Board Member Volunteer Hearthstone

Organization Details
Organization Name: Hearthstone Community Group
Address: 209 Superior Avenue
Selkirk MB  R1A 0Z7
Website: www.hearthstone-community-group.ca
Organizational Description: We are a charity and non-profit that provides Community Living and Day Programs for Intellectually Challenged Youth and Adults in the Selkirk Area. We are Imagine Canada Accredited and Gentle Teaching International Accredited
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Hearthstone is a non-profit that provides Community Living and Programs to persons with intellectual disabilities in the Selkirk Area since 1992.
Hearthstone is Certified by Imagine Canada (for meeting high standards for Board governance)
Hearthstone is certified by Gentle Teaching International

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Member, Hearthstone Community Group, Board of Directors

AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY:
The Board of Directors is the legal authority for Hearthstone Community Group. As a member of the Board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the Hearthstone Community Group.

TERM: As per bylaws

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
To serve the board as a voting member; to develop policies, procedures and regulations for the operation of Hearthstone Community Group in compliance with the Corporations Act and the articles and by-laws of the organization; to monitor finances of the organization, its programs and performance; to act honestly and in good faith; to exercise the care, diligence and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Leadership and management responsibilities:
- Review and approve the monthly financial statements
- Evaluate the board's effectiveness annually
- Maintain and up-date long range business plans
- Actively participate in discussions and organizational decision making by sharing your opinions, knowledge and expertise
- Be prepared to assume a leadership role

Organizational Responsibilities
- Attend Board meetings with acceptable frequency - as per the by-laws
- Serve as a member of a standing committee as needed
- Attend standing committee meetings as required
- Be well informed on issues and agenda items in advance of meetings by reading meeting package material and by seeking additional information to aid in constructive discussion
- Participate as an ad-hoc committee member if appointed
- Attend and participate in recognized public relations/fund raising events as needed
Skills Required: SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Ability to focus time and talent on important work that supports the organization
- Ability to value the diversity and strengths of all board members
- Willingness to develop knowledge and skills necessary for the effective governance of the organization
- Ability to promote positive working relationships among board members
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Government, Social Services, Healthcare, Accounting, Human Resources
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
TIME COMMITMENT - The Board meets approximately 10 times a year for 3-4 hours at times convenient for all the Board Members
Location of volunteer opportunity: Interlake
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
mileage, expenses, food
How to Apply: Email: lori.zdebiak@hearthstonecg.ca
Phone: 204-461-1816
Closing Date: Feb 2, 2023
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