Manitoulin Health Centre Seeks Applicants – Board of Directors

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors, as the committee responsible for bringing forward suitable candidates to the Board, is seeking applications from persons within the District of Manitoulin who are interested in serving as Directors.  While the Committee encourages applicants from all geographical areas of the Manitoulin Region, there is a current need/desire to recruit candidates from the Central Manitoulin, South Baymouth,  Tehkummah, Assiginack, Sheguiandah, Aundeck Omni Kaning, Sheshegwaning and Zhiibaahaasing  communities. 


MHC is a two-site hospital corporation, with locations in Mindemoya and Little Current, whose Mission is “To contribute to the health and well-being of all who come to us in need.” The Board governs the organization, and is responsible for issues such as strategic direction, capacity, quality, collaborative ventures, risk management and fiscal soundness of the organization. Towards these activities, Directors act in the best interest of the hospital corporation, ensuring through appropriate governance endeavours that the hospital fulfills its mission.


MHC selects Directors based on an identified need from within MHC’s Board of Directors Skills Matrix.  Consideration is given to individuals having the following experience or background:


  • Business/Finance/Accounting/Insurance; 
  • Human Resources/Labour Relations;
  • Law/Justice;
  • Marketing/Fundraising/Public & Government Relations;
  • Public Sector Administration/Education/Health Sector; 
  • CEO/Senior Executive/Management;
  • Community Based Organization and Engagement;
  • Other relevant skills desirable to the Board.

Diversity of skills, knowledge and viewpoints is desirable for a high-performing Board, and so the Board encourages applications from suitable individuals with an interest in serving in this capacity. Manitoulin Health Centre is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Interested persons are asked to submit:


  • A cover letter indicating the reason(s) why they wish to sit as a Director;

  • A resume outlining skills and qualities they will bring to the Board;

  • A description of any past experiences in serving other non-profit associations, organizations, or community groups; and 

  • Three (3) references

Address cover letter and resume to Chair, Nominating Committee, Board of Directors and email to


Deadline: 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Thank you to all who apply.