Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg
Address: 532 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1Z2
Website: http://www.bigwinnipeg.com/en/Home/default.aspx
Organizational Description: As Canada's leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Serving on the Board of Directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about building the capacity of a dynamic non-profit to serve more of our community's young people through mentoring.
The Board of Directors are leaders dedicated to the Agency's vision of a world where the healthy development of every child is enhanced by positive, nurturing, mentoring relationships - building healthy lives and healthy communities. They are active Agency advocates and ambassadors, fully engaged in advancing its mission, amplifying its voice, increasing its impact and enhancing its sustainability. And they share the Agency's core values: Compassion, Integrity, Curiosity, Thoughtfulness and Commitment.
Skills Required: We are currently recruiting for diverse leaders with recent Board experience, and talent or expertise in one or more of the following areas: governance, public relations, marketing, education/social services, business and community influencer, and/or fund development.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will have the opportunity to learn about mentorship, Agency governance and leadership, and work with a diverse group of individuals who are committed to serving the children and youth of Winnipeg.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
The Board meets once a month (Sept to June), plus an AGM in September. Meetings are less than 2 hours in duration. Some additional hours may be required for meeting preparation or ad-hoc work.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Evaluation
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: greg.unger@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2020
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