Board Member: Prairie Places Inc.

Organization Details
Organization Name: Prairie Places Inc.
Address: 620-1445 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg MB  R3G 3P4
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Organizational Description: Prairie Places Inc. is committed to supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities to live as independently as possible in homes that respect their unique needs and strengths and thereby encourage their successful participation in the greater community.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Prairie Places Board meets monthly, early evening, from September to June. We create policy for the organization, keep in communication with he day to day work of the agency through the executive director and monitor its financial status. Email communication is used as necessary.
Skills Required: People skills such as listening and communication are an asset. Management, financial or legal experience is an asset. A positive attitude towards and acceptance of individuals with disabilities is essential. Respect for established channels of decision making is necessary.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Meeting management; networking within the community; enhancement of knowledge and awareness of the challenges of individuals with special needs; personal satisfaction and the knowledge of having contributed positively the the greater good of the Winnipeg community.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Prairie Places Inc. Board meets once a month from September to June.
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: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: ppi@mymts.net
Phone: 204-783-8682
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2022
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