Board of Directors – Call for Nominations

The Carlington Community Health Centre (CCHC) provides a wide range of health, social and community services. CCHC focuses on the broad determinants of health, including primary health care and social factors that influence the health of individuals, families and communities. CCHC employs a Model of Health and Wellbeing and is one of six community health centres in Ottawa, located within the Champlain LHIN (Local Health Integrated Network).

Over the next two years, CCHC will be undergoing changes in order to grow and improve our services. Our new primary care clinic will be completed on the ground floor of the building shared with Ottawa Community Housing and the main building will be renovated to make current programs better.

CCHC is seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join its volunteer Board of Directors. The ideal board member will have:

  • A commitment to Carlington’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Strong communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work in a team
  • The ability to commit the time required (8-10 hours per month September to June inclusive, plus a Saturday in October for an all-day board retreat).

CCHC is particularly interested in candidates with skills, knowledge and experience in some of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Health Care &/or Social Services
  • Local business community
  • Strategic Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Community Engagement
  • Legal
  • Previous experience with a non-profit Board or community group is an asset

The working language of the Centre is English. All Board and committee meetings are conducted in English. The Centre can provide assistance with child care and transportation for meetings, if necessary.

While we invite all interested candidates, the mandate of CCHC requires us to maintain a percentage of board members who live within the Centre’s service area, which is: Woodroffe Avenue to the west; Island Park Drive to the east; the Ottawa River to the north and Baseline Road to the south; plus the Rideauview community. Further, the Centre is designated under the French Language Services Act of Ontario, which requires that at least two board members be French-speaking.

Community-minded individuals interested in joining our Board of Directors are encouraged to submit their nomination no later than April 4, 2019 to: Interviews with selected candidates will be held in mid-late April.

Applicants should include a detailed letter of interest and a resume outlining relevant experience and qualifications. All submissions will be reviewed however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.