Board of Directors - Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Skills Unlimited (steps2work)
Address: 1-201 Scott Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L4
Website: http://www.steps2work.ca
Organizational Description: Steps is a non-profit community service organization funded by the Government Department, Manitoba Jobs and the Economy under the Market Abilities program. Steps specializes in assisting people with mental health, emotional or learning issues to identify, obtain and maintain employment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Board Member - involves attendance at 6 Board meetings (in the evenings) through the year, and participation on one of several Board committees. Election of new Board members to take place at the Annual General Meeting at the end of June 2019.
Skills Required: We are currently looking for Board members with some of the following attributes:
- interest in mental health/learning disability issues as it impacts on employability and employment
- experience as a Board Director in a Governance or Policy role
- willingness to participate on at least one of the Board committees
- human resource management experience
- proposal writing or fundraising
- employment counselling and placement
- business management experience
Skills Gained/Related Careers: steps2work is a non-profit community service organization specializing in assisting people with mental health and learning disabilities to identify, obtain and maintain employment.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Board Meetings take place 6 evenings per year. May be the occasional committee meeting in the evening or lunch hour. No weekends
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: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: renee.greyeyes@steps2work.ca
Phone: 204-474-2303 ext. 1
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2019
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