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Organisation : BPD Community

Location : Victoria (South Melbourne)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Education & Employment, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Mental Health

Salary type : Volunteer

Application closing date : 7 May, 2019

About the role

BPD Community is growing its Board, we are seeking committed and passionate individuals to join us.

To support the organisation as it enters into a critical growth phase, the Board is looking for individuals with skills and experience in accounting and finance, not-for-profit fundraising, and information technology. Skills in marketing and communications, human resources and advocacy would also be highly regarded.

BPD Community is also seeking an individual with extensive legal and law experience to take on the role of Company Secretary.

Younger professionals may prefer to join the Development Committee in preparation for a more responsible role on the Board.

As BPD Community is a grassroots organisation made up entirely of volunteers we are seeking individuals who can make a commitment of at least two hours a week for a two-year term.

Directors are encouraged to make a financial contribution to the organisation.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : BPD Community
ABOUT BPD COMMUNITY (https://www.bpdcommunity.com.au/who-we-are/vacancies)

BPD Community is a grassroots organisation that supports people living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and their families and friends. We are an organisation for people impacted by BPD by people impacted by BPD. We empower and support people with BPD to gain an understanding of the treatments and services available to them and empower and support family members and friends to advocate for and support their loved ones. We also support workers in the community in their work with BPD. Since 2015 we have helped thousands of people in the Victorian BPD Community to take control of their recovery and rebuild their lives.

OUR VISION

BPD Community has a vision for a Victoria free from the stigma and discrimination faced by people with borderline personality disorder.

WHAT WE DO

BPD Community is a trusted voice of the Victorian Borderline Personality Disorder community. We provide peer support for families and friends of people living with BPD, providing a caring and supportive environment to share experiences, advice and support Our training program is designed to practically support families and friends in strengthening supportive relationships with their loved ones. We have a deep understanding of the issues faced by people with this illness. We work hard to ensure those providing services to or working with people with BPD are made aware of the particular challenges faced by the BPD community. We deliver training to those who work with people affected by BPD. We advocate tirelessly for better support, services and treatment for people with BPD to all levels of government and the medical profession. We have strong links with state and local governments and a range of health organisations that provide mental health care. We advise and inform people with BPD, their families and friends, arming them with the tools they need to support and advocate for themselves and their loved ones. We provide informed support to those who work with people with BPD.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Board director job ad

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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