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MDC Foundation Limited


Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 - 20
Number of Volunteers: More than 100
Community Segment: Sport & Recreation, Health

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Quarterly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Melbourne City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

MDC Foundation Limited board member vacancy (x 2)

In their lifetime 1 in 8 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. 21 years ago Louise Davidson and Mavis Robertson decided to do something about that and started the Mother’s Day Classic. Two decades later the little fun run that could has raised $33.2 million for breast cancer research.


MDC Foundation governs the Mother’s Day Classic, the nationwide walk/run event that raises funds for breast cancer research. MDCF currently have two outstanding opportunities for the right candidates. The board is currently looking for two individuals to fill two general board member vacancies and join us in a mission to rid the world of breast cancer.


Who is the MDC Foundation Limited:

MDC Foundation Ltd as trustee for Mother’s Day Classic Foundation is a company limited by guarantee, and a public company with charitable status (MDC Foundation Limited). All proceeds from the MDCF are donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that supports research into breast cancer prevention and treatment. Our aim is to raise $40m by 2020.

About the Board:

The board is comprised of directors with a diverse range of skills. These skills range from industry superannuation experience, accounting, legal, risk management and governance, people and culture, to marketing, business strategy and CEO experience. The board is a strong, collaborative team united by our common purpose.

Appointment period:

These board positions would be appointed until 2021.

Skills and experience:

It is expected that applicants will have an understanding of the Not-for-Profit ethos and experience/skills in one or more of the following:

  • Digital Customer Experience;
  • Major Events;
  • Fundraising; and/or
  • Sponsorship / Marketing.

MDC Foundation provides an equal opportunity workplace and  is committed to equal treatment of all employees and board members without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law, so all suitably qualified persons are encouraged to apply.


More information / apply

The board welcome enquiries and discussion with potential directors.

For more information or to apply please review the position description (link) below.

Applications should be submitted by close of business Monday 28 May 2018.

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Fundraising, Information & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications, Digital Customer Experience; Major Events; and/or Sponsorship
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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