Board Member

Posted on:
May 25, 2023

SummaryWomen’s Health in Women’s Hands is governed by a Policy Board which consists of 10 directors that arerepresentative of racialized women, trans and non binary people from the African, Black, Caribbean, LatinAmerican and South Asian communities. We are currently seeking candidates with governance experienceand with the following areas of identity or expertise: Community health care / health sector experience,Legal, Financial, Fundraising, transgender women, representatives from the South Asian, and LatinAmerican communitiesDescriptionSummaryJoin us as volunteer Board Members to help advance health equity forracialized women, trans and non-binary people.DescriptionWomen's Health in Women's Hands is a Community Health Centre thatprovides culturally competent, relevant, and responsive primary healthcareto racialized women, trans and non-binary clients from the African, Black,Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto andsurrounding municipalities. We are changemakers engaged in knowledgetransfer and exchange, research, capacity building and advocacy within andacross multiple systems in service of our vision.Women’s Health in Women’s Hands is governed by a Policy Board whichconsists of 10 directors that are representative of racialized women, transand non binary people from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin Americanand South Asian communities. We are currently seeking candidates withgovernance experience and with the following areas of identity orexpertise:• Community health care / health sector experience is an asset• Legal: Employment Lawyer is an asset• Financial: Accounting background to sit on and chair our finance committee• Fundraising• Transgender women, non-binary and other non-conforming gender identities andexpression• Representatives from the South Asian communities• Representatives from Latin American CommunitiesYour efforts and commitment will be highly valued. Alignment with ourvision, mission and values is crucial. Please goto to learn more about our organization and ourwork.BenefitsAs a Board member the benefits include the following:• Contributing towards making a difference in the lives of racialized women• Consolidating leadership and governance skills experience in a non-profit setting• Contributing to Canadian health care advocacy and policy• Board and committee members are entitled to reimbursement for public transit ortaxi fare, to and from Board or committee meetings and for the cost of childcarewhile attending meetings.Board Expectations:As a Board member you would be expected to:• Prepare for and attend Board meetings, and Board committee meetings.o Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday evening each month.(Due to the Covid19 pandemic, all meetings are currently conductedvirtually.)• Participate and attend the following: 1) One day-long planning session a year 2)AGM in September, and 3) occasional board orientation and/or development• Support Board decisions once they are made• Work candidly, collaboratively, respectfully and efficiently with colleaguesIf you are interested in being considered for a position on the Board ofDirectors, please express your interest by submitting a cover letter andresume of interest outlining your qualifications by emailto: recruitment@whiwh.comDeadline: June 9, 2023

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