Appeal Panel Members (Honoraria)
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June 14, 2013
WANTED: APPEAL PANEL MEMBERS
The Ministry of Human Services works to foster a society in which families are safe and resilient, individuals have sustainable employment, and vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require. Human Services works with community partners to deliver citizen-centred programs and services that improve quality of life for Albertans.
Complete information about our Ministry, programs and services is available on-line at:
Human Services is seeking applicants to serve on appeal panels for:
- Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
- Income and Employment Supports (IES)
As a panel member, you'll receive training on relevant legislation and appeal processes to provide a fair and independent citizen review for hearings related to AISH and/or IES. You'll serve a one to three year term with the possibility of reappointment. Duties include three to seven days attending hearings each month, two to four days in training, meetings every two months, and time reviewing and writing decisions.
Panel membership reflects Alberta's diverse, multi-cultural population. Participants serve on a voluntary basis and receive an honorarium and reimbursed expenses.
Consider becoming an appeal panel member if you understand and respect diversity, have strong interpersonal skills, and a desire to resolve concerns. Your commitment to fair and transparent processes, sound judgment, and an impartial approach complement your experience. Other assets may include:
- Experience as a member of a committee or quasi-judicial board;
- The ability to objectively analyze complex written and verbal information;
- The ability to assess issues and participate in consensus decision-making.
Please review the Information Package
for more information. This posting is for existing and future AISH/IES appeal panel vacancies. Reference checks and security screening may be conducted as part of the final selection process.
You need three documents to apply:
- The completed Application Form:
- Your resume
- Three references
Apply by e-mailing PDF or Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Faxing copies to 780-422-1088
Mailing documents to:
Appeals Secretariat Branch
6th Floor, Centre West Building
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3E1
PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR THIS POSTING, APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THE ON-LINE "APPLY NOW" TAB. ONLY THOSE APPLICATIONS WHICH ARE SUBMITTED EITHER BY E-MAIL, FAX OR MAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED.
For questions, contact Beverly Baker, Appeals Secretariat, at email@example.com or 780-422-2775, or call toll free at 780-310-0000.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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