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Job Announcement


Deadline to apply: August 31, 2021.

Mercy Hands recognizes the importance of gender diversity in the board of directors; therefore, Mercy Hands is looking for two qualified women candidates to serve in the Board of Directors. 


Board of Directors Member


Name of NGO

Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid


NGO Website



Baghdad, Iraq.


Membership Duration

1 year, renewable.


Employment Type



Board members will be reimbursed for their service expenses - according to Mercy Hands' Remuneration Policy.



  • Actively participate in all Board meetings;

  • Serve in Board's committees as needed;

  • Work with the other Board members to review the organization's policies and SOPs;

  • Review the organization's audit and annual activities report

  • Actively monitoring the organization’s performance towards goals;

  • Recruit and supervise members of the Executive Administration, including the Executive Director;

  • Represent the organization and contribute to its fundraising effort.



  • Iraqi nationality and lives in Iraq.

  • College degree.

  • Previous nonprofit board experience preferred.

  • Philanthropy/Fundraising/Special Events skills.

How to Apply

This job is open only to Iraqi women. Send your CV and Letter of Intention via e-mail to with the subject field stating: Volunteer Board Member Application.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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