Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Evermore Gather Grow Lead Inc.
Address: 103-365 McGee Street
Winnipeg MB  R3G 3M5
Organizational Description: Vision Statement: Building Community through Children

Mission Statement: Evermore inspires children through quality recreational opportunities.

Evermore inspires children by:
-Providing a safe place where children feel a sense of belonging;
-Structuring opportunities for growth, skill development and creativity through mentally and physically stimulating activities;
-Being positive role models and practicing consistency and stability; and
-Creating opportunities to enrich the West Central Neighbourhood of Winnipeg

Core Values Statement: Evermore is committed to the following values that guide employee and volunteer behavior and Agency decisions and actions.

Valued and Honored
Committing the time to provide a safe, caring environment where everyone feels appreciated and respected

Inspire confidence and growth through Leadership

Stable and Consistent
Provide fun quality programming through reliable relationships and communication

Meaningful Relationships
Nurturing caring connections through trust and communication

Positive Growth
Develop skills by promoting creativity though trust and communication

Guiding Principles: The Evermore is committed to the following principles:
1. Providing equal opportunities for children ages 6 to 12 years with programming that is inclusive, non-discriminatory and non-judgmental;
2. Insuring safety for all involved in our organization;
3. Valuing the skill, passion and dedication of our Staff and External Talent;
4. Honoring our history by remaining rooted in the West Central Community of Winnipeg;
5. Providing a stable, consistent presence in the West Central Community while being open to partnerships that increase our capacity to provide quality, inspiring programming for children; and
6. Organizational growth and development that is sustainable and viable.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: ABOUT EVERMORE:
Evermore Gather Grow Lead Inc. is a nonprofit based in the west central area of Winnipeg comprised of the three inner-city neighbourhoods of Spence, St. Matthews and Daniel McIntyre. Founded in 1977 Evermore has been a stable and trusted presence in the west central community providing high quality recreational and developmental programming for area youth between the ages of 6 and 17.

The Board of Directors for Evermore Gather Grow Lead Inc. is comprised of community members and is collectively accountable to the organization along with community, funders, and stakeholders. The Board is accountable for Evermore's performance relating to its mission, objectives, and for the effective stewardship of finances, capital, and human resources.

The board directs, controls and inspires the organization through the careful establishment of broad written policies reflecting the board's values and perspectives.
To serve in Evermore's best interests, bringing informed decision-making and perspective by:
-Preparing for and participating in monthly Board meetings;
-Listening to the views of others, advocating one's own views, identifying common perspectives, and being open to compromise;
- Supporting governance decisions once they are made;
- Participating in review of the Evermore's Vision and Strategic Governance Plan;
- Willingness to engage in the practice of Policy Governance®;
- Ensure appropriate organizational performance through Outcomes, Executive Limitations, Governance Process and Board-Management Relationships;
- Abide by Evermore's Bylaws, Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and other policies that may apply to the Board;
- Participate in approving annual budget and monitoring financial performance of Evermore;
- Participate in evaluations of Executive Director;
- Assist with fundraising in support of Evermore.
Skills Required: Evermore is seeking candidates possessing personal or professional expertise in sectors of business, marketing, board governance, finance, and advocacy
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Members of Evermore's Board of Directors attend ten regular meetings per year (September to June), each lasting approximately two hours, and our Annual General Meeting held in May. Positions come with a two-year commitment and possible re-election after the first term. Support at special events and fundraising activities.
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:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2022
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