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
Somerset West Community Health Centre is looking for passionate and dedicated members of our community 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.
Our Centre values the diversity of individuals on our board and in our programs and services. We welcome and encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and racialized communities, Two-Spirit, nonbinary, LGBTQ+ people; people with disabilities; and members of other equity deserving communities.
We are looking for candidates with the following skills or experience:
Communications and Media Relations
Health System Planning
Resident of the SWCHC service area
To apply, please
Complete an online application form below and send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Submit a short statement/letter outlining why you would be interested in becoming a member of the board by email to email@example.com
Applicants are encouraged to share accessibility needs in the application process, and every attempt will be made to accommodate them
Individuals interested in joining the Board of Directors are encouraged to express their interest by June 9, 2023. Members will be voted onto the Board on September 20th, at the Centre's AGM.