Board Member - Human Resources Specialist

Opportunity ID: 2843

Organization Details
Organization Name: Food Matters Manitoba
Organizational Description: As a registered charity, Food Matters partners with northerners, newcomers, farmers and families to harvest, prepare and share good food.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Participate in Board and Ad Hoc committee meetings (min. 6 per year).
Assist the Board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities such as reviewing annual financial statements, budgets and accounting practices.
Provide candid and constructive criticism, advice and comments.
Periodically review long-range goals and strategies and use benchmarks to compare them against similar institutions.
Be a champion and inform others about the organization.
Participate in philanthropic efforts, including making an annual donation to the organization.
Skills Required: Experience in human resources, including developing positive employee relations, undertaking performance management and building respectful and dynamic workplaces.
Previous experience serving on a Board of Directors would be beneficial but is not mandatory.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will gain Board experience; knowledge of food policy and food security in Manitoba; knowledge of non-profit governance and community development organizations.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Directors meet every second month and meetings are 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Meetings are usually in the early evening. Preparation for board meetings and other board business is about 1 hour per month. Participation in philanthropic activities or committee is encouraged Time commitments for committee work will vary depending on the needs of FMM.
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: Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: any
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Dec 20, 2018
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