Board of Directors Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Regenesis Centre for Recovery, Inc.
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://regenesisrecovery.com
Organizational Description: Regenesis Centre for Recovery (RCR) is a startup not-for-profit organization in Winnipeg currently fundraising toward opening a new addictions recovery centre. RCR's mission is to acknowledge the role of oppression based on identity and its effect on addiction and mental health. By increasing accessibility of trauma-informed care through evidence-based practice, we aim to cater our program to those who have historically been underserved in these areas of healthcare. Our mandate is to cultivate a life-long relationship of positive support and community involvement with each of our clients.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Attending approximately 1-3 monthly meetings (some via zoom) to work as part of a lively team in developing an up-and-coming nonprofit focusing on a new approach to addictions recovery. Fundraising will be a large part of the role, and each board member can join the sub-committees for which they feel passionate.
Skills Required: Who you are:

A member of one or more of the following communities:
- The 2SLGBTQ+ community
- The BIPOC community
- The disabled community
- Someone who has personally lived with addiction, has/had a loved one who lives/lived with addiction, works in the addictions & mental health field or has significant relevant experience
- Women or non-binary/GNC individuals
- Any other community considered to be a visible minority
- Passionate about improving the lives of people living with addiction regardless of their background
- Excited to be part of an up and coming nonprofit organization
- Someone with excellent communication skills and enjoys working as part of a team
- Someone who has an understanding of intersectionality and addictions %u2800
- Someone who has an understanding about Indigenous traditions and the history of colonialism of Turtle Island

These are some qualities we're looking for:
Community-first thinkers
Experienced grant application writers
Social media savants
Savvy fundraisers
Organized beings
Dependable souls
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This position would be especially relevant to anyone who works in the mental health and addictions field, or anyone who has a vested personal interest in eradicating the addictions epidemic we're facing.

We are looking for professionals of all kinds to help with the following projects:
- Fundraising
- Policy & Procedure Development
- Grant Writing
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Board members can expect to commit approximately 3 hours per week to RCR.
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: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: cfoster@regenesisrecovery.com
Closing Date: Mar 1, 2023
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