Siyavuka Lateral Improvement Foundation (SLIF): Call for Applications: Board Members

Siyavuka Lateral Improvement Foundation (SLIF)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 25 July, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Other

SLIF was established in 1999 by three FUBA Arts Academy graduates Lentswe Mathole, Gideon Cube and Sam Makhubo and it is based in Ipelegeng Community Centre, in Soweto. SLIF was formed to address the perceived problems of founding members, i.e. the fact that no outlet for their talents could immediately be found which would simultaneously ensure a livelihood for participation in their undertaking.

Siyavuka Lateral Improvement Foundation (SLIF) is a leading youth skills development NPO and Public Benefit Organisation, offering Training, Skills Development and is fully accredited in FETC 48809:
Craft Enterprise, NQF Level 4 and is strategically placed to run these initiatives to add value in the social economic space. The organisation has 19 years’ experience in youth-related work in South Africa and has established credibility within sectors of the population undertaking grass root community mobilisation and engagement, skills development and social entrepreneurship. The key aim of SLIF is to produce the finest artists who are capable of designing and producing craft products items of high quality which are aesthetically desirable and to expose the creative talent of young South Africans through exhibitions and trade shows.

Siyavuka Lateral Improvement Foundation (SLIF) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our Board.

Board Responsibilities:

  • Be available to participate in face-to-face Board meetings 4 times a year, as well as ad-hoc special meetings and to attend the Annual General Meeting;
  • Provide strategic input into SLIF’s priorities, strategies, reports, evaluations and other activities to be determined by the Board;
  • Identify funding opportunities and promote SLIF with potential funders;
  • Facilitate dialogue and promote collaboration between SLIF and international, regional, national and local partners, funders, donors etc;
  • Participate actively in the pre-selection of Committee Members;
  • Serve on Sub-committees based on skills and/ expertise.

Competencies of Board Members:

  • ​Advocacy, law, finances, fundraising, strategic planning and strategic collaborations;
  • Fluent in English and one other South African language;
  • Involvement / proven experience in working with civil society organisations will be an added advantage;
  • Business development and leveraging organisation resources for sustainability;
  • Experience in visual arts and creative economy;
  • Ability of creating a liquidity model for an organisation;
  • Experience/ knowledgeable in Art Curatorship.

Remuneration: 

In terms of our Constitution, members serve on a voluntary capacity, however, SLIF will remunerate an allowance of  R1,500.00 for attendance to each respective meeting.

To apply, email a copy of your CV and a motivational letter to admin@SLIF.org.za 
 
For more about Siyavuka Lateral Improvement Foundation (SLIF), refer to https://sowetourban.co.za/32689/siyavuka-lateral-improvement-foundation-brings-passion-to-arts-and-culture/

To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities

 

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