Community Relations Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bishop Grandin Greenway
Address: c/oYouville 6-845 Dakota Street
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Organizational Description: Located in south St.Vital, Bishop Grandin Greenway(BGG) is 5 km of greenspace that runs parallel to Bishop Grandin Boulevard between the Red and Seine River. Formed in 2000,BGG Inc is a not-for-profit registered charity consisting of community-minded volunteers who are committed to creating, enhancing, and conserving an accessible network of nature areas and public pathways along the Greenway. Our motto is " By the Community for the Community"
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Enhance relationships with Greenway users, volunteers and community partners e.g. schools, local businesses, organizations)
develop volunteer base
Research outreach opportunities and potential partnerships for BGG
contribute to newsletter, website, and our online platforms ( Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)
Promote BGG and within the Winnipeg community
Attend the scheduled BGG meetings ( September-June)
Skills Required: Community minded
Approachable, outgoing, and comfortable engaging with the public
excellent communication skills (oral and written)
experienced in developing community relations
experienced in volunteer development
experienced in using social media
understand and agree with BGG's Vision, Mission and Values (see web site www.bishopgrandingreenway.com)



Being bilingual is an asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: helping to build community capacity to support green spaces. Communication skills through use of diffferent mediums
Volunteer development
Community Development
Recreation Management
Managing Not for Profits
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
monthly meeting are held in the evenings September - June. Occasional BGG events may be held on weekends e.g Bishop Grandin Greenway Clean Up Other work can be on own time.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: bishopgrandingreenway@gmail.com
Online: www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2020
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