Be a changemaker - become a member of Open Knowledge Finland Board 2019
Do you want to use your skills for open and just digital society? Apply now to Open Knowledge Finland (OKFI) board and core team 2019!
*OKFI Board 2019*
We are looking for candidates with varying backgrounds - techies, youth, activists, researchers, policy & communication people - open society enthusiasts come in many forms! The most important skill is your interest in openness and willingness to contribute to the work of the association.
Board members are expected to participate in board meetings once per month. In addition, board members contribute to strategic management and daily activities of the association.
Examples of tasks of a board member can include (but are not limited to):
- Arranging various events.
- Participating in fundraising and partnership building.
- Ensuring ethical accountability and supporting projects and organization’s management.
- Leading policy statements and advocacy work.
- Participating in communication activities such as writing, social media and web renewal.
The board (chairperson plus 3-9 people) is juridically responsible for the association.
Traditionally, being a board member in OKFI is an unpaid voluntary position. (In 2018, Chair and Treasurer receive a remuneration of 150 euros per month)
*OKFI Core team*
Do you want to contribute to a specific area of openness? Join OKFI’s core team! Core team extends the board and consists of various representatives, working group contact persons, project workers and other open data enthusiasts with specific roles. The core is fundamental to our success!
*How to apply?*
The Board will be selected in the Annual meeting of the association on December 15, 2018.
Please fill this form with your contact details if you are available to be in the board or core team during the term 2019.
You can also suggest other persons by sending email to
Note that the results of this form are public.
Open Knowledge Finland (OKFI) is a registered not-for-profit association and part of the wider international Open Knowledge -network. We promote opening and usage of open knowledge and advance development of open society in Finland.
Preliminary indication of interest
if you choose other please give more details in the last open question.
I am available to be the chairperson of the OK Finland board (hallituksen puheenjohtaja)
I am available to the board of OK Finland (hallituksen jäsen)
I am available to be in the other representative roles OK Finland (hallituksen ulkopuolinen toimihenkilö)
First name and last name
Personal URL (e.g. LinkedIn Profile)
Short description of yourself and your interests
Please tell us your specific interests and skills, so we can better find suitable role for you!
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