Women's Health Clinic is a feminist, pro-choice, community-based health centre promoting the health & well-being of all women by facilitating empowerment, choice & action. Staff and volunteers work in a participatory management structure in multidisciplinary teams.
Women's Health Clinic is committed to the principles of employment equity. We encourage Aboriginal women, visible/language minority women, women with disabilities and lesbians to apply. If you wish to declare membership in any of these designated groups, your declaration will remain confidential to the Hiring Committee.
NOTE: All positons are subject to a Criminal Record Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact candidates we wish to interview.
We invite qualified applicants to apply for the following positions. Please see individual postings for details and deadlines for applications.
Counsellor - .5 EFT (20 hours/week)
CALLS FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
We want YOU! We value the principles of diversity and equity in our policies, programs, services and staffing. We encourage Aboriginal women, visible/language minority women, lesbians, women with disabilities, and women committed to our values to apply to become volunteer board members.
Note: While we actively recruit for Board members annually each spring, we encourage and accept expressions of interest at any time.
All are welcome to apply: we are particularly interested in meeting women with skills and experience in communications and fundraising.
For more information, please email Sbendell@womenshealthclinic.org or call Sam at 204-947-2422, ext. 202.
Several committees support the work of WHC's Board of Directors by:
Our Board committees offer opportunities to get involved in specific actions through various sub-committees. Recent examples include community members bringing valuable perspectives, energy and insight to ad hoc committees to improve access to reproductive health services (Advocacy) and planning celebratory events for WHC's 30th Anniversary (Community Relations).
For more information on our current Board committees, please email Sbendell@womenshealthclinic.org or call Sam at 204-947-2422, ext. 202.
We are currently recruiting new members with interest and experience in public relations and media for WHC's Community Relations Committee (CRC).
The Community Relations Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on relationships between WHC, its partners, stakeholders, and members of the public and the community.
The work of the CRC includes:
The CRC meets monthly from September to June.
If you are interested in volunteering for WHC's Community Relations Committee, please call Karen at 204-947-2422, ext. 126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trained volunteer counsellors provide pro-choice, feminist-based, non-judgmental, compassionate support, information and referrals to clients on birth control and unplanned pregnancy options, as well as discuss issues related to sexuality and relationships, sexually transmitted infection/HIV prevention and safer sex practices.
BC & UPP volunteer counsellor training is held twice a year in September/October and March. Training is approximately 60 hours held over 12 weeks.This program prepares volunteers to work from a woman-centered, feminist counselling model that empower clients to make informed decisions.
For more information on the Birth Control & Unplanned Pregnancy Program, please call Gio at 204-947-2422, ext. 108 to receive an information package. The package outlines what is involved in being a volunteer counsellor, including the time commitment required.
Trained volunteers provide feminist-based health education to children, teens, and women through interactive presentations on self esteem, body image and weight preoccupation.
This training program is an excellent opportunity for dynamic women to in a supportive and fun environment to:
Volunteer training for the Community Education Program is held once a year. Training is approximately 50 hours, held over 10 weeks.
To receive an information package that outlines volunteering in this program, includiing the time commitment required, or for more information on the WPCE program, please contact Anastasia at 204-947-2422, ext. 114 or by email: email@example.com