Close Search
 
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
News  |  Careers

Children Advocate Takes Playgroup Top Job


14 April 2014 at 11:42 am
Staff Reporter
High-profile Not for Profit leader Karen Bevan has taken on the position of Chief Executive Officer at Playgroup NSW.

Staff Reporter | 14 April 2014 at 11:42 am


0 Comments


 Print
Children Advocate Takes Playgroup Top Job
14 April 2014 at 11:42 am

High-profile Not for Profit leader Karen Bevan has taken on the position of Chief Executive Officer at Playgroup NSW.

Bevan, who has extensive experience in the children and families area, will take up the position after leading the policy and research teams at the Royal Commission for Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse.

“Karen has spent much of her time working as an advocate and policy influencer ensuring that initiatives for children are based on solid, fact based evidence,” Playgroup NSW President Karen Whiteside said.

“This has ensured that children and families benefit.  This commitment demonstrates a very strong alignment to our own goals and vision for children within the community, Karen is a perfect fit for Playgroup NSW.

“This is an exciting period for the organisation and we welcome her to the team.”

Bevan has also worked with UnitingCare Children, Young People and Families where she held the senior executive position of Director, Social Justice, responsible for the organisation’s policy, advocacy and research agendas, government relations and organisational strategy.

Other roles have included work in the areas of policy, research, public relations and fundraising.

She also has significant experience managing both state and federal government relationships at a senior level as an advocate for the wellbeing of children.  

Playgroup NSW is a Not for Profit organisation that brings mums, dads, grandparents, carers, children and babies together in a relaxed and friendly environment and provides services, information and resources to its members and affiliated Playgroups.


Staff Reporter  |  Journalist  |  @ProBonoNews


PB Careers
Get your biweekly dose of news, opinion and analysis to keep you up to date with what’s happening and why it matters for you, sent every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers? Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au or download our contributor guidelines.

Advertisement

Virtual Congress - CPA Australia


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Opening up about mental health at work

Mike Davis

Monday, 26th October 2020 at 6:47 pm

Making room for change through challenges

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 26th October 2020 at 8:35 am

How to prototype your career as a social innovator

Contributor

Monday, 26th October 2020 at 8:21 am

Volunteering in Victoria thrives, but at what cost?

Maggie Coggan

Monday, 19th October 2020 at 5:46 pm

pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook
×