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Skills & Qualifications

TREASURER Approximate hours = 4 to 6 hours a month 

Financial, accounting, budgeting, and fundraising non-profit experience.

  • The Treasurer shall be responsible for the safeguarding of all funds received by FH and for their proper disbursement.  Such funds shall be kept on deposit in financial institutions or invested in a manner approved by the Board of Directors. 

  • He/She is the steward of FH’s fiscal and risk management policies and procedures, Internal Control Policies (Bookkeeping controls), secure financial records and data, and overseeing the Financial Bookkeeper’s work.

  • Review the monthly financial report prepared by Financial Bookkeeper and present the report to the Board. 

  • Oversee the annual auditing process and preparation of annual financial reports.

  • Review the Annual Financial Statement submitted by the Financial Bookkeeper, submit to the Board of Directors and once approved, submit and present financial reports at the AGM.

  • Assist the FH Director and Committee Chairs in developing a yearly budget. 

  • Perform such other tasks as may be assigned by the Board Chair. 

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SECRETARYApproximate hours = 8 to 10 hours a month 

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), ability to interact with the board and committee members and staff, ability to meet deadlines, detail-oriented, good computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office), non-profit experience an asset.

  • Review and maintain Future Hope By-Laws and Policies.   

  • Refer to By-Laws and Operational Manuals to assist the Board of Directors to adhere to policies. 

  • Prepare and maintain Board, Committee, Special meetings, and AGM meeting minutes.

  • Board Relations – Conduct role call and maintain attendance records.

  • Perform such other tasks as may be assigned by the Board Chair.

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FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE / EVENTS Approximate hours = 10 to 12 hours a month 

We are looking for members to join us on the fundraising committee or organize/host a fundraising event with family and friends.

Have you got the following skills & experience? 

  • A professional and friendly telephone manner;

  • Good written and verbal communication skills;

  • Ability to work on own initiative;

  • Previous fundraising experience would be an asset;

  • Commitment to working in compliance with policies and procedures.

 

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QUIXOTE HOUSE PROGRAM Approximate hours = 15 to 20 hours a month 

Grocery Shopper - Task Summary
Volunteer shoppers would be expected to shop for staple grocery items for our men’s residence. This would require shopping twice a week. Volunteers would discuss the week’s menu with the men and make a list of essential items which they then shop for and purchase on behalf of the home. Volunteer shoppers must work within a budget amount, be frugal, look for sales, project future buying (special annual events i.e., Christmas) & projected usage for the home (personal items i.e., Kleenex, bathroom tissue, etc.). Shopper needs to keep track of inventory and provide receipts for all weekly purchases. Each shop would include the shopping for groceries, delivery of the groceries, unpacking, and putting away in the home. Proper hand sanitizing and health and safety must adhere to each time when entering & exiting the home and while shopping. This position requires a weekly commitment.  The shopper will be responsible and therefore needs to be trustworthy with money or credit card and submit all receipts for purchases.   


• Must have own vehicle.
• Provide satisfactory references.
• Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Must have a flexible schedule and be able to coordinate shopping, grocery drop off and placement within the home.
• Must be a reliable self-starter who prefers minimal supervision.
• Must be non-judgmental and respectful of clientele and maintain the confidentiality of residents and organization.
• A strong sense of health and safety protocols is an asset.
• Volunteer must be in a good health and be able to manage stairs.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide availability to meet with residents, map out the week’s menu, and ensure shopping a minimum of once a week and a maximum of twice a week.
• Coordinate shopping and drop-off schedule the same day.
• Collect and submit receipts for each grocery order, one copy for the client, and one
for self to help with review and alignment of monthly expenses and budget.
• Maintain and submit a monthly log of the dates and the number of hours spent
volunteering.
• Adhere to health and safety practices outlined by the province, or the City of Winnipeg, and the organization.

Inform the Director immediately if:

  • Unable to shop any longer, for a short period of time or requesting vacation time.

  • If you no longer wish to volunteer.

  • If going to be away for an extended period of time.

  • If displaying unwell symptoms.

  • If there is an incident (any odd or unusual events occur) and fill out a written   

        incident report to be submitted within 24 hours.

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What Future Hope will expect from you?

  • Commit to volunteering with us for at least 6 months;

  • Perform your volunteering role to the best of your ability;

  • Maintain the confidential information of the organization and of its users;

  • Read and comply with Future Hope's policies, procedures, and guidelines;

  • Attend any training relevant to your duties;

  • Act in a professional way whenever you represent Future Hope;

  • Raise any concerns at the earliest opportunity;

  • Give us as much notice as possible should you be unable to attend or carry out your volunteer role with us anymore.

What will you gain in return?

  • Induction, training, support, and supervision;

  • The opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people;

  • The satisfaction that you are making a real and lasting difference in the lives of men re-entering the community

  • Getting invaluable work experience;

  • Developing new skills and putting existing skills to good use;

  • Job references for you after six months volunteering with us;

  • Volunteering in an organization that has 20 years of experience

 

If you have an interest in the above positions, please send a resume and cover letter indicating which position is of interest: contact@futurehope.ca