There are several vacancies for committees. The deadline for the recruitment is Monday, January 11, 2021. Please review these current calls and share with others. If you think someone you know would be a good fit, encourage them to apply or contact Member Engagement.

Recruitment for National Indigenous Committees: Closing date Monday, January 11, 2021

Indigenous Justice Advisory Group (3 vacancies)  43-51 Indigenous Justice Advisory Group
The Indigenous Justice Advisory Group advises the National Indigenous Organization and the General Council Executive on matters related to Indigenous justice, the legacy of residential schools, and the Calls to Action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This encompasses legal requirements, pastoral care, communication, healing, advocacy, education, reflection, spiritual renewal, and building right relations. We are looking for three Indigenous members with a good awareness of Indigenous justice issues and familiarity with the legacy of the Indian Residential School system as well as the United Church’s history as it pertains to Indigenous ministry and justice. One of the three vacancies is for a youth/young adult (under the age of 35).  To express interest or to nomination someone, please use the Nomination form:

Indigenous Reference Group  (3 vacancies)  43-48 Indigenous Reference Group
We are looking for Indigenous members with an understanding of The United Church of Canada and its history pertaining to Indigenous ministry and justice. Reference Group members will have a commitment to helping the United Church become an anti-racist organization. Individuals who have a lived experience of residential schools or day schools or are Sixties Scoop Survivors are encouraged to apply.  To express interest or to nomination someone, please use the National Indigenous Committees Nomination form:

Call for Nominations: Board of Vocation and The Remedial Committee- Closing Date Monday January 11, 2021

Board of Vocation (3 vacancies) 43-50 Board of Vocation
The Board of Vocation is responsible for ensuring well-trained, accredited ministry personnel able to lead the church and its people in God’s mission in the world.  The Board of Vocation is seeking to broaden the lived experiences present in its membership with the addition of three new members who are francophone or racialized. To express interest or to nominate someone, please use this online form.

The Remedial Committee (2 vacancies)  43-49 Remedial Committee
The Remedial Committee assesses findings related to the effectiveness of a ministry personnel or investigations about alleged breach of ethical standards. Investigator reports or reviews of ministry personnel come to this committee. Members of this committee should have experience dealing with reviews or serving on an oversight committee for a directed program. Members need to be committed to supporting someone in improving their pastoral skills. At this time, the committee is currently seeking individuals who are racialized and residing outside of British Columbia or Ontario. To express interest or to nominate someone, please use this online form.

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