As of August 2016, Yvonne Block joined Mondetta Charity Foundation as the Executive Director! Yvonne has developed a strong connection to East Africa through volunteer work as well as employment with newcomer Canadians from the countries of East Africa.
Yvonne’s training, education, volunteer and work experience has been in the areas of political science, theology, spirituality, mental health and leadership. She has always had an openness and passionate interest in a diversity of cultures, religions and belief systems. She has a strong commitment to the principles of community development and community mobilization. With this comes a strong commitment to listening, conversation, understanding, and the empowerment and capacity building of those we work to support. She worked in senior leadership positions within the non-profit sector, with government as well as the CEO of a crown agency of the Province before joining Mondetta Charity Foundation.
Yvonne also currently serves on the Board of Artbeat Studio Inc, Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network and the Manitoba Multi-faith Council’s Spirituality Committee.