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SpecialCare Central Inc


Annual Budget: $10,001-$25,000
Number of Paid Staff: 0
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Information & Communications, Community & Economic Development

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Quarterly
Board Meetings Held: On Weekends
State where Board Meetings Held: Queensland
Local Government Area: Brisbane City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Want to help us improve lives of People with Disability, Aged Care Seniors & Carers?


Board Opportunity 

The current SpecialCare Central Inc board of Directors is actively seeking a passionate, and experienced board member with legal skills to help guide the organisation as it re-brands and grows

Our Vision

Linking Service, Care & Support to Improve the quality of life for people with
special needs, provide social inclusive opportunities, and be connected to information they need to make choices and decisions. 


Our Values

We impart or exchange useful information and share good news stories with each other to encourage social inclusion and awareness in our community.

Communication between team members, clients, service providers, and the community will encompass the strong values of the organisation. We communicate respectfully at all times with integrity, clarity and compassion.

We honour and respect the abilities, qualities and achievements of our team members, clients, service providers and the community and acknowledge the uniqueness of all of those with whom we engage.

We take pride in conducting ourselves with integrity, showing the qualities of honesty based on strong values and principles.

We will deal openly and honestly whenever we engage with team members, clients, service providers and the community.

We have compassion and concern for the experiences of others and aim to support members of the community by offering information and links to service providers who focus on health and wellbeing.

Our Programs

SpecialCare Central have 6 channels of engagement.  

  • Service Directory
  • Expos & Events
  • Social Media
  • Video / Workshops
  • Television
  • Forums

We have provided Awareness Expo’s for the past 9 years providing information to the special needs community about service providers.  Piloted a television program that was shown through the Channel 7 subprime network, and we wish to continue with this information sharing format.   Held face to face forums and captured video.  

What makes SpecialCare Central Unique

We launched in 2012, and provide an information service.  We are not in conflict with HealthCare service providers or equipment manufacturers.  We are a Multi-Media information centre delivering relevant, accessible, accurate connections to information and services, needed by the special needs community to make informed choices and decisions, and we work collaboratively in mainstream spaces and with key leaders in the field.

We work with Network Groups for both Disability and Seniors, Government bodies, NDIS and MyGov.  Medical specialist, UQ and TAFE.

Our Current Board

Board members are part of a true team, where input to decision making is valued.  The current board is made up of professionals and community members who have come together to make policies and provide strategic direction and oversight.

We need you if …

  • You have a passion to support the Special Needs Community
  • You have the time and energy to spend 10 – 12 hrs a month doing board work, attending board meetings which are held quarterly, participating in some committee work and being an ambassador for SpecialCare Central Inc.
  • You are ready to bring your experience and insight to share with our organisation
  • You have leadership skills
  • Enjoy thinking outside the box to create opportunities to provide information to the community.

Interested in learning more about this opportunity?  Email: info@specialcarecentral.com.au

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Law & Legal Services
Targeting: People with Disabilities, Seniors/Retired People, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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