Volunteers for Circle of Directors

Volunteers for Circle of Directors

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 15, 2016
Type Full Time
Company Na-Me-Res
Location Toronto, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Na-Me-Res
Contact Information


Native Men’s Residence is currently seeking

Volunteers for our Circle of Directors.

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence)

Fosters and maintains a healthy sense of community, cooperation and self-worth through the promotion of traditional Native Culture and Values. We endeavour to build a strong foundation for our clients on their road to recovery and self-sufficiency.

The Circle is currently looking for representation and/or skills in the following areas:

  • Youth diversity
  • Traditional knowledge keepers
  • Financial Analysis
  • Corporate fundraising
  • Marketing, or
  • Strategic Planning

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing of the organizational development to strive for success;
  • Ensuring the organization delivers a variety of programs and services;
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation, organization bylaws, and our strategic plan;
  • Input on Na-Me Res programs such as – 70 bed men’s shelter, – outreach services – housing and aftercare support and Sagatay.
  • Attend & participate in Circle meetings once a month, and participate in at least 1-2 committees of the Circle.

Na-Me-Res looks for the following qualities in all of its circle members:

  • Understanding of Toronto’s Aboriginal community and its needs;
  • Awareness of homeless issues, particularly as they apply to Aboriginal people and/ marginalized communities;
  • Willingness to commit time for board meetings, committee meetings, planning sessions & special events.
  • Familiarity with board procedures and non-profit management.
  • Knowledge of an Aboriginal language and/or traditional cultures is considered an asset.

 Interested Applicants please send Resume and statement of interest to Circle of Directors at

tmigwansodjig@nameres.org  Miigwetch,
Deadline January 30, 2017 @ 4pm

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