Governing our organization is one of the most critical roles someone can play at KIDS Initiative Inc. That is why we recruit people with a variety of skills for board positions. Board Members are expected to attend and actively participate in board meetings (8-10 per year), and occasional special meetings and planning sessions. In addition, Board Members monitor the strategic plan and annual budget, assist in fundraising events and help make decisions that guide the organization’s progress.
Educational Outreach Committee
The role of the Educational Outreach Committee is to develop, maintain, and execute on educational programs to assist in the overall learning of sustainable development within our local Manitoban schools, universities, and community groups.
Event Planning & Fund Development Committee
The role of the Event Planning & Fund Development Committee is to develop fund development programs such as major gifts, tribute, bequests, etc., and to host the KIDS Initiative annual event, recruit and help coordinate 3rd party events supporting the organization, building on fundraising campaigns.
Donor & Volunteer Management and Stewardship
The role of the Donor & Volunteer Management and Stewardship Committee is focused on effectively managing all donor information, developing a better streamline method in consistent communication with our donors, and upholding a professional level of stewardship for all stakeholders/ donors. It is also meant to ensure that our organization is always staffed with the best and most dependable individuals and that volunteers feel valued and are correctly utilized for the fulfillment of our mission.
Grant Writing & Program Evaluation Comittee
The role of the Grant Writing & Program Evaluation Committee is to perform research to determine potential funding sources, apply for grants, manage expectations and reporting required through funders, develop, and maintain program evaluation structure and needs.
Marketing & Communications Committee
The role of the Marketing & Communications Committee is to help in marketing any/all programs and events, maintaining our organization’s brand guidelines through various platforms and documents, as well as communicating proactively to our donors, volunteers, stakeholders, programs, and the overall community.
Interested in one of our committees? We are currently recruiting for a variety of new and established roles!