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Homeshare Australia New Zealand Alliance (HANZA)

http://aus.homeshare.org.au/

Annual Budget: $25,001-$75,000
Number of Paid Staff: 1 - 3
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services

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

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Homeshare Australia (HANZA Inc) is seeking to recruit a member to our Committee of Management. If you have a background in communications and marketing we can offer you an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic organisation, share your skills and acquire new ones.

 HANZA Inc is the peak body for those interested in and delivering Homeshare programs in Australia and New Zealand. HANZA promotes homesharing nationally, supports existing homeshare programs, manages the Home Share Melbourne Program and collaborates with the international homesharing networks.

 This role requires you to be keen to learn or to share your existing skills in governing a small not-for-profit association and to contribute your knowledge and experience in marketing and communications in furtherance of the aims of HANZA.   We are looking for someone who

  • Is keen to share their marketing and communications skills
  • Is excited and enthusiastic about using social media, audio visual and print media modes of communication to promote our the concept of homesharing and our organisation
  • Is committed to the aims of homesharing, and
  • Is prepared to take up the roles required of a volunteer director of an incorporated not-for-profit association.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Abacus Learning Centre

http://www.abacuslearning.org.au

Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services, Education, Health

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area:

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Abacus Learning Centre is Australia’s first not-for-profit organisation offering centre-based ABA therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Abacus focuses on increasing the intellectual, academic, social, and emotional behaviours of children so they can more effectively learn in their social and educational settings and potentially require less professional care in the future.

The Board is comprised of a group of talented professionals who are committed to helping Abacus continue to achieve with autism. The priorities over the next few years are looking at overall financial sustainability, and how Abacus can expand their facilities to meet the increase in demand for early intervention.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Business, Change Management, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Government Relations, Grants Administration, Investment, Law & Legal Services, Research & Development, Human Resource Management
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Liberty Enterprises Australia Ltd

http://28 Centre Street

Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 5 or fewer
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Community & Economic Development

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Queensland
Local Government Area:

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We are currently looking for someone to join our Board of Directors who has past experience on the board of another successful NFP charity.  We have a great team on our Board with diverse skills and backgrounds.  They are proficient in business, accounting, the social sciences and some of our current members have experience on other boards.  However, we are looking for someone specifically with considerable experience as a Board Member on a NFP Organisation.  

We have a great team on our Board with diverse skills and backgrounds. They are proficient and successful in business, accounting, law, the social sciences and some of our current members have experience on other boards.

Some responsibilities and requirements for the role include:

  • Attendance to all Board meetings
  • Knowledge and experience of compliance requirements with the ACNC, OFT, ATO & ASIC.
  • Great communication skills
  • 2+ Years Experience on the Board of a successful NFP charitable organisation
  • Ability & desire to work with a passionate and growing grassroots organisation


Role: Secretary, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Administration & Office Support, Business, Consulting, Strategy & Development
Targeting: Youth/Students, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Community Restorative Centre Limited

http://www.crcnsw.org.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Health, Human Rights

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Canterbury City Council

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Board Director (Fundraising and Philanthropy) - Voluntary Position

Community Restorative Centre Ltd (CRC) is a registered Public Benevolent Institution that has been providing a range of services to people involved in the NSW criminal justice system, and their families, since 1951. We are the lead provider of specialist throughcare, post-release, and reintegration programs for people transitioning from prison into the community in NSW and have well-established relationships throughout the sector.

We have a committed Board of Directors with a range of expertise and experience. They attend six (6) after hours Board meetings a year, represent the board on at least one sub-committee, and provide strategic support, expertise and guidance to the CEO as required. All Board Directors are volunteers.

We are seeking an additional Board Director. We are particularly interested in someone who has the fundraising expertise to assist us to grow, diversify and develop opportunities to secure long-term resilience and sustainability. The capacity to harness philanthropic sources of funding would be well regarded.

To be appointed you will need experience in driving partnerships, developing fundraising strategies and be able to show a commitment to helping CRC expand its funding sources. Experience working on not-for-profit boards would be beneficial but not essential. An understanding of our work is not necessary, but a passion for human rights will place you in a good position to contribute to board decision-making.

