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 Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Natural Resources under the Employability Assistance for Peoples with Disabilities program. Steps specializes in assisting people with mental health, emotional or learning issues to identify, obtain and maintain employment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3251
   
Description of Duties:

Information on Board Meetings and committees:
The Board meets six times per year with most meetings being in the evening for a maximum of 2 hours. All Board members are expected to participate on one of the following standing committees: Program and Services, Policy, Community Engagement or on the Executive in the role of President, Vice President, Treasurer, or Secretary. Committees generally meet during the lunch hour.

   
Skills Required:

Steps2work is a not for profit agency whose mandate is to provide a range of employment services for individuals who are experiencing Mental Health issues or those living with a Learning Disability.

We are currently looking for Board members who have the following core attributes:
- Interest in Mental Health and / or Learning Disability issues as it impacts on employability and employment.
- Experience as a Board Director in a Governance or Policy role.
- Willingness to participate in at least one of the sub committees.
- Business owner, business management or supervisory experience is an asset
- Proposal writing or fund raising is an asset

   
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
- River Heights
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: karla.johnston@steps2work.ca
Phone: 204-474-2303 ext. 1
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2025

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