Action for Healthy Communities

People and Communities

Board Members Positions

Action for Healthy Communities Society of Alberta –AHC Alberta

Action for Healthy Communities Society of Alberta –AHC Alberta is a registered charity based in Edmonton. AHC has been working with individuals, families and groups to build their individual capacities and their communities. AHC works with all population groups, including immigrants and refugees but particularly with vulnerable individuals from marginalized communities, to build their capacity and successfully integrate into the society. We are looking for volunteer Board Members who are driven by the belief that all individuals, including newcomers, with their rich and diverse backgrounds, are critical to Canada’s economic growth. The Board of Directors works with the Executive Director to ensure the effective governance of the organization and meets 8 times a year.

Occasionally, Board Members represent AHC at various forums and attend various community activities or events. Being a policy board, the Board of Directors is responsible for effective governance by setting the organization’s strategic goals, direction, limitations, and accountability. Other key areas of responsibility include policy development, organizational financial due diligence; risk assessment; and management development. Board Members may also participate in committee work and are expected to volunteer 2 to 3 hours of their time a month. Length of Term: 2 years extendable

Currently, AHC Board is looking to fill three (3) vacant board member positions with experience in one or more of the following areas:
– Law and Justice ( With legal qualifications)
– Community engagement and community development
– Marketing, communications and public relations
– and Human Resources

Qualification and experience
We are looking for a diverse group of committed individuals who want to make a difference in their community. The volunteer board position is an excellent opportunity to leverage your experience, add value, and make a difference by giving back to the community. Qualifications: No previous board experience is required; however, it would be considered an asset. A criminal background check would be required.

How to Apply
In your cover letter, please include two professional references and how your experience and/or interests will help AHC in its commitment to facilitating the integration of individuals and families from various population groups into the Canadian society to by May 31, 2022. For more details, please visit:

To apply for this position send your resume to