Board Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Theatre for Young People
Address: 2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg MB  R3C 4X1
Organizational Description: Manitoba Theatre for Young People has been creating and presenting professional theatre productions for children and families since 1982. Under the Artistic Direction of Pablo Felices-Luna, MTYP's home at the Forks in Winnipeg is a 28,000 square foot performance facility featuring a theatre, classroom studios, and shops.

In addition to its mainstage season and touring activities, MTYP plays a key role in the development and delivery of theatre-in-education programs that concentrate on using theatre as an educational tool to illustrate and express ideas about social issues. MTYP operates a Theatre School where over 1,500 children and teens learn the art and craft of theatre and related disciplines, and Native Youth Theatre, which offers free classes in theatre and related disciplines to Winnipeg's Indigenous youth.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: MTYP is seeking Board members for the term commencing November 2022, with skill sets to bring leadership and passion for our mission.

An MTYP Board Director is a volunteer role and includes a commitment of approximately 5 hours per month. As a Director, you will be asked to attend the monthly Board meeting, which currently takes place the last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm, and serve on one (or more) Board Committee (Finance, Governance, Human Resources, Development).

New board members will receive orientation, and ongoing training and development assistance is available to all Board members.
Skills Required: Nominees should have demonstrated leadership experience and excellence in their own field, while being enthusiastic about supporting MTYP and its future. The Board is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and considers nominations from under-represented groups an asset. Priority will also be given to those demonstrating expertise in the public education system (K - 12), accounting, legal, facilities management/construction, and government relations.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
An MTYP Board Director is a volunteer role and includes a commitment of approximately 5 hours per month. Meetings are typically scheduled Mon-Fri between the hours of 9 am and 7 pm; occasional weekend may be required for attendance at events/shows.
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2022