Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bike Winnipeg Inc.
Address: PO Box 162 RPO Corydon
Winnipeg MB  R3M 3S7
Organizational Description: We work to make cycling in Winnipeg a safe, enjoyable, accessible and convenient transportation choice year round.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Bike Winnipeg is governed by an elected Board of Directors. We are currently looking to fill up
to eight (8) open directorships at our 2020 Annual General Meeting. The Board of Directors
provides governance, leadership, fundraising, and financial oversight to our staff and
operations. As a working board, the roles of a director include:

a) Participating in the governance and oversight of the organization either as an active
member of the Executive Committee of the Board or in reviewing and discussing the
recommendations of this committee; and

b) Participating in the operations of the organization by being an active member of a Bike
Winnipeg committee or task force, or by leading a special initiative.
Skills Required: We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications, skills, and experience:
- Board of Directors experience - non-profit/charity or for-profits
-Organizational management
- Communications and/or marketing
- Community affiliation/access (e.g. member or staff of a neighbourhood association)
- Finance and/or accounting
- Event planning
- Human resources
- Information technology
- Law
- Leadership
- Strategic planning
- Risk management
- Applying for charitable status
- Political advocacy/strategy

Nevertheless, hard-working and enthusiastic members without these qualifications are
welcome and encouraged to submit a nomination. For many directors, this is their first time on
a board and a great place to learn. To be eligible for a seat on the Board of Directors, an
individual must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Not have a bankruptcy that is undischarged
- Be or become a member of Bike Winnipeg in good standing
- Have at least one nomination from a Bike Winnipeg member, which may be a self-nomination.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
5-10 hours / month
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: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Aug 9, 2020