President, Wokai Seattle Chapter – Volunteer/Unpaid

Objective:

Lead the efforts of the Seattle Chapter to build capacity for Wokai.

Job Functions:

Responsibilities:

  • Offer guidance and leadership to Vice Presidents in supporting their respective teams.
  • Participate in monthly Chapter President conference calls, hosted by Headquarters.
  • Act as a communication liaison between Headquarters and Chapters, ensuring local representatives are informed.
  • Prepare for and run monthly executive team meetings.
  • Oversee annual Chapter strategy and operations, through direction from Headquarters.
  • Serve as a resource to Headquarters in prospecting and cultivating individual donors and corporate relationships for Wokai.
  • Be available to network on behalf of Wokai at community events.
  • Responsible for ensuring all key positions are staffed for the Chapter.

Skills

  • An articulate communicator, who is comfortable with public speaking.
  • Fundraising experience, in particular a willingness to ask for financial support.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • An ability to work virtually, and lead a team without a physical office.
  • Excellent relationship skills, someone who is attentive to others.
  • Must be able to lead a team, by offering clear direction and then empowering others to pursue agreed outcomes.
  • Resourceful and strategic in efforts, with an ability to prioritize.
  • Demonstrates self-initiative, taking responsibility to complete tasks to a high standard of quality.
  • Personally enthusiastic about Wokai’s mission and microfinance as an innovative solution to poverty, so much so that others are inspired to take action.
  • Nonprofit leadership experience preferred.

Time Commitment:

An average of 5-10 hours weekly, for a minimum of 12 months.

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