We’re looking for new Board members!
Are you interested in getting involved with a progressive, dynamic organization that seeks to make a real difference in the lives of people with mental health & addictions challenges and developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your board experience and your talents while contributing to improved mental health, addictions and developmental services? We are looking for someone like you to join our Board of Directors.
Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) is inviting applications for new Board Members to serve a three-year term (Fall 2020 to June 2023). CMHA WW is the largest community mental health agency in Ontario, providing a full range of mental health and developmental programs and services for Waterloo and Wellington residents.
Board commitment to inclusion and diversity
We commit to increasing the diversity of our board by actively and intentionally recruiting individuals who reflect the communities we serve. This includes Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, as well as differently-abled, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized individuals. We also welcome applicants who have lived experience with mental health & addictions challenges and developmental disabilities. We will provide support with access to technology and internet if necessary.
We are particularly interested in individuals who have experience in the mental health & addictions and legal fields, as well as those who have experience with diverse populations and knowledge of the broader health care sector.
Who can apply?
We welcome all applicants who possess skills, experience and areas of expertise as identified above. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and live within Wellington County, Guelph or Waterloo Region. A time commitment of 10 hrs/month is required.
How to apply
The deadline for applications is October 16, 2020. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted, and interviews will take place the week of October 19, 2020.
Thank you for your interest!
About our Board of Directors
Click here to read profiles of the CMHA WW Board of Directors.
Our governance policies can be found here.
Board Meeting Minutes
As part of our ongoing efforts to be as transparent and accountable as possible, CMHA WW Board of Director meeting minutes are available to the public. Click here to access Board meeting minutes.