McDougall House Association Recovery Home For Women – Board Director(s)

Volunteer Board Members

McDougall House Association – Edmonton, Alberta

The Organization

McDougall House Association (MHA) is a not-for-profit society and registered charity, established in 1969, providing residential second stage addictions’ treatment for women.  Women who come to McDougall House have already completed a first stage addictions program and are seeking further support in their recovery.  MHA takes a comprehensive approach to addictionstreatment, offering trauma informed programming that includes individual counselling, group counselling, and workshops. MHA is licensed with the Alberta Government as an inpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment center and is accredited with Accreditation Canada.

Our annual budget to operate our facility is partially funded by Alberta Health Services and we rely on fundraising and grants available to fully meet our operational and capital funding needs.

Board of Directors

MHA is currently seeking new Board Members.  MHA is guided by a volunteer Governance Board and Committees (HR, Governance, Finance and Fundraising) dedicated to overseeing and supporting the vision, mission and goals set forth.

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following general attributes:

  • Commitment to the Vision, Mission and Values of MHA,
  • Commitment and passion to meeting the needs of the clients we serve,
  • Collaborative approach and strategic thinking, and
  • Willingness to invest the time in attending monthly meetings, events and additional Committee meetings.

For this recruitment, we are specifically seeking candidates with a background in human resources, addiction (with a focus on addiction treatment programming), health and safety, technology, or fundraising.  We also welcome candidates who feel that they have experience to offer, who have the time and commitment to contribute to MHA.  If you are interested in a particular committee, please indicate this in your resume.

Please refer to our website for further details and if interested, submit your resume to the Board Chair by April 15, 2021.

Thank you for your interest.