The Manitoba School Boards Association provides services to member boards through its three departments. The responsibilities of each of these departments is described below.
The Administration Department is responsible for the general administration of the association, and for ensuring the implementation of the policies and instructions of the provincial executive. This department provides support services to the executive and many of the association's committees, and share advocacy responsibilities with member services. It also carries out the accounting functions of the association.
The Member Services Department includes risk management, communications and education services. Manitoba Schools Insurance, provincial Safe Grad and TADD programs, the association's trustee education program, publications and advocacy are among the specific services and resources generated by the member services department.
The Labour Relations Department is responsible for providing labour relations and personnel services to member school boards in the capacity of advisor, coordinator, and agent. This department assists member boards in the maintenance of good employer-employee relationships through the establishment of fair and reasonable salaries, benefits and working conditions.