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Organisation : infoxchange & Connecting Up

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Other

Salary type : Volunteer

Application closing date : 11 Apr, 2021

About the role

  • Award winning NFP social enterprise delivering technology for social justice
  • Progressive, professional, and diverse Board
  • Fast growing organisation with high performing Executive team

 

The Board is seeking to appoint up to 3 new experienced board directors, to complement existing members in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. Specific experience is sought in any or a combination of finance, risk, investment, ICT, legal, customer engagement, government or health services, for appointment commencing mid-2021.

 

The Position

The Board of Directors is responsible for governance focusing on the wider issues of organisational purpose, including the setting and monitoring of strategic direction, and the establishment and monitoring of board level policies.

The Board works in close partnership with the Group Chief Executive Officer to ensure that Infoxchange and Connecting Up’s objectives and goals are achieved.

Board Members serve a three-year term on both the Infoxchange and the Connecting Up Boards and may be eligible for re-appointment for two additional three-year terms. There are currently two committees: Finance and Risk; and Strategy.

The Board has a broad range of skills and experience. Current directors can be viewed here: https://www.infoxchange.org/au/about-us/our-board

 

The Opportunity

A number of Directors on the Board of Infoxchange and Connecting Up will reach the end of their tenure in April 2021, and the Board is seeking to appoint up to 3 new experienced board directors, to complement existing members in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. Appointment commencement is anticipated to be mid-2021.

Essential criteria:

  1. Understanding of and commitment to technology for social justice and the aims and objectives of Infoxchange and Connecting Up (essential)
  2. Highly-developed interpersonal skills, integrity and sound judgement (essential)

 

Additional criteria (not prioritised) – extensive professional or executive/board experience:

  1. Finance: accounting, financial management, potentially including investment strategy
  2. ICT: Information and Communication Technology, potentially including innovation / entrepreneurship
  3. Brand and customer engagement
  4. Legal
  5. Industry experience in: Government (Federal and / or State) or for purpose (NFP / Philanthropy) or Health

 

Infoxchange is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking diversity and gender balance on the Board of Directors.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : infoxchange & Connecting Up

The Organisation

Infoxchange is Australia and New Zealand’s leading not-for-profit dedicated to using technology to improve the lives of people experiencing disadvantage and the organisations that support them. With over 150 staff delivering products and services to over 24,000 organisations, we work with community, government and corporate partners to solve issues around homelessness, family violence, mental health and disability, as well as supporting Indigenous communities, women, youth and families.

In 2018 Connecting Up became a subsidiary of Infoxchange in Australia, and trades as TechSoup in New Zealand.

Through our work in digital inclusion and social innovation we use technology to empower over 2 million people experiencing disadvantage, driving social inclusion and creating stronger communities. We believe no-one should be left behind in today’s digital world.

For more information see; www.infoxchange.org

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Board Directors (Probono) via Pro Bono Australia.


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