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Board Member Opportunity

By | Employment Opportunity, News

Seaway Valley Community Health Centre is seeking new members to join the Board of Directors

Seaway Valley Community Health Centre (SVCHC) is a charitable, not-for-profit, community-led organization created to provide primary health care, health promotion and community development services to Cornwall and area residents. SVCHC supports the health and wellbeing of local people and our community, working through team and partnership approach. The Centre is committed to equity and values lived experience.

The role of the Board includes:
• Governance and organization oversight
• Strategic planning
• Policy setting
• Overall fiduciary accountability

The Board meets monthly from September to June. Applicants should be prepared to make a commitment for a one or two-year term and may be re-elected up to a maximum of six consecutive years.

Ideal candidates will have the knowledge, skill and experience that will enable them to contribute to the SVCHC and reflect the diversity of the community we serve.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter and resumé no later than May 15, 2020 to:

Linda Geisel President of the Board
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre, 353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3R1

For more information please contact Debbie St. John –de Wit, Executive Director at 613-930-4892 ext. 101

Working at SVCHC

Achieve a rewarding career by joining the team at our Community Health Centre. This diverse and dynamic work environment allows professionals to help promote and sustain the health of the community.  The Centre provides an excellent benefit package that includes the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

Employees identified the following as some of the key aspects of their job satisfaction:

– type of work we do
– work environment
– staff relationships
– teamwork
– clients
– location
– flexibility
– work/life balance

Here are some of the many positive comments we received:

“This is a great place to work and we’re very lucky to be in a position to help our community.”

“It’s a wonderful place to work!”

“Great spirit, high ethics, and talented people.”