Mentorship Chair

This is a 1-year volunteer position on the board of IxDA Seattle where you’ll help develop the strategy for mentorship in our community.

This role involves collaborating with a number of board, committee members, and volunteers. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter and can work in ambiguity.

As Mentorship Chair, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Researching mentorship and leadership needs of the Seattle design community by talking to senior leaders, design newcomers, and everyone in between

  • Presenting findings and proposals to the board

  • Guiding the board to develop a vision around mentorship in the design community

  • Developing the strategy for IxDA Seattle’s mentorship work for 2020 onwards


As a chair member, you’ll also be expected to:

  • Work collaboratively with board members and volunteers

  • Dedicate 3-5 hours per week to IxDA Seattle’s work 

It'll help if you enjoy and feel confident doing the following:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research

  • Working amid ambiguity with little oversight

  • Developing and implementing strategies in new and innovative ways

  • Accepting feedback and iterating on your work

  • Have 3-5 years of work experience in design, technology, or social services

We're excited for someone to inject new enthusiasm and develop a new line of work for IxDA Seattle. 

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