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Non-Executive Director - Hunter Region

The Mai-Wel Group

Enhancing lives through opportunity & choice

Mai-Wel is a progressive and vibrant organisation serving people in the Hunter since 1960. Commencing as a service provider for people with a disability it has more recently developed and embraced the needs of a wider community. Mai-Wel is driven by a passion for social inclusion, community connection and unwavering belief in the rights of the individual. The highest quality of personalised services are provided to each individual assisting them to achieve their life goals.

The Opportunity:

Mai-Wel is seeking non-executive directors with strong alignment to Mai-Wel’s mission, vision and values to help take our work to the next level. If you:

  • Feel strongly about social inclusion and the rights of people with a disability to live a fulfilling life;
  • Have a strong focus on business sustainability particularly in a not-for-profit setting; and
  • Think you can complement and add value to the existing board of directors,

then we might just be the organisation for you!

Required Skills & Experience:

A strong understanding of the role of a non-executive director, particularly in contrast to the role of management. We’d like to see evidence of experience and background in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Accounting (CA or CPA).
  2. Clinical expertise either a GP, RN, CNC, or allied health practitioner.
  3. Expertise in public relations particularly in a not-for-profit setting.
  4. Expertise in people and culture strategy.
  5. Compliance and risk management in strongly regulated environments.


As a non-executive director, you will be expected to be proficient in, understand, be accountable for and actively support:

  • A risk management mindset;
  • strategic and flexible thinking;
  • interpersonal and communication skills;
  • a collaborative approach; and

Understanding your legal duties and responsibilities under the Corporations Act, 2001.

The Board meets monthly and Directors will be required to participate in one (or more) of Mai-Wel’s sub-committees:

  • Finance & Audit Committee;
  • Compliance Committee;
  • Governance & Risk Committee;
  • Events & Fundraising Committee; and/or
  • Other committees – on a needs basis.

Further information about Mai-Wel can be found at our website www.maiwel.com.au .

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in one of the Hunter’s premium service providers.

Should you wish to discuss your candidature please contact CEO, Lynne Graham (02) 4057 2900.

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