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Board Director for Common Equity NSW

Organisation : Common Equity NSW

Location : Sydney

Time required : 3 to 5 hours per month

Duration of project : 3 years

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, HR & Employment Services, Legal

Sector : Community Development, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Posted on : 26 Jun, 2020

About the role

The Board of Common Equity NSW (CENSW) is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Board Director.

About CENSW.

CENSW is a not for profit, Tier 2 Registered Community Housing Provider and peak body for Co-operative Housing in NSW. Formed in 2009 it oversees the function and operation of thirty two rental Housing Co-operatives across NSW managing over 500 properties.

CENSW is unique in the marketplace as the peak body for Co-operative Housing in NSW and offers a very different business model than other housing providers.

Board Directors must be able to work in an environment of discussion and debate, support the principles of Co-operation which govern the co-operative housing sector, endorse the values of the organisation, provide good governance and leadership and have a commitment to social and affordable housing.

CENSW seeks to assist low-income families and individuals to live better and obtain a brighter, secure future through access to housing they can afford. CENSW offers rental accommodation in Sydney metro and select regional areas for people who are in need of low-cost accommodation and who qualify for social or affordable housing.Co-operative housing provides excellent housing outcomes for people on low to moderate incomes.

About the role

The CENSW Board consists of Technical and Cooperative Member Directors with a wide range of skills and experience in finance, development, cooperative housing management, advocacy and project management.

CENSW is seeking someone who will:

  • contribute to governance activities and shape the direction of the organisation
  • offer individual expertise in the area of law, human resource management or marketing and communications and
  • have strong alignment with CENSW vision and values, together with the passion and time to commit to a 3-year term.

Directors are expected to attend 6 Board meetings per year as well as participate in one committee of the Board.

CENSW offers a nominal sitting fee for Board Directors.

CENSW is committed to achieving diversity on their Board of management and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ + people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to apply.

To apply for the Board Director role, please email your updated resume, including a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and relevant experience you have to offer in the specialist areas to enquiries@commonequity.com.au  marked ‘EOI for Board Director’ by 24 July 2020.

For more information on the role, please contact Nick Sabel, CEO on 0416 324 131. 

 

About the organisation

Organisation name : Common Equity NSW
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Nick Sabel CEO

Phone : 0416324131

Email : enquiries@commonequity.com.au


Please quote in application: Board Director for Common Equity NSW via Pro Bono Australia.


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