Board of Directors Vacancies


Kidsafe NSW is seeking to appoint a number of NSW based Directors (referred to as Council Members) to join the NSW Council to help guide the organisation through an exciting period of expansion. We are looking for dynamic, experienced and collaborative Council Members whose values align with Kidsafe NSW’s mission to work with communities to prevent unintentional child injury and to create safe, fun environments for children to grow and develop.

The Board is seeking Directors with expertise in any, but not exclusive, of the following: - health promotion, product safety, business development, governance, education, marketing and fundraising.

Appointment would be for an initial term of three years.

These are non-remunerated voluntary positions requiring:

* strong understanding of governance and the role and responsibilities of a board director, ideally gained through AICD qualifications and/or previous Board experience

* the ability to understand and critically assess strategic plans, risk management plans, budgets and financial reports

* strong communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to operate collaboratively in a team environment

* personal qualities of integrity, professionalism, and a strong desire to make a difference to child accident injury prevention

Directors are required to participate (either face-to-face, or by teleconference) in 6 council meetings, usually held 4-6pm on the 2nd Wednesday of alternate months. In addition, Directors are expected to participate in sub-committees and other Kidsafe NSW activities.

Kidsafe NSW will provide support, induction and training for new Council Members, and will arrange and meet the cost of necessary accommodation, travel and associated expenses for Directors to attend meetings and other approved business.

To apply for these roles please send a letter outlining your skills and experience and a copy of your resume to Dr Kate Hunter, Chair Kidsafe NSW via email address below, with the subject line Kidsafe NSW Council Position Application.

Applications will be accepted until 31 July 2019.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Please send your application to:

Contact Person: Dr Kate Hunter
Further Information: Ms Christine Erskine
Email Address:
Tel: (02) 9845 0894 or 0427 714 749

Click here for the full vacancy post.

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