The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) is on behalf of its stakeholders looking for interested candidates with the relevant demonstrated experience in natural resource management, public and/or civic sector, business and/or governance to serve as a “Member” of the organization. Membership is open to any natural person or organization with similar objectives to that of CCFN (see summary below).
A Member is a fundamental part of the Governance of the organization as he/she/it forms a part the General Assembly, highest internal oversight body of the institution. A member is expected to contribute to the General Meeting of members on matters prescribed by the Articles of Association of the organization and its By-Laws representing the stakeholders in such matters.
Please refer to www.ccf-namibia.org for additional information that may be required. If you are interested in serving, we request that you send your nomination/expression of interest with a cover letter addressed to The Chairperson of the Board of Directors, supported by a detailed CV, no later than 6th October 2021 to email@example.com. with the subject heading “Expression of Interest – Member”. Alternatively drop off an envelope with the required documents physically at the offices of the organization situated at Suite 7A, Southport Building, Mandume Ndemufayo Building, Namibia.
CCFN is a not-for-gain association with a mandate to raise, administer grow and disburse funding for the benefit of the Community Based Natural Resource Management programme (CBNRM) in Namibia. In so doing it aims to promote sustainable development of community conservancies, community forests and related natural resource management entities with a similar legal mandate that contributes to:
- (a) conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and bio-diversity including the sustainable use of natural resources
- (b) relief of poverty and improvement of livelihoods for the benefit of the members for the benefit of the members of the communal conservancies and community forests.
Amongst these are 84 communal conservancies and 45 community forests that work to sustainably manage their wildlife and other natural resources to improve the livelihoods of their members.
Membership and Responsibility of Members
The General Assembly comprises of a minimum seven (7) members who shall be responsible for executing the duties as prescribed by the Namibian Companies Act in respect of oversight of the institution. Included therein are the consideration of annual financial statements, appointment of directors, the appointment of auditors and all business laid before it.
Expected Frequency of Meetings
Members will be expected to meet for a meeting a minimum once annually, with potential for the calling of special meetings at any other time during the year where necessary.
For any additional information, you can contact Mr. Tapiwa Makiwa at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0833217661.