The Noojmowin Teg Health Centre Board of Directors seeks applications to fill one Board vacancy specific to First Nation/Indigenous members living off-reserve. Noojmowin Teg is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals who provide community-based, integrated, and on- and off -site services including: primary care; allied health; mental health; traditional; and health promotion; to the seven First Nation and off-reserve Anishinabek populations living within the Manitoulin Island District. The Board oversees the direction and accountability of the organization.
The successful candidate will have: health related work and/or volunteer experience, an understanding of the protocols and traditional ways of the Anishinabek; live off-reserve within the Manitoulin Island District, a clear Criminal Records Check; and a commitment to the mission and values of the Organization. Previous familiarity with funding and reporting requirements and experience in reviewing budgets is an asset. Applicants of First Nation and/or Indigenous ancestry will be prioritized.
The length of each term is four (4) years. The successful applicant must commit to attending monthly regularly scheduled board meetings, and other special meetings (annual general meeting, strategic planning, etc.) throughout the year, participating in up to 15-16 meetings per year.
The successful board candidate will be provided with an orientation and ongoing professional development to ensure his/her success as a fully informed and participating member of the Board.
Pre-requisites: Please submit the following:
- Cover Letter (outlining reasons for your interest, and what strengths you bring to the board)
- Resume or Description of experiences relevant to the position
- Three (3) relevant references with contact information
- Current and clear Criminal Reference Check
Send "Confidential" to
Attn: Linda Debassige
Board Chair c/a Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Hwy 540, 48 Hillside Rd.,
Postal Bag 2002
Little Current, ON P0P1K0
Ph.: 705-368-2182 ext. 204
Or email: email@example.com
Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021
Miigwetch/Thank you to those who express interest and submit an application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.