General information about CRC, including our Annual Reports, can be found on our website https://www.crcnsw.org.au/about-us/

If you would like to know more about us - or express interest in the position - please email our CEO, Alison Churchill at alison.churchill@crcnsw.org.au. Please provide a summary of your experience and let us know what you might bring to the Board. As we progress discussions, we will provide you with more detailed information about our organisation and our Board.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Multicultural Care

http://multiculturalcare.com.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area:

Any further information about this vacancy:

Organisation Overview

Multicultural Care (MC) is a not-for-profit, secular, community organisation, specialising in home and community-based support services for frail-aged people, people with disability, and their carers, from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

 

We provide a range of services and supports across Sydney’s Inner West, South West and South East, including:

  • Home Care Packages
  • Short Term Restorative Care Packages
  • Commonwealth Home Support Program services (domestic assistance, personal care, respite, transport, centre-based day respite, allied health and outings)
  • NDIS Supports
  • Community Inclusion and Capacity Development Program - Horticultural Project
  • Veteran Home Care Services
  • Community Resilience Program
  • Carers Investment Program

 

All of our services are aimed at:

  • assisting people to remain living at home for as long as possible through enabling independence and supporting their care needs
  • enabling consumers/participants to have choice and flexibility in the way that care and support is provided
  • enabling carers to maintain their caring relationships by providing respite, access to information and other support.

 

MC consumers and participants are from many diverse cultures and social backgrounds and we ensure they are treated with respect and that their privacy, health, wellbeing, and cultural/linguistic needs are primary considerations.

 

MC receives funding from the Australian Government Department of Health, Australian Government Department of Social Services, Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) and National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).

 

The organisation has achieved significant growth and has become recognised in the region for its expertise in multicultural service delivery.

 

Risk and Compliance Committee

The RACC is one of the key Board committees. It comprises three Directors, the CEO and the Company Secretary, with the Manager, Client Services in attendance. The Board and RACC have identified the need to strengthen the Committee through the appointment of a new member with extensive legal skills. The Board meets bimonthly. The RACC meets, as a rule, four times a year.

 

Skills, Qualifications, Knowledge and Attributes

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, or the non-profit sector.
  • A strong commitment to Multicultural Care’s Vision and Values 
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Extensive legal skills
  • Ability to guide and review strategy through constructive questioning and suggestions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of external environment relevant to aged care and/or disability sector.
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity to develop network with key stakeholders including state and federal government
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Multicultural Care’s targeted communities
  • Prior experience as a committee and /or formal qualification/ professional experience in legal field

 

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Multicultural Care’s Vision and who has a track record of leadership.  Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The role is initially for one year.

Remuneration

Service on Multicultural Care’s Board Committee is without remuneration (volunteer), except for reimbursement of costs incurred while carrying out Committee Members’ duties.


Role: Risk & Compliance Board Committee Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Law & Legal Services
Targeting: Females, English as an additional language or dialect
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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Evergreen Life Care Limited

http://www.evergreenlifecare.org.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: more than 100
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Human Services, Shelter & Residential Care

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Gosford City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

The board is seeking to fill 3 director positions. Highly sought after are skills and experience in 

  • Accounting/Finance
  •  Aged Care/Health Administration/Clinical.
  •  Risk/Compliance/Policy Development
  • Systems

The role requires attending the board meeting, participating on relevant committees, liaising with the Chair, CEO and other board members. Other time commitments include attendance and contribution to strategy planning sessions, board education conference and stakeholder events as well as occasionally participating in and supporting staff and volunteer activities.

Monthly Board Meetings on the last Tuesday of the month, excepting December, at 5pm. Committee meetings are held at other times during the month.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Information & Communication Technology, Aged Care/Health Administration/Clinical.  Risk/Compliance/Policy Development Systems
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Extended Families Australia

http://www.extendedfamilies.org.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: more than 100
Community Segment: Human Services, Community & Economic Development

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area:

Any further information about this vacancy:

About the Role

 

We are seeking people with expertise in strategy, growth and sustainability within the community services or NFP sector, with a proven track record in engaging and building diverse stakeholder relationships, and who have a passion for disability services social inclusion outcomes.

