Board Member - The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg
Address: 276 Hugo Street North
Winnipeg MB  R3M 2N6
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Organizational Description: The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg ("The Home") has been part of Manitoba's historical tapestry for over 116 years (and counting) and we are most proud of and respected for our contributions made in the field of long-term care.

We are a fully accredited personal care "home" to 84 Residents dedicated to providing holistic care to each which contributes to their physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being. We provide:
-24-hour nursing and personal care with two visiting physicians
-Social work services
-Financial services
-Spiritual care (through the auspices of affiliated community churches/church leaders and volunteers)
-Ancillary health care including Foot Care and Dental Care
-Meals/snacks (all prepared/cooked onsite)
-Laundry services
-Special events for holiday and seasonal celebrations
-Therapeutic Recreational programs (including, at present, two-day a week music therapy programming)
-Hairdressing services
-Continual staff training and development
-Volunteer recruitment and involvement
-Quarterly Newsletter

Our Mission: "Proud to be the first care home in Manitoba, The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg is an innovative, caring, and compassionate community where generations meet."

Our Vision:
Lovingly Inclusive... Respecting Individuality... Compassionate Care...
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Convalescent Home of Winnipeg (TCHW), a non-profit, fully accredited personal care home in South Winnipeg, is seeking committed, visionary individuals who are interested in reimagining long-term care for Manitoba's older adults, as well as being part of a dedicated group working to achieve lofty goals of building new and/or repurposing old infrastructures to better serve the needs of our aging population.

If you wish to make a difference today by actively participating in helping to create the future of long-term care, we invite you to submit your current CV and Statement of Interest to reception@tchw.com.
Skills Required: Ideal candidates will possess the following accountabilities:
-Ability to attend regular Board meetings/committee meetings and remain with the Board for a minimum of a two-year term
-Passion for a reimagining the look and delivery of long-term care
-Interest and skill in contributing to the Board/TCHW in areas such as: governance and policy development; strategic planning; fundraising; community/political engagement; advocacy for older adults; actively support/promote inclusiveness for all and the creation of a welcoming/safe environment
-Willingness to research and develop fundraising, sponsorship and partnership opportunities as determined at the Board level for the ongoing development and expansion of TCHW.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Volunteer Board Members will gain experience in governance and policy development, fundraising, building of community and political relationships, advocacy, and the implementation of an inclusive, welcoming environment regardless of their role in the TCHW organization.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Advance notice is provided of all TCHW Board meetings and related engagements/events. -Board meetings (either in-person or virtually) are held in an evening timeframe. -Committee meetings may be held in a daytime timeslot, if convenient for participants. -Fundraising events may be scheduled for a weekend/evening timeslot.
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
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: reception@tchw.com
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2022
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