Seeking new board members

Organization Details
Organization Name: West Central Women's Resource Centre
Address: 640 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3G 0A7
Organizational Description: The West Central Women's Resource Centre exists to empower women to help themselves, their families, and their community to safer, healthier lifestyles. Our home is the diverse West Central neighbourhood of Winnipeg.
Our shared vision is for a healthy, sustainable, equitable, just, and peaceful community where women's knowledge and experience is valued and respected. Our vision includes women having hope and strength while living out equal social, economic, and political rights.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: We currently have a strong engaged board with a range of experience and perspectives. We want to continue to grow as the centre continues to grow.

Board members are expected to participate regularly in one board meeting per month and to sit on at least one board committee. There may also be work required occasionally between board meetings. The total time commitment averages between 5-10 hours per month.

We strive to remove barriers to participation. This includes support for transportation, childcare, accessibility (including internet connection, for example, for online meetings) or other needs.
Skills Required: We are currently looking for board members (including women, nonbinary 2SLGBTQ+) with some experience in one or more of these areas:
- Governance,
- Human resources
- Property management, housing

In addition, we are looking for board members who bring lived experience to the table, and represent diverse perspectives.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Gain skills, knowledge and experience in various areas of board service. Possibilities include finance, governance, perspectives on nonprofits serving community, and valuable connections to others in various service and professional fields.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
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: Requires child minding
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Child minding
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-391-1653
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
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