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Organisation : Australian Men's Health Forum

Location : Australia

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Health – General, Men, Mental Health

Salary type : Volunteer

Application closing date : 29 Apr, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Men's Health Forum


The Australian Men’s Health Forum (AMHF) is the peak body for people working to improve the lives and health of men and boys in Australia. We trace our history back to the first National Men’s Health conference in 1995 and have evolved from a voluntary organisation to a registered charity with a growing membership, run by a team of dedicated professionals.

Having recently secured 3 years of funding under the Commonwealth Government’s Health Peak Advisory Body program, our longest-serving board member is preparing to step down from the President’s role. As part of succession planning, we are now looking to strengthen our Board by recruiting an independent President, with a strong profile among our key stakeholders, to help grow AMHF’s influence and strengthen our impact.

The focus of AMHF’s work is to connect and support the men’s health sector; champion male-friendly approaches to working with men; provide resources that raise knowledge and awareness of men’s health issues and advocate for Government policies and actions that improve men and boys’ health.

About the role


To be considered for this role, you will need proven Board leadership and governance experience, particularly within purpose-driven organisations. You will also have the skills, contacts and confidence to engage with the media, the corporate sector and key politicians and policy makers.

Experience of developing strategic partnerships and a proven ability to build an organisation’s fundraising capacity is also desired.  

Crucially, you will have a commitment to creating a healthier future for men and be aligned to our strengths-based approach to men’s health, which focuses on the underlying causes of good health like education, relationships, social connection, financial security and access to male-friendly support services.

The role of President is voluntary and will require you to work closely with our CEO and Board, including our outgoing President who will continue to serve on the board.


 The ideal candidate will meet most or all of the following criteria:

  • Experience of working with charity boards
  • Alignment with AMHF approach to men’s health
  • Knowledge/experience of men’s health issues
  • Proven board leadership skills
  • Experience of charity fundraising
  • Experience of working with media
  • Experience of working with politicians and policy makers
  • Experience of building partnership with corporate sector
  • Existing profile amongst our key stakeholders
  • Previous experience chairing purpose-driven organisations

How to apply

Position Description : AMHF_President_2022

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: President of the Board (Voluntary) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Board_and_Committee_Members
Sector: #Health_–_General, #Men, #Mental_Health


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