Board Member - Legal Advisor

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: KIDS Initiative operates with a small advisory board that provides strategic insight and advice to the management of the organization. Advisory board members will be nominated, fill out an application, attend one board meeting, and be voted on as a 50%+1 vote by the current board of directors. Advisory board members will be communicated the board meeting dates/times and will be shared the board meeting minutes on a monthly basis without being held to the same rules and regulations involving attendance. These members will consist of expert professionals.
Advisors assist the organization in formulating long-range goals and in planning and initiating short term projects. Advisors are resource people who evaluate projects, performance and progress. Advisors offer guidance by reviewing and revising goals, objectives, and the progress of the organization pertaining to their area of experience.
Skills Required: We are looking for individuals with associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
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
How to Apply: Online: www.kidsinitiative.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2021