Close Search

Non Executive Director

Organisation : Unison

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Board & Committee Members, CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

Unison is seeking to recruit a new Board member who can support the organisation to realise its
vision and mission at a time of significant growth.
The person we are seeking will be able to demonstrate:

  • high integrity, discretion and sound judgement
  • open-mindedness, curiosity to understand the perspective of others, and ability to engage in
    robust discussions constructively
  • expertise in :
    – non-profit governance; direct experience with a medium to large not-for-profit
    organisation would be advantageous
    – risk management
    – finance with a high level of financial literacy
    – audit processes
  • an ability to process and interpret complex information
  • a passion for working with disadvantaged groups in an empowering and effective way
  • familiarity with the not for profit environment
  • alignment with Unison’s values

Appointments are typically for three years, and directors are eligible for re-appointment for
additional terms.
The Unison Board meets eight times a year on weeknights and the Finance, Audit and Risk
Committee meets five times a year on weekdays.
Unison values diversity and welcomes people of any culture, ethnic background, religion, age,
gender, sexual orientation and ability to use our services and apply to join our Board.
This is a voluntary role.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Unison

Unison is a non-for-profit organisation that provides affordable housing, and works to reduce
disadvantage and social exclusion for people who have previously been homeless, by helping to
create communities around them.
Unison is Victoria’s largest community housing provider and assists over 3,300 people each year who
are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

How to apply

Please send a CV and letter outlining your interest in the role and the skills and experience you
would bring to Unison and your interest in assisting our organisation’s tenants and clients to
Any queries about the role can be directed to Celine Savage, Company Secretary, at

For more information about the organisation, please refer to

Please quote in application: Non Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.


You might be interested in

 20 hours a week, flexible, work from home  12 mth fi...

BPD Community Manager

We are seeking a General Manager to lead one of the biggest ...


Featured suppliers

Yes we’re lawyers, but we do a lot more....


Gembridge is a consultancy specialising in the ‘for purpos...

Gembridge Recruitment

pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get purpose-driven roles delivered free to your inbox every Monday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!