National Indigenous Council: Healing Programs Working Group

National Indigenous Council: Healing Programs Working Group

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December 2, 2019 to January 23, 2020

Healing Programs Working Group (4 vacancies)

The Healing Programs Working Group works to support the vision of whole and balanced Indigenous communities by providing grants for education, culture and language initiatives for healing and leadership development. The working group receives and discerns applications for several grants including: Healing Fund, Alvin Dixon Memorial Bursary Fund, Dorothy Jenkins Estate Fund and the Endowment Fund for Indigenous Post Secondary Education.

Skills: We are looking for strategic thinkers, knowledge keepers, and keepers of history. Some members will be former residential school students or their second or third generation family members. Members will have a deep commitment to education and leadership development. Youth and young adults, Two-Spirit members, Elders and urban Indigenous people are encouraged to consider this working group.

Membership & Expectations: The working group will be made up of up to six members from across the broad range of United Church Indigenous communities. Appointments are for approximately three years (between meetings of the National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering) with the possibility of reappointment for a second term. Each year there will be a two-day in-person meeting in the spring and a video or tele-conference call meeting in the fall. Additional monthly meetings may occur by video-conference call.


For more information about this vacancy, please see the complete description, below.

To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, quoting the job number to careers [at]

Contact Information

To apply for this vacancy, please express interest or nominate someone.

All submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please contact Member Engagement. Incomplete or late submissions cannot be considered.

For further information or assistance in expressing interest or nominating someone, please contact:

Member Engagement
The United Church of Canada
3250 Bloor St. West, Suite 200
Toronto, ON M8X 2Y4
Tel: 416-231-5931, ext. 2211
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-3781, ext. 2211
Fax: 416-231-3103 attn: Member Engagement
E-mail:  nominate [at]


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