Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) is seeking energetic and committed individuals to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. PCHS is a progressive community health center whose mission is “Strengthening our community by providing accessible, affordable health care” through innovative, comprehensive, and integrated care for the whole individual.
We are seeking board members who share the PCHS mission and with a commitment to serving the community. All ages are encouraged to apply, and those with experience in finance, medical professions, government/social services, and law are encouraged. Those who are current clients or patients of PCHS are especially welcomed.
Our full Board meets on a monthly basis. There are opportunities to use your leadership skills as an officer on our Executive Committee, to dive into numbers on our Finance Committee, and help shape programs and advocate policies to move the PCHS mission forward in the community.
Caty Reid, Executive Assistant at 907-260-7300
If mailing your application, please use the following address: 230 E. Marydale Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669
PCHS BOARD OF DIRECTORS JOB DESCRIPTION
The success of PCHS has reflected the active participation of a hands-on, highly interactive Board of Directors. Due to the significant investment of personal time and energy, it is important candidates care deeply about and serve out of a sense of commitment for the mission of this organization.
Title:Director, Peninsula Community Health Services Board
Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain focus on the mission and vision of the organization
Establish and oversee implementation of strategic direction
Delegate authority appropriately for the support of organizational values, function, and sustainability
Articulate, advocate, safeguard, model, and promote organizational values and its mission
Identify human and financial resources needed for implementation of the mission
Establish policies for how these resources will be acquired
Ensure that necessary resources are made available
Establish financial policies and ensure accountability, sustainability, and resiliency
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and ethical standards
Monitor progress and evaluate outcomes
Continually work toward Board self-improvement
Attend and participate at regular meetings
Attend and participate at special meetings as called by the Board
Serve as an advocate for the organization
Provide other services as requested by the Board of Directors
Serve as a member on at least one supporting committee
Decline participation in activities and refrain from making public statements that negatively affect the Board’s ability to fulfill its responsibilities
Have a willingness to work with the Officers and other Directors of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and staff members.
Select, support, evaluate, and work collaboratively with Chief Executive Officer
Avoid conflict of interest
What is a Community Health Center?
Community Health Centers (CHCs) are private, non-profit entities that deliver health care services based on consumer influence and participation. Typically, CHCs provide primary and preventive care to medically underserved and uninsured people. The intent of CHCs differs from other health care clinics in several ways. Click on the link below to learn more!