Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Inclusion Winnipeg
Address: 1 - 120 Maryland Street
Winnipeg MB  R3G 1L1
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Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Inclusion Winnipeg Inc. is seeking governance volunteers to serve on the Board of Directors

Incorporated in 1958, Inclusion Winnipeg Inc. is a registered charity operating in the City of Winnipeg.

The vision of Inclusion Winnipeg is a community where all people are fully included and participating in the community.

Our mission is to enhance the lives and status of people living with an intellectual disability by promoting full inclusion and participation in the community.

We are guided by the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and all subsequent conventions.

The Board is a governance board which provides leadership and direction for the organization in advancing our vision and achieving our mission.

Director Requirements
You must be willing to provide a current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Verification, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Check, at the request and direction of the board or in compliance of relevant legislation.

Director Expectations
Board Directors must demonstrate a commitment to the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization. All Directors are required to have a working knowledge of the organization's By-laws, and are expected to participate in the following activities:

Attend 10 regularly scheduled board meetings per year, the Annual General Meeting, and any special meeting called in accordance with the (article of By-laws);
Chair or be a member of at least one committee.
Attend Board development and strategic planning sessions;
Participate in an annual evaluation of the board;
Vote on all motions unless they have declared a conflict of interest;
Fulfill the term of office for which they were elected or resign in accordance with the By-laws.

All applicants will be asked to complete Inclusion Winnipeg Inc.'s volunteer form online or provide a one-page statement of interest and/or current resume and relevant contact information. You may also request additional information or seek assistance at info@inclusionwinnipeg.org
The election of Directors will take place at the Annual General Meeting of members in October 2020.
Skills Required: Director Requirements
To be eligible to serve on the Board of Directors you must be:
-At least 18 years of age
-A member of Inclusion Winnipeg Inc.
-Not an undischarged bankruptcy
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Attend 10 regularly scheduled board meetings per year, the Annual General Meeting, and any special meeting called in accordance with the (article of By-laws); Meetings generally last around 2 hours once a month.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
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: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@inclusionwinnipeg.org
Online: inclusionwinnipeg.org/how-you-can-help/volunteering/
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2020
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