Juntos Board Member Application
Organization Description and Recruitment Information
Juntos is a community-led, Latinx immigrant organization in South Philadelphia fighting for our human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants. We believe that every human being has the right to a quality education and the freedom to live with dignity regardless of immigration status.

In offering an open and accessible application to the local Philadelphia community, the current Juntos Board hopes to recruit new board members with a clear dedication to our mission and values as an organization. Applicants interested in serving on the Juntos Board should familiarize themselves with the mission and history of Juntos, rules and expectations of board membership, and submit along a letter of interest along with the application by February 1st, 2018. Please note that serving on the Juntos Board is a volunteer commitment and completely unpaid.

If you are passionate about social justice work, immigrant rights, or are seeking to make a greater impact in your community this new year, consider submitting an application. Thank you for your work and commitment to justice and liberation.

To learn more about Juntos and our current board visit our website at: http://vamosjuntos.org.

If you have any questions regarding Juntos Board membership, please contact our Vice President, Erika Guadalupe, at erika.guadalupe.nunez@gmail.com.

Board Membership Rules & Expectations
- Support the Mission Statement and Values of Juntos
- Share personal/professional skills and expertise for the advancement of the organization and staff
- Required attendance at monthly Juntos Board meetings with no more than two consecutive absences
- Volunteer and assist at at least one public event, meeting, or rally held within a fiscal quarter
- No discussion of confidential proceedings of the board outside of the board room
- Commit to be a Juntos Monthly Sustainer (monthly recurring donor) for your entire term as a board member
- Assist in ongoing fundraising campaigns held throughout the year, including securing large donations to increasing Juntos Monthly Sustainer pool
- Stay informed on local and national immigration and criminalization issues and how they affect our constituents
- Serve as an advocate for the entire community that Juntos serves, regardless of immigration status, educational level, or criminal background
- Act to the best of your ability in ensuring Juntos is well-maintained, financially secure, and constantly growing with constant consideration of the well-being of staff and community members
General Information
Applicant Name *
Email Address *
What pronouns do you use?
Mailing Address *
Please include full address, city, state and zip code. Please note we are seeking to recruit members who reside in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. Information collected will only be used for the purpose of this application, you will not be added to any mailing list nor will your information be shared outside of Juntos.
Resume Upload
Optional: Upload a resume detailing relevant work, organizing, and volunteer experience. Please highlight any language skills you might have.
Relevant Experience
Please select areas of expertise you would contribute to if selected to serve on Juntos Board. *
Please list boards, committees, or groups you have served or participated in following the criteria below. *
Board, Committee, or Organization | Role | Dates of Service. If you have not served any board, committee, or organization - please list N/A.
What other volunteer commitments do you have, if any? *
If not applicable, please list N/A.
Application Questions
Why are you interested in serving as a Juntos Board Member? *
Please submit a response no longer than 500 words.
How do you feel Juntos would benefit from your involvement on the board? *
Please submit a response no longer than 350 words.
Are you involved in any groups with which you can serve as a liaison for on behalf of Juntos? *
Please submit a response no longer than 350 words.
Please share any information you feel is important for consideration to serve as a Juntos Board Member. *
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