Community Care is a Canadian registered charity and has a volunteer-based Board of Directors that is legally responsible for the governance of our organization. Within that mandate, our board develops, implements, and monitors policies that allow our organization to carry out its work.
Board members are also the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission.
We are seeking new volunteer Board members who will be committed, enthusiastic, and motivated
to share any of the following expertise and skills:
Governance/ board of directors
Goal setting, strategic planning and advocacy
Financial Management and Fiscal Reporting
Primary Care or health care or hospital administration
Legal and Regulatory administration
Public Relations and performance management
Research and Education
Community service and volunteerism
Our Volunteer Board meets a minimum of nine times per year. If you are interested and have any of the above experience and skills we are looking for, please forward your resume and cover letter stating your interest no later than Monday, May 10, 2021, to:
Susan Wood-Bohm, President
Community Care Peterborough
185 Hunter St. E
Peterborough, ON, K9H 0H1
As a not-for-profit agency serving Peterborough, City and County, we provide services that support the health and well-being of individuals, caregivers, and communities. We respect the diversity of the people we serve, and we seek the same level of diversity for our Board. We look forward to your applications, those who are considered will be contacted, thank you.
Featured Member - Karen Hicks
Karen Hicks, in her second term on the Community Care Peterborough Board of Directors, is an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) with a wealth of experience working with older adults. Her current role as the Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM) Nurse allows her to work closely with clients, caregivers, the interdisciplinary team and community organizations.
By identifying risk and gaps in service, she understands that it’s not enough to observe a challenging situation.
Why is a social services expert interested in Community Care Peterborough?
Read full editorial - linked here
One of the most important responsibilities of our Board is to hire an Executive Director to run the day-to-day management activities of Community Care. Our Executive Director then recruits their management team to assist them with the day-to-day department operations.
Community Care's Management Team:
With this paid staff in place, rather than steer the boat by managing day-to-day operations, our board members focus on foresight, oversight, and insight.