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Bower Reuse & Repair Centres

Bower Reuse and Repair Centre is currently seeking two voluntary board members to join its board for a term of two years.

The Bower is an environmental charity registered as a Cooperative in NSW. Our mission is to pioneer programs to reduce the amount of waste entering landfill by reclaiming household items and building materials for reuse, repair, and resale at affordable prices.

We offer a series of workshops and courses to the public, ranging from basic carpentry to building tiny houses. We operate from multiple centres located in Marrickville, Zetland (electronics workshop), Parramatta, and Redfern (woodwork workshop).

The Bower has initiated programs to work alongside frontline service organisations in support of refugees and survivors of domestic and family violence. Through these programs The Bower helps to help meet the needs of these families and individuals as they transition into permanent housing.

The Bower is also at the forefront of waste minimisation and the Right to Repair movements in Australia. Through our Repair Café programs we offer practical solutions to help address these growing social and environmental problems.

If you would like to contribute to our organisation by joining our board, please contact the board search committee by emailing boardsearch@bower.org.au, using the subject line: Voluntary Board Member enquiry via EthicalJobs. The Board meets 8-10 times per year usually online or at one of The Bower’s venues during the evening.

Board members are required to keep abreast of developments with The Bower and read documentation and correspondence in between meetings. Board members may also be requested to join Board sub-committees.

In 2021 we have vacancies for Member Directors i.e. the directors have to be members of the organisation. Information regarding membership of our organisation can be accessed here.

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