Board of Directors

Organization Details
Organization Name: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Westman
Address: 339 12th Street, Brandon MB
Winnipeg MB  R2G 0Y5
Organizational Description: Providing mentors to young people who need structure, support, guidance and someone to look up to
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Assume leadership role as required (i.e. chair of a committee)
Establish policies that guide the organization in achieving its mandate
Contribute to the process of establishing strategic direction for the agency
Employ the Executive Director and approve his/her employment contract
Support and participate in evaluating the Executive Director annually
Ensure fiscal stability and financial accountability
Attend and be prepared for Board and other meetings as required
Actively contribute to the functioning of the Board and its sub-committees
Be informed about agency programs and policies
Participate in the evaluation process established by the Board
Ensure that the agency adheres to the National Standards as set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada
Review the Board's structure, approve changes and prepare necessary bylaw amendments
Approve agency budget
Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the Board, committees, staff and community to enhance the agency missions
Assist in the recruitment of new Board members
Skills Required: Determining policies and procedures
Monitoring organizational performance to achieve the mission of the agency.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Annual events
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-727-1787
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2022
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