Board Member - Building Operations Experience

Organization Details
Organization Name: St. Matthew's Non-Profit Housing Inc.
Address: 214-641 St. Matthews Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3G 0G6
Website: https://www.thewestendcommons.ca/
Organizational Description: St. Matthew's Non-Profit Housing Inc oversees the workings and direction of both the West End Commons (WEC) as well as the Neighbourhood Resource Centre (NRC). The WEC is a 26 unit residential community, focused on providing supports and stability to families in need. The NRC is a centre for community support, social enterprise, training and education. All of these are located within the confines of the historic St. Matthew's Anglican Church Building. Both the WEC and the NRC are separate but collaborative entities, supporting one another.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: SMNPH (aka Westend Commons) board meets monthly - excluding summer months. Seeking a board member with knowledge of building operations to serve on the Maintenance Committee (which meets monthly as needed)
Skills Required: Previous non-profit board experience is an asset but not required. Knowledge of building construction and maintenance to assist in overseeing the physical operations of this social housing unit built in the old St Matthews Anglican Church
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will gain a better understanding of non-profit Board governance and knowledge of the social services sector.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Attend one board meeting per month and serve on the Maintenance Committee - another monthly meeting plus some onsite visits as needed
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: Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: mfhamm@mts.net
Closing Date: Oct 1, 2020
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