The Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle (IDHC) seeks Board members.
Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care for the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of Diabetes in Indigenous communities in Ontario.
The seven-member IDHC Board is an oversight body working on behalf of this non-profit organization responsible for organizational governance. The Board is committed to providing a leadership role to ensure Indigenous clients/communities receive high quality services from the agency.
To achieve its objectives, the IDHC works closely with clients, front line workers, community organizations, and government and a wide range of interested stakeholders.
The Board representative may possess all or some of the following personal qualities, skills and experience:
Proven leadership skills
Passion for improving health outcomes for Indigenous peoples
Capability in Health Policy, Planning & Delivery to promote Indigenous well being
Background in Non-Profit Governance
Tact and diplomacy
Pass criminal record check
Preference given to candidates with Indigenous ancestry.
The Board meets face-to-face four times a year and by conference call as needed. Meeting expenses are paid.
This is a volunteer position.
Seats on the Board are elected for a three (3) year term by a majority of the votes cast at an Annual Meeting of the Members.
Positions on the Executive Committee, should the board member be voted in as such, are for one-two year term.
Participation of various committees may be an expectation.
Location: Meeting locations will alternate at the request of the Board. IDHC head office is located in Thorold, ON
Deadline for applications: February 21, 2020
Interested candidates must submit their letter of intent, resume and any questions they may have for response to: