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Board / Management Committee Members (Voluntary)

Immigration Advice & Rights Centre (IARC)

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The Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC) is seeking to appoint several new management committee members to help take the centre to the next level and ensure we have the skills and experience needed for an effective and financially sustainable organisation.

We are particularly looking for members with experience in any of the following areas:

  • Australian immigration and refugee law and practice
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing and communications
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Publishing

You will be expected to attend four committee meetings per year as well as our AGM and undertake sub-committee work as required.

You will likely have experience as a board chair, director or executive in the legal, commercial, public or community sector. You will have strong networks and have a good understanding of the community legal or broader not-for-profit sector.

These are voluntary positions and appointments are for an initial term of 3 years.

About IARC

IARC is a specialist, not-for-profit community legal centre providing free immigration advice and assistance to people throughout New South Wales.

As a community legal centre, our mission is to help those with the greatest need. Nearly half our clients have experienced or are at risk of family violence. They are financially disadvantaged, come from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and often face multiple layers of disadvantage including homelessness, low education levels and disability. Many have experienced torture and trauma.

IARC’s vision is for a fair and just immigration system for everyone, regardless of means.

To submit your application, click Apply Now. 

A detailed position description is attached.

If you would like more information about IARC or the role of the Management Committee, feel free to reach out to Kathryn Viegas, Committee President at kathryn.viegas@nomos.com.au, using the subject line: Board / Management Committee Members (Voluntary) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

IARC takes pride in our diversity and we strongly encourage applications from people from culturally and linguistically diverse and refugee backgrounds, First Nations people, LGBTIQ+ people and people living with a disability.

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