Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Wheelchair Sports Association
Address: 145 Pacific Ave.
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2Z6
Organizational Description: Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association was founded in 1969 as one of Canada's first wheelchair sport organizations. Our mission is to be a vibrant and dynamic organization providing a broad range of leisure and sport activities for individuals with physical disabilities.
We believe in a healthy life-style for every body, and strive to create a fully inclusive society through the power of sport.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Working with the Executive Director and the bookkeeper, the treasurer will oversee the financial matters of the organization in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements and report to the board of directors at regular intervals about the financial health of the organization.

The treasurer will ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are followed and are appropriate for the organization.
Skills Required: Experience in finance and accounting.
Strong communication skills.
Certification in the profession is an asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience working with a not for profit organization.
Experience with a sports organization.
Experience working with people with disabilities.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
The Board of Directors meets monthly, usually virtually via Zoom. Meetings usually are about 1 hour. Some time will be required monthly to review the organizations financials and procedures.
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: Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Oct 20, 2021
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