BOARD MEMBER - WORKING

Organization Details
Organization Name: KIDS Initiative
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.kidsinitiative.ca
Organizational Description: MISSION
To work with developing communities by facilitating sustainable solutions to enrich the lives of children.

VISION
A world where everyone lives more and suffers less.

PURPOSE
To better the lives of children by helping to alleviate poverty, facilitating sustainable food and water solutions, advancing education, and improving health.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Governing our organization is one of the most critical roles someone can play at KIDS Initiative Inc. That is why we recruit people with a variety of skills for board positions. Board Members are expected to attend and actively participate in board meetings (8-10 per year), and occasional special meetings and planning sessions. In addition, Board Members monitor the strategic plan and annual budget, assist in fundraising events and help make decisions that guide the organization's progress.
Skills Required: Each working board member must lead one of our crucial organization committees:

Fund Development & Donor Stewardship Board Committee
Event Planning Board Committee
Grant Writing & Program Evaluation Board Committee
Marketing & Communications Board Committee
Volunteer Management Board Committee
Educational Outreach Board Committee
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Working Board Members are required to attend all meetings, KIDS Initiative events, and lead a board committee. Typically meetings are held during the week in the evening to accommodate those with daytime careers.
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
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.kidsinitiative.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2020