The Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) is pleased to announce that we are seeking applications to our Board of Directors for our new board year, commencing September 21st, 2022. New board members will have the opportunity to join a dedicated team of volunteers as we move forward in our continued efforts to provide high quality, person-centred mental health care. We are seeking board members from Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland. All interested should submit a cover letter and resume outlining previous board and/or volunteer experience and areas of specialization by July 22nd, 2022.
CMHA HKPR is a charitable not-for-profit accredited organization, whose mission, in partnership with clients, families and the community, is to provide best practice mental health services by supporting improved mental wellness, mental health recovery and improved quality of life. We support clients and their families within the cities and counties of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton and Northumberland.
CMHA HKPR is seeking committed individuals to help shape our strategic direction by participation in our Board of Directors. Our board meets throughout the year on the evening of the third Wednesday of each month, at locations across the counties we serve including Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Minden. Travel expenses are provided.
Perspective Board Members should live within our catchment area and demonstrate an understanding of our community and its mental health needs as well as a passion to support mental health for all. Board members must be able to commit to regular attendance to monthly board meetings, specialized committee meetings and representation of the organization at special events, including fundraising initiatives. Monthly commitment is approximately 8 to 14 hours per month. We are looking for applicants with experience and/or knowledge across a variety of areas including the mental health system, Indigenous mental health services, finance, law, fund development, board governance, stewardship, human resources, healthcare and not-for-profit organizations. Previous board experience would be an asset.
CMHA HKPR values diversity and inclusion. As a service provider, an employer and a community partner, we strive to always be respectful and sensitive to race, culture, ethnicity, gender, age, abilities, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation.
CMHA HKPR is looking for qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our organization. We seek to create opportunities for women, visible minorities, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ2S+ communities.
A cover letter and resume outlining previous board and/or volunteer experience and areas of specialization should be sent by July 22, 2022 to:
Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
Attention: Karen Wolff, Executive Administrative Assistant
415 Water Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3L9
For more information, please contact Karen Wolff at 705-868-4382.