Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Board Members

We are currently accepting applications from passionate and dedicated community-minded women who are interested in serving on our Board of Directors. In particular, we are looking for skill sets such as human resources, non-profit board governance, fundraising, accounting, grant writing, and advocacy.

Responsibilities of the Board of Directors:

  • Commitment to the advancement of TWRC’s mission, vision, and values;
  • Ensure that adequate funding is available for meeting the functions of TWRC;
  • Review and development of organizational policies;
  • Oversight of budget, financials, strategic planning, personnel, governance, and fund development;
  • Act as an ambassador on behalf of the Women’s Resource Centre.

Qualifications:

  • Related education, experience, training, and/or a combination of the above;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
  • Specific knowledge or interest in one or more of the following areas:
    • Non-profit sector dedicated to supporting community needs of women and families
    • Family violence and/or sexual assault service provision
    • Fundraising or grant writing
    • Human Resources
    • Finances/Accounting

Commitment:

  • 2-year term;
  • Attend 10 board meetings per year (fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:15pm)
  • Join one working Board committee (e.g. fundraising, personnel, finance, events, governance)
  • Attend and participate in Strategic Planning and Board Development workshops (approximately four times per year)

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a CV or application by January 4, 2020 to director@thewomenscentrebrandon.com. We thank all candidates in advance for their interest. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Board Member Application Form