Board Director, Finance

Organization Details
Organization Name: South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council
Address: 1 Morley Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 2P4
Organizational Description: Purpose / Mission: "South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council is a registered non-profit information and referral hub connecting older adults with community resources to assist them in daily living."

Goal: Linking older adults with resources available in their community to enhance their well-being and quality of life.

a) Networking with service providers to share and exchange information and expertise.
b) Raising awareness regarding issues and needs of the older adult in the community.
c) Promoting, developing, implementing, and referring services in response to the needs of older adults.

Who We Serve: Adults 55+ living in the designated community as stated below and families, friends and caregivers of older adults.

Where We Serve: Our designated community is in the City of Winnipeg, in the Province of Manitoba bounded by the Assiniboine River on the North, the Red River on the East, Wilkes Avenue on the south, and the Perimeter Highway on the West in the communities of Charleswood, Crescentwood, Fort Rouge, Lord Roberts, Osborne Village, River Heights, Riverview and Tuxedo.

How We Serve: The SWSRC serves the community in response to current and evolving community needs and services. We are committed to building community capacity and empowering older adults in south Winnipeg to maintain independence and increase quality of life through referral to a variety of services and programs.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: : SWSRC is currently seeking applications from accounting and financial professionals to join our working Board of Directors and support the Treasurer with financial operational responsibilities.
Board members are expected to participate regularly in daytime virtual meetings: one board meeting per month and to sit on at least one committee. There may also be work required between board meetings and attendance at special events. The total time commitment averages between 6 and 12 hours per month.
Skills Required: Board/Committee leadership experience, excellent communication, computer literacy (email, word, internet, zoom, financial spreadsheets, etc), interest in the quality of life and needs of older adults and their families.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Gain awareness and knowledge of issues concerning older adults, resources available, opportunity to meet with professionals who provide programs, services or care for older adults.
Age: 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Daytime Board and Committee virtual zoom meetings plus preparation time averages 6 to 12 hours per month. Attendance at related events i.e. Strategic Planning sessions, Annual General Meeting. Three year term commitment.
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: Email:
Phone: 204-478-6169
Closing Date: Oct 21, 2021
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