The Board oversees the clinic’s general performance and accountability, reviews policy, and provides advice on programs and activities. With Board members drawn from the community and independent of government, it is well placed to help set priorities to best meet clients’ needs and make connections with local organizations and social services.
IWC Board has 10 volunteer members from communities across the province, of whom at least three must have experience of living with a work injury or disease. The Board term is two years, with directors elected by members at the Annual General Meeting.
Board directors actively participate (by video, phone or in-person) in 9 regular meetings a year, a strategic planning session with staff, and the Annual General Meeting. Directors can also volunteer for committees dealing with specific issues. Training and other supports are provided.
- support IWC’s goal of improving the workers’ compensation system, its vision and values ;
- have a commitment to and understand of the purpose, policies and programs of the Clinic;
- be aware of changing community trends and client needs.
- represent the clinic in the community;
- work cooperatively within a group
One or more of the following: experience as a worker who has a workplace injury or illness; ability to represent the ethno-racial and Francophone communities served by the clinic; skills and expertise that provide a valuable perspective to the work of the clinic. We encourage persons from low-income, disadvantaged and marginalized groups to apply.
If you are interested in our Board, please contact us.