Bookmates' Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bookmates Inc.
Address: 623 Erin St.
Winnipeg MB  R3G 2W1
Website: http://www.bookmates.ca
Organizational Description: Bookmates is a Manitoba based non-profit charitable organization established in 1984. We promote and support family literacy and inter-generational learning through a variety of activities: we develop family literacy and learning programs; we train people to facilitate programs for families in their communities; we deliver programs for parents and children in partnership with community organizations and we promote awareness of the importance of literacy and learning in the early years.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Bookmates'Board members support our work promoting family literacy and instilling a love of learning in young children through providing organizational governance, acting as ambassadors for the organization and actively promoting our fund development initiatives.
Skills Required: If you are interested in contributing to enhancing the literacy skills of the next generation and have experience in business, marketing, communications, early childhood education and/or fundraising, we would love to hear from you.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Gain experience in working with a non-profit organization to advance its mission as well as skills in non-profit governance, networking and fundraising.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Monthly meetings are held in the evening except during the summer. Other commitments can include committee work and attending our events.
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: edbookmate@mts.net
Phone: 204-582-1804
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2019
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