Board of Director - Advocacy & Professionalism Chair

Opportunity ID: 2458

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Association for Volunteer Adminstration
Address: P.O. Box 3099
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4E5
Organizational Description: PURPOSE OF MAVA
To unite individuals involved in the administration of volunteer services and programs in a professional association that:
-promotes volunteer administration as a profession
-provides opportunities for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the administration of volunteer services and programs
-promotes professional standards, education, growth and development

To strengthen the field of Volunteer Management through advocacy, learning, and networking.

An inclusive, supported, recognized, and valued field of Volunteer Management.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Be an advocate for MAVA and its membership

Uphold the professional standards for volunteer managers

-Orient all committee members to the role of the committee and their positions.
-Call and chair committee meetings and ensure responsibilities are carried out.
-Ensure that committee develops objectives and a strategic plan of action for each year and information is reported back to the board.
-Keep written records of the workings of the committee.
-Recruit committee members as required.
-Attend board and general meetings.
-Prepare written progress reports on the workings of the committee for the Board and general membership meetings.
-Submit a report on behalf of the committee for the Annual General Meeting. Recruit and train a committee member to succeed as Chair.
-Maintain archives for the committee.
Skills Required: Leadership
Work well with a team
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Volunteer Management Professional
Volunteer Administrator
Volunteer Coordinator
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Board Meetings are once a month, with possible committee meetings every couple months. Time of meetings vary.
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
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-795-1569
Closing Date: Apr 1, 2018
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