Volunteer Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Variety, the Children's Charity
Address: 440a Don Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0S4
Website: http://www.varietymanitoba.com
Organizational Description: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba steps in where government, healthcare and other funding ends to provide life-saving, life-changing and life-enriching equipment, supplies and services to children in Manitoba living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Variety Manitoba Board Member terms are set in two year increments to a maximum of ten years. The average time commitment is five hours per month; additional hours may be needed depending on which areas of the organization you become involved with. Duties and opportunities include:

Participating in, setting, and monitoring the strategic direction of Variety Manitoba
Regular attendance and participation in Board meetings (eight meetings per annum) and Committees (typically four per annum)
Represent Variety Manitoba at organizationally-run events

We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we support.
Skills Required: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba is looking for community-minded individuals who strongly believe in the concept of creating a world where all children play, learn, and live together, and are provided equal opportunity to do so. Ideal candidates enjoy organizing, supporting, and attending events and fundraisers. They are passionate about fundraising and/ or making a difference for children. They value collaboration, compassion, empowerment, and inclusion. They believe in the importance of promoting Variety to a new, diverse audience with a simplified, unified voice. They have a skill set or connections that will assist us in helping the community we support.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This is an opportunity to practice your skills (heath care, law, finance, construction etc.), to expand your knowledge base about non-profits and meet new people.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
- Regular attendance and participation in Board meetings (eight meetings per annum) and Committees (typically four per annum)
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: jliba@varietymanitoba.com
Phone: 204-292-9811
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2020
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