Board member for non profit agency

Organization Details
Organization Name: Trailblazers Life Choices Inc.
Address: 1031 Autumnwood Drive
Winnipeg MB  R2J 1C7
Organizational Description: Trailblazers is a non-profit agency supporting adults living with disabilities. We have day programs in both Winnipeg and Steinbach and offer activities through volunteer work, paid employment, skills development and recreation. We also have 5 shift staffed residential homes in Winnipeg. Our vision for the future is to grow and continue assisting this special population in achieving his or her goals in life with the community..
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We are currently seeking applicants to join our board, as a director. We will assist the chosen applicant in learning all aspects of our agency. The chosen applicant will attend a meeting once per month from September to June. On rare occasions we meet over the summer if the need arises. The Board does communicate frequently between meetings via email or WhatsApp.
Skills Required: We are looking for individuals who will enhance our board by bringing his or her skill set and ability to embrace our mission and vision . Some preferred skills could include those in Professional positions, University Students and retired individuals. Previous board experience is not required. A knowledge of non-profit agencies would be a very good asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Thursday evening @5:30 - light supper is provided - meetings are usually 1 hour - 2 hours maximum.
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: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2021
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