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Board Director (voluntary)

Organisation : Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc

Location : VIC Regional (Creswick, Victoria)

Time required : 2-4 hours per month

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Advocacy, Board & Committee Members, Client Services, Community Services, Consulting & Strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Customer Service, Education & Training, Finance & Accounting, Fundraising, Grants & Philanthropy, Healthcare & Medical, HR & Employment Services, Legal, Management, Marketing, Media & Communications, Project Management

Sector : Animals

Application closing date : 31 Oct, 2021

About the role

Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc is governed by a voluntary board of Directors. Our board comprises a Chairperson, Deputy Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and general board members.

Due to several vacancies, we are seeking general board members with the following areas of expertise:

  • Fundraising and Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Governance
  • Community services
  • Law and legal services
  • Animal welfare or veterinary science
  • Board director experience

Candidates with other skill sets who can demonstrate board director experience will be considered.

Board meetings are currently held monthly via technology (Zoom) with some face-to-face meetings in Ballarat and the surrounding region. Board Directors can be based anywhere in Victoria, however, will be required to attend meetings and events in western Victoria from time to time.

All Directors are required to be current members of the Association (membership fee of $20 per annum applies).

Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc is a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 of Victoria. A copy of our rules can be downloaded here.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc

Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc is currently experiencing a period of growth and as a result we seek additional skilled board members to complement our current volunteer directors.

Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc is a new for purpose organisation. We aim to bring joy and happiness to people through dog therapy. We primarily aim to work with young children in schools, nursing home residents, people in hospital and the vulnerable.

How to apply

Position Description : Board Director PD Sep 2021

For more information contact Dan Anderson on 0400 549 885.

To express your interest in a Board Director role, please email a copy of your CV with a brief overview of how your skills will benefit Western Victorian Therapy Dogs Inc to

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to discuss their suitability further with our Founder and Chairperson Kath Philips.

Please quote in application: Board Director (voluntary) via Pro Bono Australia.


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