Community Engagement Committee Chair

Organization Details
Organization Name: Variety, the Children's Charity
Address: 440a Don Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0S4
Website: http://www.varietymanitoba.com
Organizational Description: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba steps in where government, healthcare and other funding ends to provide life-saving, life-changing and life-enriching equipment, supplies and services to children in Manitoba living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -Is either a current member of the Board of Directors of Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba or would be prepared to become one by accepting the role.
-Is elected to the Community Engagement Committee Chair role annually by the Board at the Annual General meeting.
-Chairs quarterly meetings of the committee.
-Ensures that committee members have the information needed to do their jobs.
-Oversees the logistics of committee's operations.
-Provides written/oral reports to the board on committee's activities, discussions and recommendations at Board of Directors' meetings.
-Works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other staff as agreed to by the CEO,
-Initiates and leads the committee's annual evaluation.
Skills Required: You are a community-minded leader who strongly believes in the concept of creating a world where all children play, learn, and live together, and are provided equal opportunity to do so. You enjoy organizing, supporting, and attending events and fundraisers. You are passionate about fundraising and/or making a difference for children. You value collaboration, compassion, empowerment, and inclusion. You believe in the importance of promoting Variety to a new, diverse audience with a simplified, unified voice. You have a skillset or community connections that will assist us in helping the community we support.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -Understanding of non-profit/charitable organization and how they operate.
-Proven sales and marketing professional who Is still actively engaged in their industry.
-Proven leader.
-Amazing networking skills.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
-1 hour a month to organize and prepare for upcoming Board Meeting, -1.5 hours a month for Board Meeting, -1 hour a quarter to attend select committee meeting, -Committee work as required, -Attend Variety events such as Gold Heart Gala
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
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: Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jliba@varietymanitoba.com
Closing Date: Oct 30, 2022
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