Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: YWCA Brandon
Address: 148 11th Street
Brandon MB  R7A 4J4
Website: https://www.ywcabrandon.com/
Organizational Description: The YWCA Brandon includes facilities and services at Meredith Place and the Westman Women's Shelter. YWCA Meredith Place is transitional housing and supervised care for individuals in need of safe, supportive and affordable housing. YWCA Westman Women's Shelter offers safe, emergency accommodation to women and their children who are fleeing family violence.
For more information visit the website.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The YWCA Brandon Board is a governance board supporting the operations of the Y, providing financial oversight, supporting the fundraising activities, monitoring and strengthening programs, ensuring policies and procedures are consistently maintained and up to date. Board members are expected to attend regular Board meetings participating in discussions and decision-making, and participate in committees and special events.
Skills Required: An interest in improving the lives of women and providing a positive contribution to the community. Past Board experience is an advantage but not necessary. New Board members are mentored by a senior Board member.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Knowledge of Board governance, the ability to work collaboratively with other Board members.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Ten monthly meetings lasting approx. 2 hours, occasional committee meetings and support to, and attendance at, special events.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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: s_moncur@ducks.ca
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2019
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