through working with the three pillars of the organization. Education, Leadership and Advocacy.
KIVA – Monitoring account, relending funds, facilitating annual contributions by the club, updating membership via web posts (coordinated with Marketing department) about our involvement. (estimated 1 hr/month)
Women on Boards – Coordinating with current lead and reporting progress/issues/etc to the Board. Also working with Women on Boards Lead to move the project forward and provide assistance where necessary. (estimated 1 hr/month)
Attend monthly Board meetings (estimated 3-4 hr/month)
Resolution writing – annual collaboration with President/Past President to write and submit resolutions to National BPW (estimated 5-10 hours per year)
Women’s Empowerment Principles – Coordinating with lead for this initiative and reporting back to board. Providing guidance and assistance to WEPs lead. (estimated 1 hr/month)
Skills developed: You gain an understanding of the advocacy work within BPW Saskatoon, learning Robert’s Rules of Order, history of BPW Saskatoon Board and the collaborative process of running a non-profit organization.
Term commitment: July 1st 2019-June 30th 2023
Time commitment: 2-3 hours/week
Skills seen as assets:
-Can contribute and collaborate with individuals with various opinions.
-Qualities such as support, trust and empathy.
-Able to coordinate with multiple project leads