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ORGANIZATION: open arms patient advocacy society

Do you have a passion for ensuring Albertans receive the best possible health care? Are you looking for a way to make a difference while using your skills to make a difference in people’s lives?

Open Arms Patient Advocacy Society is currently recruiting for Vice Chair! The roles and responsibilities for this position are outlined below. We are a non-profit organization based in Alberta that offers free advocacy services for individuals in our province who are struggling with their healthcare needs. We empower individuals to have a voice, and offer guidance, resources, and support to help navigate our challenging healthcare system.

Please apply using the form at the bottom of our volunteer page: Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview, but we thank all applicants for their interest in supporting our mission!
Vice Chair of the Board

Role and Responsibilities

The Vice Chair of the Board will work with the Board Chair to support and sustain the work of Open Arms and provide governance leadership and strategic support. This position requires prior experience working with a Board and/or non-profit governance. Some of the key responsibilities include:

* Supporting the facilitation of board, committee, and other strategy meetings with the Board Chair.
* Overseeing Society affairs, including the annual budget, auditing and other financial reports, and ensuring all legal and fiduciary responsibilities are met.
* Assisting with strategic and succession planning, periodically consulting with board members on their roles, and helping board members assess their performance and strategize for the future.
* Supporting the recruitment of new directors and volunteers.
* Supervising the affairs of the Board and ensuring policies and procedures are in accordance with the Bylaws and Objectives of the society.
* Serving as a spokesperson for the Society, promoting our services and representing the organization to media, external groups, healthcare officials, and the community in a positive manner.

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About open arms patient advocacy society


PO Box 57082, RPO Sunridge, Calgary, AB, calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R4, CA

Mission Statement

Helping Patients Get The Care They Need Through advocacy, Open Arms empower patients and their families to have a voice in their healthcare and seek the help they need.


What We Do

We advocate for a wide array of patient issues from emergency room care, senior care, women’s health, mental health and acute care to medical fatalities. We help patients get a second opinion, find a physician, place a complaint or access medical documents. Open Arms also helps families of patients with guidance, support and resources to get the answers they require.


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