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.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Chair, Board of Directors via Pro Bono Australia.