Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: English Online Inc
Address: 610-294 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB
Organizational Description: English Online Inc. is dedicated to provide support for Manitoba newcomers with language and settlement online fully. The online environment makes English Online Inc. services accessible at any time despite newcomers' location.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: English Online ( is a not-for-profit organization that provides flexible online learning services to newcomers. Its Board of Directors is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates to serve as Directors on its volunteer board for a two-year term.

A minimum of two positions will be filled.

The ideal candidate is passionate about supporting and enhancing educational opportunities for newcomers, enjoys networking, and understands the unique challenges of operating in a not-for-profit environment. Candidates who represent the organization's diverse client population would be a particular asset to the board at this time.
Skills Required: Qualifications
As defined by the organization's by-laws, every director shall:
- understand English Online Inc.'s mission and strategic plan - commit to the amount of time necessary to be an effective board and team member of English Online Inc.
- understand their role and avoid any perceived conflicts of interest or expect remuneration or compensation for services rendered
- place the organization's purposes and interests above their own professional and personal interests when making decisions
- provide meaningful guidance, direction, and support to the Board members, English Online Inc.'s management team and their operation of activities in maintaining fiscal responsibility
- understand the length of term is two years or longer if mutually agreed to
- understand there is a plan for succession and diversity
- be familiar with Board of Directors' responsibilities
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Non-for-profit
- Board of Directors
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Board of Directors meet 6 times per calendar year; special meetings may be called as needed. In addition, the board, staff, and community members gather annually for the Annual General Meeting in September. Board of Directors are expected to maintain consistent and open communication with the Executive Director and the Board.
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: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: May 27, 2023
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