VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Seeking:

 

Community Representative

Board of Directors

 

 

De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre is accepting applications for a community representative from the Hamilton, Brantford and Niagara areas for the Board of Directors.

 

The organization is seeking applicants from Aboriginal persons, including representatives of Aboriginal Youth and Elders; or persons with a demonstrated and meaningful interest in Aboriginal health issues. The Board is seeking members who may have particular skills and experiences that can complement those of current board members, specifically in the fields of finance management and/or accounting.

 

Established in 1998, De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre as a non-profit organization, is an Aboriginal designed and controlled body dedicated to improving the wellness of Aboriginal individuals and of the Aboriginal community by providing services which respect people as individuals with a distinctive cultural identity and distinctive values and beliefs.

 

To promote Aboriginal wholistic preventative and primary care services that includes Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Certified Diabetes Educators, Foot Care Nurses, Mental Health and Diabetes Management, with a particular emphasis on traditional health and healing; health research and health information; and capacity building with public education.

 

The Board of Directors meets monthly (except July, August and December ) for approximately 2.5 hours, currently the meetings are held on the last Monday of each month.

 

Applications must include a cover letter, recent CV and references. Please apply via e-mail in confidence by midnight Friday, September 08, 2017

Our Mission:

To improve the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals, families and communities through wholistic approaches that harmonize Indigenous, traditional and western health care which respects people with a distinctive cultural identity, values, and beliefs.

The Health Centre focuses on culturally appropriate wholistic preventive and primary health care that includes Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Traditional Healing and other primary health services — Mental Health Support as well as community health supports — Advocacy, Outreach and Health Promotion and Education Services.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS

Please express your interest to:

Laura Workman

Executive Assistant

678 Main Street East

Hamilton, ON   L8M 1K2

 

lworkman@dahac.ca

 

Deadline:

Fri. Jan 6, 2017

by 11:59 pm