Member of the Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network
Address: 397 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2K9
Website: http://www.mosaicnet.ca
Organizational Description: Mosaic - Newcomer Family Resource Network is a non-profit organization that provides immigrant parents and primary caregivers the opportunity to develop additional language skills and build the confidence and independence needed to participate actively in community life, while providing their pre-school aged children with quality care. Mosaic offers several ESL classes with on-site childcare in various Winnipeg neighbourhoods. In addition, Mosaic offers parenting programs facilitated by trained and mentored newcomers, in several Winnipeg community locations.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Mosaic Board of Directors has the responsibility for general supervision of the affairs of the organization, in an advisory capacity, as specified in the bylaws.

Specifically the Board is responsible for:

Working with the Senior Management team to develop a long-range strategic plan for the organization
Overseeing the Executive Director, including hiring, termination, performance evaluations and overall suitability for the management of the organization
Ensuring that the organization is carrying out its purpose as stated in the bylaws
Monitoring the Organization's financial health and investments
Providing professional assistance as required by the organization determined either by Board decision, or Executive Director request
Skills Required: Commitment to the Organization and its purpose
Ability to listen to all sides with an open mind when making decisions
Lived experience as a newcomer to Canada is an asset
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
2 year commitment. Under extenuating circumstances a term of office may be extended to exceed two years at the discretion of the nominating committee
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: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: vcavers@mosaicnet.ca
Closing Date: Sep 1, 2019
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