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Women’s Circus is a feminist arts organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of women and communities through social circus and performance. Women’s Circus has provided training and creative opportunities for women and communities since 1991. Women’s Circus was originally a project of the Footscray Community Arts Centre. Women’s Circus is still proudly based in Melbourne’s vibrant West and now works with women of all ages and a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences as well as with a range of community partners.
Who are you?
You are attracted to our mission and values and wish to be part of an active board to drive, guide and govern our wonderful organisation. You will have experience and or a passion for the arts and possess one or more of the following skills:
Your Responsibilities as a Board member:
Women’s Circus is a company limited by guarantee. All Directors of the Women’s Circus are bound by the company’s constitution, relevant rules and legislation, including the Corporations Act 2001.
The role and responsibilities of a Director are described in the Women’s Circus Board Charter and include:
In addition to the above, Directors are also expected to attend and assist in Women’s Circus fundraising, community and end of year shows, as well as promote and represent the Women’s Circus in a professional capacity at various functions and forums held across Melbourne.
Members of the Women’s Circus community are eligible. However, this is an independent, non-executive director role and related parties, such as persons employed either currently or in the past 12 months as employees, contractors or auditors of the Women’s Circus are not eligible to apply.
How to find out more
A copy of the Board Charter setting out the responsibilities, governance procedures and other matters relating to the operation of the Board can be found on the Women’s Circus website (www.womenscircus.org.au) or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to have one sent to you.
To express your interest
Please email Jodie Granger on email@example.com with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter describing your motivation to contribute to our great organisation, as well as your relevant skills and experience, by 10th February 2019.
*Women’s Circus welcomes any member who identifies as, our has lived as a woman, or identifies as non-binary.
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