 

Our ideal candidates are a passionate, engaged and purpose-driven leaders with a collaborative and inclusive management style, alongside a strong understanding of corporate governance, the role of an effective Board and management, and experience executive management and development, collaboration and collective impact.

 

About Extended Families Australia

 

Living with a disability can be difficult – it can feel isolating, like life is going on around you, without you.  Extended Families Australia exists to challenge that – we’re a group of people who believe that having joy in your life and being a part of your community is important for everyone.

We support children and young people 0-35 and their families in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula to build friendships and create meaningful connections within the community.

No matter who you are or where you’re from, there’s room to grow, learn and connect with Extended Families Australia.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Business, Change Management, Community Specialist, Fundraising, Information & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Interchange Loddon-Mallee Region Inc

http://www.interchangelm.org.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: more than 100
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services, Community & Economic Development

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Greater Bendigo City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Interchange Loddon-Mallee Region Inc. (Interchange LMR) is an NDIS registered disability support provider, with over 30 years’ experience in providing community, social, recreational and at home support to individuals with disabilities.

In view of this experience, Interchange LMR has become a leader in the disability industry in the Loddon and Mallee regions. Our role is to support people with a disability to connect with their community and lead the life of their choice.

The Interchange LMR Board is currently seeking four persons with experience and/or qualifications in:

Accounting/Financial Management, Law, Marketing & Communications, Information Technology, Disability Sector and/or Governance.

Board appointments are for a three-year term from the date of appointment by the Board with the following role requirements:

  1. Interchange LMR is a child-safe organisation. All leaders must undergo background/reference checks, bankruptcy, national criminal checks and hold a Working with Children Card in line with policy
  2. Regular attendance at Interchange LMR Board meetings and events, including Annual General Meeting
  3. A time commitment of 4-5 hours per month, to undertake Board meeting preparation, attend meetings and subcommittees, strategic Board workshops
  4. Apply professional/industry expertise to support the development and review of policies, programs etc., in addition to having well- rounded governance skills
  5. Willingness to serve on at least one sub-committee and participate actively in its work
  6. High level of commitment to the organisation’s work and values
  7. Willingness to invest in developing own governance skills
  8. Understand Interchange LMR’s services and support them publicly
  9. Prepare for and actively participate in Board discussions and deliberations
  10. Be aware of, declare and abstain from any conflict of interest, behave ethically at all times

Please visit our website http://www.interchangelm.org.au or contact our office on 03 5441 1599 or info@interchangelm.org.au to obtain a Board Member role description prior to submitting an Expression of Interest Form.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to: chair@interchangelm.org.au


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Business, Community Specialist, Information & Communication Technology, Law & Legal Services, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Extended Community Help Organisation Inc

http://www.echocommunity.org.au/about/

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Human Services, Health

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Western Australia
Local Government Area: Bayswater, City of

Any further information about this vacancy:

Extended Community Help Organisation (ECHO) is a dynamic not-for-profit community organisation based in Bayswater and serving the diverse surrounding communities. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of people living independently in their own homes through connection to services and community.

We currently provide a range of services through our in-home Aged Care and NDIS services. We deliver home-care packages as an Approved Aged Care Provider and Garden Care and Social Inclusion and Wellness Services for older people under the Commonwealth Home Support Program.

We enjoy a strong reputation for inclusive and quality services, and have experienced rapid growth in recent years despite challenges in the sectors in which we work. We currently employ close to 75 staff and 50 volunteers, and have an annual operating budget of $4.5 million.

We are seeking at least three (3) Board Member with skills and qualifications in:

  • Audit
  • Human resources / IR
  • Legal
  • Marketing/PR
  • Political
  • Media / communication
  • Technology/IT
  • Policy & government relations
  • Innovation
  • Fundraising
  • Clinical governance.

