Volunteer Board Member

Opportunity ID: 2503

Organization Details
Organization Name: Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre
Address: 1150A Waverley Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0P4
Website: http://www.fgwrc.ca
Organizational Description: A Non profit organization - Providing free support and services for women and children.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We are currently seeking applications from dedicated, community-minded women who want to make a difference in the lives of women and children, and who are interested in joining our Board of Directors. Vacancy includes one board member to serve on the Nominating Committee.
FGWRC is a non-profit feminist organization committed to creating a community where women and children are safe, healthy, valued and empowered since 1983. FGWRC offers supportive counselling, information and referrals, workshops and outreach programs. All services offered by FGWRC are free of charge.

FGWRC is open to all women regardless of their cultural, racial, economic, social, religious and spiritual backgrounds. We are welcoming of individuals with differing experiences and those of differing abilities, ages and sizes. We welcome self-identified-women who identify as either heterosexual, lesbian, bisexual, trans, transsexual, or intersex.




Responsibilities:
Provide oversight and direction to the work of FGWRC including major decisions regarding the operations, budget, and overall policy and program direction.
Skills Required: Commitment:
2 year term
Attend 9 Board meetings a year (meetings are the third Wednesday of the month @ 6PM)
Join one working board committee - Nominating Committee
(meeting dates & times vary)

Our ideal candidate has experience or interest in serving with not-for-profit organizations, supports the mission, vision and values of the FGWRC, and is willing to serve for at least two years.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience working in a collective structure.
Experience working in a leadership role with a not-for-profit.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Attend 9 Board meetings a year (meetings are the third Wednesday of the month @ 6PM) Join one working board committee - Nominating Committee (meeting dates & times vary)
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Evaluation
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@fgwrc.ca
Closing Date: Feb 21, 2018
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