Board of Directors Member
Volunteer Types: Governance (Boards, Committees)
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
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About Us:
Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC) is a non-profit, community-governed organization that provides a range of primary health care and social services. Its mission is to support people and communities to enjoy the best possible health and well-being. This is done by providing primary health care and social services, and promoting access to the social conditions that influence health, such as housing, food security, employment and civic engagement.

Board of Directors:
SWCHC is looking for passionate and dedicated strategic thinkers to join our volunteer Board of Directors. Board members must be willing to attend a monthly Board meeting, and participate on one Committee. The Centre can provide assistance with child care for meetings, and for transportation for meetings when in-person meetings resume, if necessary. Currently, all board and committee meetings are being held virtually.

While we invite all interested candidates to apply, to ensure the best possible decision-making environment, importance will be given to the diversity of board members in areas such as ethnicity, race, culture, gender, age, and areas of expertise and experience. In particular, we are looking for candidates with the following skills or experience:
-Lived experience of poverty
-Resident of the SWCHC service area

To apply, please:
Submit a short statement/letter outlining why you would be interested in becoming a member of the board or visit the SWCHC website to complete an online application

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Opportunity to give back to the community. Opportunity to share and build skills. Opportunity for professional development and to develop networks.
Volunteer location:
55 Eccles Street


Natalie Eedson
@Somerset West Community Health Centre
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Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)

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