Our volunteer Board plays a crucial governance role in the organisation and Directors are appointed for a three-year cycle.

ECHO is seeking individuals who are community minded, have a commitment to volunteering and a desire to contribute to effective governance that will in turn will make a difference to the lives of people we support. 

ECHO is seeking individuals who are community minded, have a commitment to volunteering and a desire to contribute to effective governance that will in turn will make a difference to the lives of people we support. 

The preferred persons will be those who can make an active contribution to the Board, are able to think laterally and strategically, and be able to contribute effectively to Board discussions and decision making. It would be advantageous for the successful persons to have previous experience as a non-executive director of other community based and / or not for profit organisations.

Commitment Required:

Day to day management of ECHO is the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and his senior leadership team. The CEO reports to the Board. The Board provides governance, strategic advice and ensures ECHO operates in accordance with its strategic plan and approved budget.In its role, the Board currently meets six times per year in Bayswater on the evening of the last Thursday of every second month. An anticipated minimum time commitment of up to 5 hours per month is required, which includes preparation for and attendance at Board meetings is required. Directors are also expected to be a member of one of the various committees that may meet in alternative months.

Required

  • Strong personal skills to challenge ideas / suggestions in a constructive manner
  • Ability to support the development of ECHO’s strategic growth agenda
  • Previous experience in compliance and risk mitigating from a Board or Senior Management perspective and ability to provide oversight on the correct execution of organisation policies
  • Ability to continuously raise the awareness and brand profile of ECHO in a positive manner

Desired (at least one of the following):

  • Experience in the social sector- either in policy/ government or at an NGO to ensure a broad understanding can be gained about the decision-making landscape (potentially) influencing ECHO and the Community it serves. A knowledge of the dynamic nature of the National Disability Insurance Sector will also be advantageous.
  • Digital and technology Experience – knowledge of digital trends and digital resources
  • Branding/fundraising experience - approaches available to achieve reach through brand exposure and/or generating different revenue streams.
  • Audit – an understanding of the approaches of government and the execution of audits within the sector
  • Human resources / Industrial Relations – an understanding of the recruitment, retention and other employment challenges for the aged care sector
  • Legal – knowledge of regulatory requirements of providers within the sector
  • Marketing/PR and Media / communication
  • Clinical governance– a focus upon disability and aged care

An email marked to the attention of the CEO, Mr Jonathan Smith outlining your interest and skills can be forwarded to secretariat@echocommunity.org.auby COB Friday, 15 March, 2019

All enquiries about the roles may be made via email or call (08) 9271 7011.  Further information about ECHO may be found at our website: www.echocommunity.org.au


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Auditing, Community Specialist, Fundraising, Industrial Relations, Investment, Law & Legal Services, Marketing & Communications, Social services; clinical governance
Targeting: Youth/Students, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, English as an additional language or dialect, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Mobile Attendant Care Service

http://www.macsinc.org.au

Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Queensland
Local Government Area: Brisbane City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Management Committee role - Treasurer

We are seeking a motivated and engaged individual with a sound financial background to join our management committee as Treasurer. Previous experience on a non for profit board is desirable but not essential. CPA or book-keeping qualifications highly desirable.

Our management committee meets monthly on Wednesday evenings (usually toward the end of the month), at our new office in Kedron.

About MACS

MACS was founded in 1992 in response to a need for a service which provided night-time assistance. From the beginning, we have provided personalised and flexible support to people with physical disability.

MACS is an incorporated, non-profit, charitable, non-government organisation that operates in the North Brisbane Community.

MACS’ objective is to provide a supplementary support service by providing a personalised and responsive drop-in night-time service to people with a physical disability living in the North Brisbane community. Over time we have also expanded into some day time support and lifestyle assistance.

Founded by people with disabilities, the original objectives continue today with MACS being a service ‘by and for people with disabilities’. The management committee has a 50% people with disability quota, and we actively encourage people with disabilities to become involved in the running of our service.


Role: Treasurer
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Administration & Office Support, Auditing, Business, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Information & Communication Technology
Targeting: People with Disabilities
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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