Join our team as a board member!

Established in 2023, the Echo-Hearts Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable communities in Uganda. We believe in the power of compassion and collaboration to bring about positive change. Our mission is to create sustainable solutions that address social, economic, and educational challenges, with a focus on uplifting underserved areas.

We envisage a world where everyone lives with dignity, freedom, and hope. A world where every individual, regardless of their background or circumstances, has access to the resources and support they need to reach their full potential. We strive to create a future where poverty, inequality, and climate change are no longer barriers to human development and well-being.

We are currently inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to join the Board of Directors of the organization. As we are now fully launched, we are seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to help guide our mission of empowering communities and improving lives.

Echo-Hearts Foundation is committed to fostering sustainable development, education, and health initiatives across underserved regions of Uganda. Our work aims to touch countless lives, and we are excited to continue this journey with the support and leadership of a strong Board of Directors.

Your expertise and commitment to social change would be invaluable to our board. As a board member, you will play a crucial role in shaping our strategic direction, ensuring good governance, and providing oversight to our programs. Your involvement will also allow you to collaborate with other like-minded professionals dedicated to making a difference.

We kindly request that you go through the below selection criteria questions to determine your eligibility. 

Role and Responsibilities

Governance and Oversight:

  • Ensuring that the organization operates in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and adheres to its mission and values.

Strategic Planning:

  • Contributing to the development and oversight of the strategic plan, ensuring that the organization meets its goals and objectives.

Financial Management:

  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organization, including budgeting, financial reporting, and ensuring financial sustainability.

Fundraising and Resource Development:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of fundraising strategies to secure financial support and resources for the organization’s programs and initiatives.

Advocacy and Outreach:

  • Representing Echo-Hearts Foundation Uganda at public events, networking opportunities, and in the broader community to enhance the organization’s profile and impact.

Performance Monitoring:

  • Regularly evaluating the organization’s programs, services, and initiatives to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.

Skills and Qualifications

To be considered for a position on the Board of Directors, candidates should possess the following skills and qualifications:

Passion and Commitment:

  • A strong commitment to the mission and values of Echo-Hearts Foundation Uganda, and a passion for making a positive impact in the community.

Leadership and Governance Experience:

  • Prior experience serving on a board of directors or in a leadership role within a non-profit or community organization.

Strategic Thinking:

  • The ability to think strategically and contribute to the long-term vision and direction of the organization.

Financial Acumen:

  • Understanding of financial management principles, including budgeting, financial reporting, and fundraising.

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire stakeholders.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • A commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion within the organization and in the broader community.

Networking Abilities:

  • Strong networking skills and the ability to leverage personal and professional connections to benefit the organization.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a cover letter and a resume/CV, to our Executive Director at calupo@echohearts.org by June 5, 2024. In your cover letter, please address your relevant experience and explain why you are passionate about joining the Board of Directors of Echo-Hearts Foundation Uganda.

We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences who share our commitment to creating a better future for Uganda’s communities.

To learn more about us, the team, and our work, you may find the attached organizational profile useful.

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