Board Member

Opportunity ID: 2174

Organization Details
Organization Name: Hamilton House
Address: c/o 200-1080 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3M3
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Organizational Description: Hamilton House is a non-profit 55 plus building providing safe, affordable apartments. The corporation is run by a volunteer board of directors that are responsible for major decisions in the building. The building is professionally managed. The board receives full reports from the property manager and works cooperatively with the property manager and the tenants.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Serve as an active board member for a 55 plus non-profit seniors building providing affordable independent housing. The board meets monthly to receive reports and updates from the property manager. The board is responsible for oversight and major decisions to ensure tenant satisfaction and preservation of the physical asset.
Skills Required: Interested in affordable seniors housing.
Sound judgement and proven professionalism
Understand the role of a being a board member
Basic understanding of financial statements
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience in running a residential building
Insight into housing issues and knowledge in writing policy
Learn to work with others towards good decision making
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Board meetings are held in the evening. Held at the same time and date monthly. Meetings are typically around 2 hours in length
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: lsocha@sam.mb.ca
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2017
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