Career Trek Board of Directors - Accounting, Financial Management

Organization Details
Organization Name: Career Trek
Address: 35 King Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1H4
Organizational Description: Career Trek is a registered charity that helps young people discover the importance of education and career development. Career-oriented programming, complete with hands-on activities, ignites participants' passion for learning. Career Trek inspires young people to recognize their own potential.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5352
Description of Duties:

Type: Volunteer, part-time (10 to 15 hours a month)
Start Date: November 2024
Reports To: Chair of the Board
Skill Set Required: Accounting, Financial Management

Executive Summary
If you like the idea of empowering young people in Manitoba to succeed, then volunteering with Career Trek's Board of Directors is the place for you! Every year, Career Trek supports hundreds of children and youth in Winnipeg, Brandon and Thompson get a head start on their journey to career. Using an experiential delivery model, participants gain a greater understanding of jobs across a number of sectors, learn new skills, meet new people and come away with a new awareness that gives them the confidence to make informed decisions about their future.

Career Trek is currently seeking an Accountant to join its Board of Directors. We are looking for someone who has previous experience sitting on a Not-for-Profit Board; who will ensure compliance and provide oversight to the reporting and management of the organization's finances; who will work to ensure the organization has systems in place to mitigate risk as it pertains to its finances; and who will provide support, guidance and mentorship to Career Trek's Director, Finance & Operations.

In general, all Board members will use their knowledge and work experience to provide direction in areas such as strategic planning, fundraising, policy development, governance, financial management, and business development.
Career Trek's Board of Directors is a Governance Board and is responsible for ensuring that Career Trek meets all of its obligations and is run effectively and efficiently. The Board meets six times per year holding its AGM in November.

How to Apply

If you have experience in any of the areas listed above combined with an openness and willingness to share your expertise, please forward a detailed cover letter highlighting your experience along with your resume to Careers at: by Wednesday, July 31st, 2024 . Please include Board of Directors in the subject line.

For More Information about Career Trek please visit our website at: or find us on Instagram, Facebook, and Linked In.

Skills Required:

Who Are We Looking For?

We are looking for individuals to sit on the Board of Directors and who will be committed to Career Trek's mission, vision and goals. We need a strong and effective Board to realize our potential, and we rely on our Board Members to be active advocates for the organization and the people that we serve.
Career Trek is committed to equity practices that achieves an organization that is reflective of the community at large and the participants it supports through its programming. We encourage applicants to confidentially self-identify as Indigenous, Black, a Member of a Racialized Community, a Person with a Disability, Two-Spirited and Gender Diverse Peoples.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

Career Trek honours and is grateful for the opportunity to do its work on Lands in Treaty 1, Treaty 2, Treaty 5 and the Homeland of the Red River Metis

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Downtown
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2024


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