Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Women's Resource Centre
Address: 731 Princess Ave.
Brandon MB  R7A 0P4
Website: http://www.thewomenscentrebrandon.com/
Organizational Description: The Women's Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services for women and their families in South Western Manitoba.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Women's Resource Centre is currently seeking applications from dedicated and community-minded women who are interested in serving on the TWRC Board of Directors. Responsibilities/duties include: advancing the mission, vision and values of the Centre; ensuring adequate funding is available for meeting functions of TWRC; reviewing and developing organizational policies; oversight of budget, financials, strategic planning, personnel, governance, and fund development; and acting as an ambassador on behalf of the Centre.
Skills Required: We are looking for skill sets such as administrative skills, human resources, legal, board governance, fundraising, advocacy and accounting.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: In return for your commitment to sharing your time and expertise, we give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of women and children in Brandon and Western Manitoba. In addition, skills and experience gained include leadership, governance and team building.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Two-year term. 10 board meetings per year (fourth Wednesday of the month) and Board development workshops (approx. four times per year). Board members are required to join and possibly chair a Board committee (e.g. Fundraising, Events & Membership; Governance; Advocacy & Cultural Safety).
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: director@thewomenscentrebrandon.com
Online: thewomenscentrebrandon.com/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities/
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2021
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