Member of the Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network
Address: 397 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2K9
Website: http://www.mosaicnet.ca
Organizational Description: Mosaic - Newcomer Family Resource Network is a non-profit organization that provides immigrant parents and primary caregivers the opportunity to develop additional language skills and build the confidence and independence needed to participate actively in community life, while providing their pre-school aged children with quality care. Mosaic offers several ESL classes with on-site childcare in various Winnipeg neighbourhoods. In addition, Mosaic offers parenting programs facilitated by trained and mentored newcomers, in several Winnipeg community locations.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Mosaic Board of Directors has the responsibility for general supervision of the affairs of the organization, in an advisory capacity, as specified in the bylaws.

Specifically the Board is responsible for:

- Working with the Senior Management team to develop a long-range strategic plan for the organization
- Overseeing the Executive Director, including hiring, termination, performance evaluations and overall suitability for the management of the organization
- Ensuring that the organization is carrying out its purpose as stated in the bylaws
- Monitoring the Organization's financial health and investments
- Providing professional assistance as required by the organization determined either by Board decision, or Executive Director request

Position Description - Member at Large
General Responsibilities

To ensure the Board achieves the goals it establishes each year
Qualifications
- Commitment to the Organization and its purpose
- Ability to listen to all sides with an open mind when making decisions
- Lived experience as a newcomer to Canada, connection to a racialized community, lived experience as a child of an immigrant family.
- We are particularly in need of board members who have the following professional experience: Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, Early Childhood Development, English as an Additional Language Training, Policy Analysis, Employment Law.

Specific Responsibilities
- Ensure that the Board develops objectives and a strategic plan of action and information is reported back to the board
- Attend board and general meetings

Time Required
- 7-10 Board meetings per year including Strategic

Planning session
- Committee meetings as require
- 1 AGM annually

Length of Commitment
3 year commitment.

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter expressing your interest in joining the Mosaic board of directors to:

Val Cavers
Executive Director
vcavers@mosaicnet.ca
Skills Required: We are particularly in need of board members who have the following professional experience: Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, Early Childhood Development, English as an Additional Language Training, Policy Analysis, Employment Law
Skills Gained/Related Careers: We are particularly in need of board members who have the following professional experience: Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, Early Childhood Development, English as an Additional Language Training, Policy Analysis, Employment Law
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? 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
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: vcavers@mosaicnet.ca
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2022
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