Board Secretary

Organization Details
Organization Name: Edge Skills Centre, Inc.
Address: 533 St. Anne's Road
Winnipeg MB  R2M 3E8
Organizational Description: EDGE Skills Centre Inc. is dedicated to serving the employment and educational needs of adults in Winnipeg. Our full service, community-based programs (Employment, Literacy, EAL) help our clients improve their quality of life through ongoing support and referrals to other service agencies.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5069
Description of Duties:

EDGE Skills Centre is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that has been providing English language, adult education, and career services to Winnipeg and St. Vital for over 34 years.

EDGE Skills Centre is looking for Volunteer Board Members, including the position of Board Secretary.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Secretary will work closely with the Chair of the Board in the planning of board of directors meetings. The secretary of the board shall be responsible for ensuring:

The creation and timely distribution of agenda for Board meetings

The accurate recording and distribution of the minutes of Board of Directors meetings. The minutes should reflect that the format and level of detail that the Board has determined.

The creation and maintenance of an up-to-date board planning calendar outlining matters to be on the board's agenda over the course of a year.

Maintenance of a full contact list of board members including board member appointment dates, term of appointments and board member bios.

Skills Required:

  • Administrative Support

  • Collaboration

  • Calendaring

  • Scheduling

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Experience with virtual platforms like Zoom and MS Teams

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Experience working in an educational setting or with an immigrant serving organization will be an asset.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

EDGE Skills has 8 - 1 hour meetings a year, September to November, January to March and May & June

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- St. Vital
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2024
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