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EOI- Board Member with Lived Experience of Family Violence

Organisation : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Board & Committee Members, Community Services, Other, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Families, Other, Women

Salary type : Volunteer

Application closing date : 10 Jun, 2020

About the role

The EDVOS board has recently undergone a process of renewal and is now seeking applications from women with lived experience of family violence to join our volunteer board. Previous experience in governance would be useful, but not essential.

EDVOS seeks applicants who:

• can contribute in at least one identified professional and / or industry knowledge areas;

• are able and willing to share their knowledge and experience to improve what we do;

• are in a position, both physically and emotionally, to confidently and safely engage in EDVOS board director role.

Board meetings are currently scheduled for the last Wednesday of each month in the evening (generally 6pm commencement). Board members are also expected to contribute through participation in one of three Board Committees: Finance and Audit, Governance, Quality and Risk.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

EDVOS is the specialist family violence service in the Eastern Metropolitan Region and covers the municipalities of Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Knox, Monash, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges. We provide an integrated range of support and services to empower women and children who have experienced and are responding to family violence. We focus on ensuring the safety of women and children, and the accountability of perpetrators.

How to apply

For further information regarding EDVOS and for further details regarding expression of interest please email

Closing date for applications: COB Wednesday 10th June 2020

Please quote in application: EOI- Board Member with Lived Experience of Family Violence via Pro Bono Australia.



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