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Board Member (voluntary)


Employer: Australian Refugee Association Inc
Work Type/s: Volunteer
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Operations & Risk Management, Multiculturalism & Diversity
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 30 September, 2019.
Applications close: 30 September, 2019. (Expired)

The Australian Refugee Association Inc. (ARA) is a community-based organisation based in Adelaide providing settlement, migration and other appropriate assistance to refugees, migrants and other people of concern since 1975.

ARA promotes a holistic approach to the needs of refugees and sees the final goal of settlement as full participation in the social, economic, cultural and political life of Australia while maintaining security of personal, family and community identity.

We are seeking two individuals with relevant experience to join our Board.

Key responsibilities:

As a Board member you will be responsible for:

  • Setting the strategic direction and providing leadership to the organisation
  • Monitoring organisational performance against its purpose and strategic plan
  • Ensuring financial and legal compliance

Personal criteria:

As a Board member, you are expected to have one or more of the following:

  • Lived experiences as a refugee or migrant and/or
  • Board/Governance Experience and/or
  • Legal experience and/or
  • Direct Sector experience

The Board meets on a monthly basis and the term for the position is two years.

In accordance with ARA’s Constitution, Board members must be financial members of the organisation. Individual membership fees are $25 per annum.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.