Open Call for Regional Representative for Latin America

Dear IFSA Friends,

The position of Latin America Regional Representative along with Gaby (second regional representative) has become available to those who are looking for more ways to get involved within IFSA.

Together  with Gaby, the Regional Representatives serve as the links between IFSA 7 and the Local Committees in his/her region, which means that they will be receiving and managing information constantly.

Tasks of the Regional Representatives:

  • Update contact details of LCs and officials on an ongoing basis, together with the Council, Vice President & your partner Regional Representative.

  • Together with IFSA 7, encourage local initiatives and regional forestry student meetings to improve exchange and communication within each of the IFSA regions.

  • Enhance information availability and dissemination on the different activities of IFSA

  • Initiate and support regional meetings in every region of IFSA to enhance the global visibility of the association and offer more opportunities for students to join the network.

  • Continue to improve communication within and between each IFSA region.

  • Work with other partners to find contacts in the different IFSA regions and to help IFSA to expand its network. Continue to improve the information available to each region on the IFSA website.

  • Keep in contact with the Web Commission and update your region’s status.

  • Where possible, attend regional events related to IFSA Activities.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have a high level of self-motivation and strong team building skills;

  • Be a current Ordinary IFSA Member from Latin American region or have graduated from an LC in the region within one year; and

  • Reside in the Latin American region for the majority of the IFSA year.

Application Requirements

If you are interested in applying for the position of Regional Representative, please submit the following documents to council@ifsa.net by January 5th at 23:59 CET. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Up-to-date Resume;

  2. A motivation letter (stating why you think you would make a good candidate, and what your  motivations are to fulfil this role); and

  3. Letter of verification by your LC President stating that you are a member of your LC or an alumni of your LC.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Gabrielle Schittecatte, Council-Statutes at gabrielle.ifsa@gmail.com and Jan Joseph Dida, Council-Membership at janjoseph.ifsa@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,

Gabrielle Schittecatte

Jan Joseph Dida

Council

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