Apply to the board of 2020

Laureamko is recruiting one more member to the board of the student union for the year 2020. You can apply by sending an application to president of the Representatives Council Vertti Airaksinen, vertti.airaksinen@laureamko.fi, by 2.1. at latest. New member is chosen in the council meeting on 3.1. Applicants can introduce themselves in the meeting.

What is the board?

The Board of Laureamko consists of a chairperson, a vice chairperson and a maximum of eight board members. The board leads Laureamko’s activities with instructions from the representative council. The board is responsible for the plan of action and of the budget. Term of the board is one year from January to December. The board members will get a small compensation for their work.

What do the Board members do?

The Board is divided into two teams. Advocacy and service teams. The advocacy team includes for example the student well-being, handling of feedback (from VoxBox), affecting the development of education, community and politics (together with other student unions from the Helsinki metropolitan area).

The service team includes tutoring (applying, selection and training), international affairs (including exchange students and international guests), campus teams (training and support), marketing and communications (Facebook pages, Instagram and web pages), deliverables (such as overalls) and events.

All these and more are broken into projects that the Board members manage. The projects depend on the interests and activity of the Board members.

In the board you get to plan budgets and action plans for an organization, learn about project management and leadership, create cooperation agreements between organizations and associations, influence Laurea’s working groups and of course you’ll have great opportunities for networking.