Volunteer Board Memeber Positions

Opportunity ID: 2936

Organization Details
Organization Name: FASD Life's Journey
Address: 102-720 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0X1
Website: http://fasdlji.ca/
Organizational Description: FASD Life's Journey Inc. is an agency providing disability services in multiple rural and urban locations within the province of Manitoba. We offer Residential, Outreach, and Fostering programs with adjunct services including Cultural supports, Clinical resources, addictions and wellness programming opportunities. We work from a participant centred, strengths-based approach focusing on wellbeing and quality of life.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We are seeking a few highly ethical, engaged volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors. Board members are responsible for maintaining the commitment to FASD Life's Journey's mission, establishing strategic direction, oversight of the operation, ensuring compliance with all applicable legal requirements, and maintaining the organization's financial well-being. Board Members are expected to participate in committee activities and attend committee meetings as required.
Skills Required: Previous board governance experience, leadership/senior management experience, stakeholder relations experience, financial accounting and/or audit skills, human resources/labour relations experience, legal/regulatory knowledge - contracts, defense and/or labour, business network contacts, advocacy skills, property management - knowledge of real estate market, government lobby/policy impacts, not-for-profit sector experience, fundraising/charitable donations experience, Indigenous community- cultural awareness/political awareness, experience/knowledge of the needs of Persons, affected by neuro-development disorders (health, social work and/or lived experience). Personal characteristics should include integrity and accountability, informed judgement, ability to provide wise, thoughtful counsel on a broad range of governance issues, mature confidence, respect for others, ability to commit the time required.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Members will be expected to attend nine meetings per year. Meetings will be approximately two hours in length.
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: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: g.wyllie@fasdjli.ca
Closing Date: Dec 15, 2018
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