Council of Advisers
Seniors Advocate Council of Advisers
This council will provide the Office of the Seniors Advocate with advice and feedback on the issues facing seniors living in British Columbia. The purpose of the volunteer council is to provide the perspective of seniors from diverse backgrounds, ages, geographical areas and cultures.
The authority for this council is found in the Seniors Advocate Act section 6 “Power to Establish Advisory Council”.
Read more in the Overview, about the composition of the council, recruitment, responsibilities, term of appointment and support for the position.
The council will be represented by all five Health Authority areas.
Applicants should have knowledge, education and/or experience in at least one of the Seniors Advocate areas of responsibility: health care, personal care, housing, transportation and income support.
The Office of the Seniors Advocate will provide travel and assist with facilitation of the committee and meetings.
Apply online, or use the fill-able PDF Application (then save and email it or print and fax it)
You may request a print copy of the application form be sent to you, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 1-877-952-3181.
(In Victoria 250-952-3181).
Completed applications may be faxed to 250-952-2970 or sent by mail to:
Office of the Seniors Advocate
1st Floor, 1515 Blanshard Street
PO Box 9651 STN PROV GOVT
Victoria BC V8W 9P4
SEND IN YOUR APPLICATION FORM BY 4 PM DECEMBER 18, 2014.
The council membership will be announced in February 2015.