Open call for President

December 18, 2019


Open call for President

Casa Cultural de las Américas

Attn to general public


Casa Cultural de las Americas (CCA), a non-profit 501 (c) (3) File Number C.C.A. 46-2586071, in accordance to our guidelines, is launching an open call for candidates to the President position of the organization.


Our mission and Values:

CCA's main purpose is to preserve and promote the cultural diversity and arts of the Americas in the United States and Europe. It emerged in 2012 as an initiative of Dr. Elizabeth Quila and a group of Hispanic Americans interested in promoting the culture and arts of their heritage. This initiative found a niche that presented the cultural plurality of Latin America in the context of an English-speaking country.

Our vision is to become a platform that would showcase the cultural richness of the Americas, with a primary focus on presenting contemporary literature written in Spanish to audiences in the Houston, Texas, other U.S. cities, and later Europe.

To achieve these objectives, a diverse group of volunteers was formed including people from both Latin American and the U.S. Through lectures, workshops, awarding scholarships, and writing contests, in addition to the institutionalized International Literature Festival, the selected group continues to fulfill its mission.


The aim

The aim of this open call is to select the candidate that volunteers to represent the vision and values of CCA during and who provides the expertise and support for all the relevant activities, including but not limited to: conducting workshops for the organization, moderating events, lead the organization of the International Literature Festivals, and represent CCA worldwide. The selected candidate should be fluent in both english and spanish and must be able to fulfill this position for the period: 2020 - 2022

CCA is issuing a call for expression of interest in order to compile a board of experts to provide independent and on-hand external expertise to the organization.


Time table

Notice of open competition: December 17th, 2019 - January 10th, 2020


Application documents

The documents that will enable volunteers to submit their application will be a letter of intent and updated resume.
All documents must be submitted in english.



Volunteer submission documents must be sent directly to



During the first stage, among the applications received, CCA will shortlist volunteers based on their solely criteria. 

At the final stage, the board will vote to award the candidate to fill the President position.



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