The Cambodian American Community Council of Washington (CACCWA) is currently recruiting volunteers for their board of directors, including youth advocate board members that are current high school and college students.
The CACCWA is a nonprofit organization that partners with a coalition of 12 Cambodian-American organizations within Washington State to serve the community. CACCWA’s mission is to strengthen and support Cambodian-American communities in Washington State through:
- Cambodian cultural preservation
- Capacity building for our member organizations
- Multi-ethnic community unity and collaboration.
Currently, CACCWA’s work centers around fundraising for educational scholarships for Cambodian graduates living in Washington State, and serving Cambodian-American small business owners through our Small Business Resiliency Network program. CACCWA also features cultural events to increase community awareness of Cambodian-American culture and traditions. Board Members help steer, shepherd, and support this work, as well as engage in strategic planning to grow the organization.
Board Position Description
Board Members serve on a volunteer-basis for two-year terms. CACCWA is seeking individuals with vested interest in the Cambodian-American community and expertise in the following areas:
- Community Development, Outreach and Engagement
- Communications and Marketing
- Project Management
- Small Business or Entrepreneurship Experience
Youth Advocate Board Member Position
CACCWA also looking for high-school and college students who aspire to lead the community to join the Board. Candidates for this position will gain exposure to leadership opportunities, observe and engage in Board operations, and represent the interests, perspective, and voice of the emerging generation.