Are you interested in making an impact on a global scale?

Heart-Links Lazos de Corazón has two volunteer board positions opening up this spring. To fill them, we are looking for people who are committed to community, social justice and our common global welfare.

Heart-Links funds community-led initiatives in northern Peru in the following areas:

What we’re looking for:

  • A commitment to social justice and international development
  • Experience in any of the following areas: communications, social media, special events, public engagement, fundraising
  • Perspectives of grassroots, Indigenous, Latin American or educational communities is a plus
  • Previous board experience is welcome but not required
  • Knowledge of Spanish is an asset

Time commitment:

  • 5 Board meetings a year (September, November, late January, March and June), typically on a Wednesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., plus the AGM in May
  • All board members are asked to chair or co-chair a standing committee (Fund Development, Community Engagement, Finance, Peru Projects, Solidarity Trip), which typically meets monthly
  • Average time commitment is 1 to 2 hours per week

Board profile:

  • 9 to 12 community members
  • One part-time staff (3 days a week)
  • Governed by the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act

If you are interested in applying for this volunteer position, please send your letter of interest and resume to by April 22. NEW DEADLINE