Become a Member of the Community Engagement Committee

August 29, 2023
If you are a community-minded person, who can improve consumer, carer and community participation in service planning at Alexandra District Health, we’d love to hear from you.

The Community Engagement Committee is a strategic advisory committee to the Alexandra District Health Board. Our community representatives are an integral part of the Alexandra District Health Volunteer Program.

We are looking for people who…

  • Demonstrate understanding of the local community and local health issues.
  • Are active members of the local community with strong community networks.
  • Are able to consider community issues at a strategic level, with a focus on the benefit of the community as a whole.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Reflect the following qualities: Integrity, honesty, respect of other views, objectivity, strategic thinking, leadership, being inclusive. 

As part of the committee, you would…

  • Provide advice to the Board on community participation and inclusion of consumer, carer, and community views into all levels of health service operations, planning and policies.
  • Advocate to the Board on behalf of the community, consumers and carers.
  • Advise the Board on priorities and issues requiring consumer, carer and community participation.
  • Assist the Board and Executive in communication and engagement with the consumers and community.
  • Assist with the development of information for consumers and the community.

Meetings are held either in person or virtually on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm. For more information about the Community Engagement Committee, please email Successful applicants are required to satisfactorily complete a Police Records Check prior to appointment.

A Position Description, Application Form and Terms of Reference can be viewed below.