Call for new Board Directors for ELACTA

Volunteer position
Term of service May 2022- May 2024 (2 years)

Elacta is searching for new Board Directors. 

Open positions: SECRETARY, DEPUTY SECRETARY, ASSESSOR (clik on the links to read the specific role descriptions).


If you want to sharpen your professional and organizational capabilities, to expand your professional international network, and at the same time to contribute to develop your profession, and strengthen the  IBCLC position in Europe and worldwide, then consider joining the ELACTA Board!

Candidates must self-nominate. 

Required qualifications include:
  • ELACTA membership in good standing, for at least 2 years immediately prior to 1 April 2022
  • IBCLC in good standing
  • Strong interest in the growth and development of ELACTA and of the IBCLC profession
  • Demonstrated teamwork abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership and/ or management experience in a regional, national or international NGO, agency or coalition
  • Demonstrated teamwork abilities
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; knowledge of additional languages is a plus
  • Knows and shares ELACTA vision and mission
  • Compliance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
Duties of Elacta Board members:

The task of the Board of Directors is to manage ELACTA. In addition to administrative duties, they also:

  • Participate in organizing a biennial conference for lactation consultants IBCLC
  • Participate in preparing and organizing continuing education events.
  • Carry out public relations.
  • Cultivate relations with vocational authorities, federations, societies and governments and to have discussions and negotiations with them as far as this is necessary and desirable.

Each position has additional specific descriptions, which you can find HERE.

Application procedure:

Fill in the form you find here 

Attachments required:

  1. Short CV
  2. Portrait picture
  3. Motivational letter

For any question please, reach out to

Application form Assessor Job Description Secretary and Deputy Secretary Job Description