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Organisation : Global Care Group Inc

Location : Perth

Time required : 3-4 hours/ month plus preparatory time

Duration of project : 2 year term

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors

Posted on : 6 Oct, 2019

About the role

Do you have the spark and skills we are looking for?
Do you want to be part of something unique?

The Organisation

Global Care Group Inc is a small, not-for-profit Western Australian aged care service provider. We employ around 160 staff across two locations in Midland and York.

We are a group of passionate professionals who strive to deliver a range of aged care services to our clients. Our strategic plan sets a growth trajectory for the organisation over the next few years.

At our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November 2019, we are expecting a number of general vacancies on our Board due to expiring terms. We seek to appoint high calibre, voluntary Board Members to the Board. If you have a commercial mind and a social heart, we encourage you to apply.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds.

Selection Criteria:

  • Values driven, including high levels of integrity and respect
  • Sound governance knowledge via previous Board / Committee experience
  • Availability to attend up to 12 Board & Committee meetings a year
  • Commercial acumen
  • Clear communicator
  • Specific experience in any of the following, would be highly regarded:
    o Aged, retirement or community care industry;
    o Property development, procurement and construction;
    o Corporate finance, law or information technology;
    o Financial markets, investment management and banking
    o Clinical Governance
  • One successful applicant will be a consumer representative, they will either personally be currently receiving services from our organisation or have a relative who meets this criteria.

In addition, the successful applicant will be required to obtain a current National Police Screening certificate and declare that they meet the standards required from Key Personnel, as defined by the Aged Care Act 1997. This is a voluntary (non-paid) role. Global Care Group Board Members are reimbursed for business related out of pocket expenses.

Board meetings are held every month in the evening and sub-committee meetings as required.

How to Apply:Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to formally nominate for the opportunity and provide a short (120 word max) biography that will be provided to the association members prior to the voting process at the 2019 AGM. Shortlisted applicants will be required to become a member of our association as per our constitution.

Copies of our constitution and our 2017/18 Annual Report can be provided to interested individuals, please email Tashya Adikaram on with your request.Provide your resume to our Chief Executive Officer Krystal Laurentsch via email address by 18th October 2019. Briefly explain in a cover letter why you would like to join our Board and how your skills, experience and attributes are relevant.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Global Care Group Inc
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Board Member (General) via Pro Bono Australia.




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