Board Member, one year term, renewable.

Organization Details
Organization Name: Lung Association, Manitoba
Address: Room 204
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1M5
Organizational Description: Our primary belief is that no one should have to struggle to breathe.

Integrity - We maintain the highest possible standards of ethics and professionalism in all that we do.

Transparency - We are open and accountable for our actions.

Respect - We respect our clients, volunteers, donors and staff without discrimination and protect their privacy.

Innovation - Ongoing research and knowledge translation are essential to help us achieve our mission.

Excellence - Our programs follow best practices for lung health and have the highest possible impact on Manitobans.

Empowerment - We equip Manitobans to take care of their lung health.

Teamwork - We value and actively pursue collaboration and cooperation with provincial and national staff, volunteers and other partners and stakeholders.

Stewardship - We uphold the principles of due diligence in the management of our assets and raise funds only from legitimate sources that align with our mission.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4276
Description of Duties:

The job of the Board is to lead the organization toward the desired performance and ensure that that performance occurs. The Board's specific contributions are unique to its trusteeship role and necessary for proper governance and management.

Board members willingly contribute their expertise to further the mission of our organization.

Attend and actively participate in Board meetings and participate in the activities of at least one Board committee. Board members are also required to read and respond to all correspondence and read Board pre-meeting materials and come to meetings prepared to discuss any issues at hand.

Skills Required:

Background in one or more of the following areas:
Human Resources
Fund Raising

Young adult perspective

Patient perspective

Caregiver perspective

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Policy Governance
Governance of a non-profit, charity organization
Community building
Donor Stewardship
Fund Raising

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Board members are expected to attend 2 hour meetings monthly, except July and August. The board meets alternate months with committees. Board members are expected to be on a least one committee. There is occasional ad-hoc work between meetings.

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: Jun 1, 2024
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