Refugees Welcome! is searching for Executive Board Members in academia, local government, service organizations, and those within the greater Boston community that share the values embodied in our mission. Board Members choose from specific field areas to expand, design, and implement projects based on their own desires, skills, and abilities. Refugees Welcome! is currently searching for two to three Executive Board Members to assist the organization in the Technology Team and the Grant Writing and Fundraising Team, and to help us work towards the overall long-term success of our mission. The Board Member’s first responsibility is to provide direction and leadership within the framework of Refugees Welcome!’s community-based approach to organizational networking.

All Board Members are required to attend monthly Executive Board Meetings.

Potential Board Members should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • A basic understanding of migration issues and exhibit compassion for those most at risk of exploitation;
  • Some level of knowledge of the political landscape within Boston;
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills;
  • Self-motivation and accountability.

Applicants with grant writing, finance, administration, design (website, publisher etc.) skills, and/or understanding of local organizations and their needs will be prioritized.

If you’re interested in being a Board Member, please review our current available positions on the Technology Team and the Grant Writing and Fundraising Team and email your cover letter and CV to refugeeswelcomehome@gmail.com.