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Egypt Equine Aid

http://www.egyptequineaid.org

Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Animal Welfare

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: On Weekends
State where Board Meetings Held: Western Australia
Local Government Area: Perth, City of

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Egypt Equine Aid (EEA) Board members bring valuable and diverse skillsets that help to advance EEA’s goals and ensure it remains a relevant and leading charity in equine welfare in Egypt. All Board members are expected to participate actively in the design and implementation of activities that support EEA’s work.

EEA is seeking Board members with skills and experience in marketing and fundraising who share our passion and vision for helping the animals of Egypt. Experience with animal welfare/non-profit organisations will be viewed favourably. EEA is also keen to recruit Board members who have contacts/networks in the horse industry which may assist in promoting and expanding EEA’s work.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

A EEA Non-Executive Board member is expected to:

  • Actively contribute time and energy to EEA’s activities
  • Bring an external perspective to Board matters and assist in promoting and advocating EEA’s vision
  • Bring relevant competency, experience, legitimacy and ethical behaviour to the Board table
  • Ensure proper corporate governance process is followed with integrity, including financial reporting and disclosure and compliance with the law and other requirements
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and ultimately endorse its adoption
  • Actively participate in Board meetings (held via Skype)
  • Respect Board confidentiality and declare conflicts of interest
  • Act in the best interest of EEA and in accordance with its policies and the law
  • Remain up-to-date with EEA projects and support them publicly (social media, community networks).

A Board member contributing marketing/fundraising expertise is also expected to:

  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing programs
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications – from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities and partnerships
  • Assist in the development and execution of events that promote and raise funds for EEA.

DURATION OF APPOINTMENT:

Members of the Board are elected/appointed for an initial three-year term and can be re-appointed/re-elected for a further two three-year terms. They can resign at any time.

REMUNERATION & EXPENSES:

Members of the Board are not paid remuneration for their input but are entitled to be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses incurred in fulfilling their obligations as a Board member.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • A belief in, and passion for, animal welfare and EEA’s vision
  • Experience in fundraising, marketing or event management, particularly in the non-profit sector
  • An ability to think strategically and develop and implement medium to long term marketing and fundraising initiatives
  • Proven capacity for and experience in establishing and maintaining effective networks
  • A willingness and ability to contribute time and energy to EEA’s marketing and fundraising activities
  • A willingness to take on the statutory obligations as described by the ACNC for Board members.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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SAFE Inc

http://www.safe.asn.au

Annual Budget: $25,001-$75,000
Number of Paid Staff: 1 - 3
Number of Volunteers: more than 100
Community Segment: Animal Welfare

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Quarterly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Western Australia
Local Government Area:

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Saving Animals from Euthanasia Inc (SAFE Inc) is WA's largest volunteer-based animal rescue and rehoming service. SAFE rehomes thousands of healthy animals every year through its twelve branches and an innovative, low cost foster care model. SAFE Inc is the Western Australian arm of Animal Welfare League Australia.

We are looking for two new board members.

Treasurer

We are looking for an experienced and passionate finance professional to join our Board of Directors in the position of Treasurer. As well as providing oversight and guidance to the strategic direction of SAFE Inc, the Treasurer will play a key role in ensuring the appropriate financial management of our operations and accurate reporting to the Board.

If you are motivated by SAFE's mission, experienced in financial leadership in the not-for-profit sector, and would enjoy being part of a working board, please email exec@safe.org.au for a full role description.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading strategic financial planning and budgeting
  • Reviewing financial systems and making recommendations
  • Ability to analyse and discuss strategically financial performance
  • Managing financial risk
  • Initiating discussions to connect finance and mission
  • Building positive working relationships with directors, employees and the executive
  • Representing SAFE to stakeholders and acting as an ambassador for the organisation

Key Requirements:

  • Able to provide 8-12 hours of your time per month
  • Possess high levels of communication and engagement
  • Able to prepare for and attend Quarterly Board Meetings and AGM
  • Qualifications and experience in accounting and finance
  • An interest and passion for animal welfare
  • Previous board / governance experience is desirable but not essential

General Board Member (legal experience)

We are looking for an experienced and passionate legal professional to join our Board of Directors and play a key role in ensuring the organisation is compliant with its legal responsibilities and has effective systems of governance and risk management in place. 

If you are motivated by SAFE's mission, experienced in governance in the not-for-profit sector, and would enjoy being part of a working board, please email exec@safe.org.au for a full role description.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the board of directors to understand legal and contractual risks and mitigating those risks
  • Providing advice in respect of SAFE’s legal obligations
  • Providing effective representation in legal negotiations and liaisons with members and key external stakeholders

Key Requirements:

  • Able to provide 8-12 hours of your time per month
  • Possess high levels of communication and engagement
  • Able to prepare for and attend Quarterly Board Meetings and AGM
  • Qualifications and experience in corporate law and governance
  • An interest and passion for animal welfare


Role: Treasurer, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Change Management, Fundraising, Law & Legal Services
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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