MUSKOKA — If you’re passionate about health or have a good business background, your hospitals want you.

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is looking for new board members and community members of a standing board committee.

Annually the the MAHC board, through its nominations committee, identifies vacancy requirements and conducts a recruitment drive in advance of the annual general meeting in June.

Previous experience on boards with similar scope and challenges would be an asset. The successful candidate’s term would begin immediately following the AGM.

“We are looking for people who are interested in helping guide MAHC in providing outstanding patient care today, tomorrow and in the future,” says nominations committee chair Christine Featherstone in a release.

“MAHC is looking for candidates who are strongly committed to our vision, mission and values, has experience in a governance role, and bring skills and experience to the table.”

Applicants must meet eligibility requirements, live, work, or be registered on a municipal voters’ list or tax roll in the Muskoka or East Parry Sound geographic area and be 18 years of age or older. A police criminal record check is also required.

In addition to attending monthly board meetings that alternate between hospital sites, board directors must be able to devote at least 20 hours per month for meeting preparation, committee work, and other events for up to a three-year appointment.

Applications are also being accepted for community members of standing board committees, such as Resources, Audit, Governance, Strategic Planning, or Quality & Patient Safety. Applicants must attend the standing committee meetings and provide a time commitment of approximately three to five hours monthly for a one-year appointment.

The application deadline for both a board member and community member is Friday, March 9, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Apply online today by visiting our website. Only those applicants chosen to be interviewed will be contacted.

Still not sure if this opportunity is right for you? Join them for an information session on February 26, 2018 at 6 p.m. to learn more about becoming a board member. Please register through the Board Liaison at (705) 789-2311, ext. 2342 or by email at