EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH COMMITTEE

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: EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH BOARD COMMITTEE
Responsibilities:
Provide a comprehensive educational program designed to educate and engage youth of all ages
about sustainable development and the work that KIDS Initiative does
Plan and oversee the logistics of committee operations
Provide reports to the President 1 week prior to each board meeting
Present committee decisions/recommendations to the board
Assign work to committee members
Ensure committee members have the information needed to do their jobs
Set the agenda for and run committee meetings
Skills Required: Qualifications or Experience:
University degree or college diploma in education preferred
Minimum of 1 year experience in an education environment
Successful experience as a tutor or mentor, preferably with high school age youth from diverse
backgrounds
%u2022 Experience delivering education programs, support of children and youth and use of technological
resources
%u2022 Outgoing, goal oriented and exercises team leadership confidently
%u2022 Knowledge of and experience with small group dynamics and experience in facilitation appropriate
to youth and adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds
%u2022 Strong computer skills and word processing skills
%u2022 Ability to public speak
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, 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, 2020