Board of Directors Positions

Opportunity ID: 3054

Organization Details
Organization Name: CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg
Address: 930 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0P8
Website: http://www.mbwpg.cmha.ca
Organizational Description: Non-profit organization with a mission to honour and promote the mental health of all Manitobans and to support individuals who experience mental illness and addictions issues to achieve recovery and well-being within healthy and supportive communities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Background on Governance
The CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg Board of Directors adheres to the Carver Model of Policy Governance for board leadership. Under this governance, the board crafts its values into policies of four types: ends, executive limitations, board-executive linkage, and governance process.

Responsibilities
CMHA Directors are fully informed on CMHA governance matters, and participate in the Board's deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, strategic planning and image of the organization.
Skills Required: The Board seeks to attract a diversity of skilled individuals reflective of the community we serve. The skills, experience and perspectives that are of particular interest in the selection of new members include:

Commitment to CMHA's Mission
Lived Experience Knowledge/Awareness
Government Relations
Fundraising Experience/Contacts
Marketing/Communications
Strategic Planning
Indigenous Cultural Competency
Finance
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
On occasion, there may be some daytime commitments necessary.
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: lrussell@cmhawpg.mb.ca
Closing Date: Feb 7, 2019
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