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Community Living Options


Annual Budget: Not supplied
Number of Paid Staff: more than 100
Number of Volunteers: Not supplied
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Human Rights

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: South Australia
Local Government Area:

Any further information about this vacancy:

Board Member Expression of Interest - Community Living Options

  • Adelaide
  • Organisation Type: Not for profit

Community Living Options (CLO) was established in 1982 by a group of parents on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Since that time CLO has grown and operates from 3 geographical regions, with offices in Victor Harbor, Morphett Vale and Kensington. Our services are innovative and diverse. We support people with high and complex disabilities and mental health issues.

Since 2007 CLO has continued to show revenue growth yearly with just under 29% growth per year. We are vision and mission driven. Our vision is that ‘people with disabilities experience a great life’. And our mission is ‘to help create your positive life journey supporting your dreams, your choices and your individuality’. We are currently navigating the transition to NDIS which involves change for all areas of our business and operating model, including our Governance.

If you believe in supporting people with disabilities to have a ‘great life’ and want to make a social and community impact consider becoming a board member with CLO. We are a volunteer Board, we are seeking to recruit members with expertise in legal, risk, finance, marketing or the disability sector to join our dynamic and diverse Board.

Essential requirements include, If you:

  • Are 18 years or older; and
  • • Are eligible to serve as a Director of a Company.
  • • Have an interest in or lived experience of disability
  • • Believe your values align with the values of CLO

The responsibilities of a CLO Director inlcude;

  • Attendance at scheduled Board meetings bi-monthly and the annual general meeting each year;
  • Attendance at scheduled bi-monthly meetings for Subcommittee Members
  • Contribution to the strategic direction of CLO (as requested by fellow Directors and the CEO);
  • Timely response to CLO communications as required; and
  • Positively promote the organisation and its work

Appointments to the Board (through election at the Annual General Meeting or directly by the Board as vacancies arise) are for an initial 2 year period with the potential for further terms.

The people we are seeking will have an interest in the not for profit sector, an understanding of and experience in governance, ability to relate to a diverse group of stakeholders and a willingness to help lead and grow the organisation in a client centred, sound, diligent, and sustainable manner, providing a considerate, non-judgmental and professional environment for our clients. To submit your interest please apply or call to speak with Mel Kubisa, Chief Executive Officer on 08 7221 9550

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Auditing, Business, Change Management, Law & Legal Services, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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