Board Member Helping Hands Breast Cancer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Helping Hands for Manitobans with Breast Cancer Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 35008
963 Henderson Highway
Winnipeg MB  R2K 2M0
Organizational Description: Non profit breast cancer group that provides financial assistance to those in need across Manitoba. We have no office so please note our mailing address is a post office box and not a physical address.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 184
Description of Duties:

We are an independent, small Manitoba residents-only Board with all volunteer members who shall consider assuming an executive, working or client applications position within our group after being with us for one year. We have no office so our overhead is low, giving the majority of our fundraising/grants back to our clients. Due to COVID restrictions in 2020 we moved our in-person meetings to virtual TEAMS media between September and June, on the third Wednesday of each month from 7-8:00 p.m., with no meetings in the summertime. We found this worked well and will continue to do this in 2024 with perhaps a couple of meetings at an agreed upon meeting space to allow us to continue our close personal relationships in this organization.

Skills Required:

People who want to help make a difference to a breast cancer patient's cancer journey for expenses that simply fall through the cracks. You will need to reside in Manitoba and have an email address as client application summaries are distributed and voted on using a coded method for privacy.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Teamwork is important as we work together and help one another as needed. We have no corporate sponsorship, are not associated with other cancer organizations and do not receive government funding so a group effort to secure funding and share fundraising duties is expected of our board members.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Board meetings are currently done virtually by TEAMS media from 7-8:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month from September to June. We are a working board and everyone helps out organizing fundraisers and with events to support our group. All board members shall consider assuming either an executive, working or client applications position after being with us for one year. Positions are usually for two year terms, maximum four years (these durations can be varied), with the vice-president moving up to president after his/her two year term.

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: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2024
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