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Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 21, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
Location Thorold, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
Contact Information
[email protected]

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
  • Impartiality
  • 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:

[email protected]

Only those being considered will be contacted.

Nya;Weh, Miigwech, Marcee, Thank you

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