INSPIRING SOCIAL CHANGE.
INSPIRING SOCIAL CHANGE.
Atlohsa Family Healing Services is looking for strategic, collaborative thinkers to join our Board of Directors to ensure the best possible governance and decision-making environment. As a passionate and dedicated Board Member, you are committed to upholding our values and will support and further enhance the rapid growth of this exceptional organization. This is an opportunity to play a key role in Indigenous-led initiatives designed to build a stronger community and inspire social change at a time when it is needed most.
Atlohsa is comprised of eleven (11) individuals and meets approximately once every month and each Director sits on a minimum of one (1) Board committee with some exceptions. Within the Board of Directors are task committees, which meet approximately quarterly and could meet more often if required. Candidates should be aware that periodic travel to our London office is required.
Each Director brings unique skills and experience to the Board. In selecting new members, attention will be given to ensuring that the collective mix of skills and experience supports the Board’s ability to add strategic value to Atlohsa. Particular attention is paid to ensuring that the board is representative of the communities and members it serves, from equity, gender, and diversity perspectives.
Collectively, Board members should:
The Board is committed to seeking a skilled and diverse membership reflective of the community it serves. Therefore we are currently looking for Individuals who self-identify as First Nations, Metis or Inuit are to apply. At Atlohsa, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, however preferences will be given to qualified, Indigenous applicants. The Board also actively encourages applications from those members who reside in London or surrounding area.
The term of office of the Director, who is elected, will be for two (2) years commencing at the Annual General meeting held in September of this year.
To foster its ability to provide strategic direction and fulfill its oversight responsibilities, the collective Board should include members with knowledge of and experience in the following areas:
Atlohsa has been serving individuals and families across Southwestern Ontario since 1986 providing low-barrier wraparound services to community members with complex needs, including mental wellness, substance use, homelessness, domestic violence, and trauma. We specialize in providing strengths-based healing and wellness supports, utilizing trauma-informed and harm reduction approaches. Some of our programs and services include: