About the Role
We are seeking a strong, experienced Chair with expertise in strategy, growth and sustainability within the community services or NFP sector, with a proven track record in engaging and building diverse stakeholder relationships, and who has a passion for maternal and/or women’s health outcomes.
Our ideal candidate is a passionate, engaged and purpose-driven leader with a collaborative and inclusive management style, alongside a strong understanding of corporate governance, the role of an effective Board and management, and experience in succession planning, executive management and development, collaboration and collective impact.
About the Organisation
Birth for Humankind is a Melbourne-based not-for-profit organisation, that exists to ensure that every mother, regardless of her socioeconomic circumstances, has access to support, education and care during pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Birth for Humankind aspires to bring a culture of celebration, inclusion, equity and kindness to birth culture and works to fill the current gaps in the Australian maternal health system.
The women we support are primarily from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds, young women, women experiencing homelessness and women with a history of family violence and trauma. We provide support to women through a number of tailored birth support and education programs, including Doula Support, Education, Research and Advocacy programs.
Apply for this Job
For details concerning this role, please contact
Phone : 0404230460
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
For key selection criteria and further details, please view the full position description at https://birthforhumankind.org/get-involved/work-with-us
To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to email@example.com
Applications close Tuesday 7 May 2019, 5.00pm AEST.
Birth for Humankind welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with a disability.
Birth for Humankind is committed to child safety and wellbeing. All employees and volunteers must abide by our Child Safe Commitment Statement and Code of Conduct.
Please quote in application: Chair, Board of Directors via Pro Bono Australia.