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Organisation : Wild At Heart Community Arts

Location : Melbourne (North Melbourne)

Time required : 4-6 hours per month

Duration of project : 2 years

Sector : Arts & Culture, Community Development, Disabilities, Mental Health

About the role

Board member and Treasurer sought: arts and mental health sector

The opportunity

Wild at Heart is seeking expressions of interests from prospective volunteer board members. We are offering a rewarding opportunity to help lead our passionate and committed team in making a difference to the lives of marginalised Australians with disability through skills development, creative expression and community building. 

These are volunteer positions.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for two volunteer board members (one general member, and one to take the position of Treasurer) ready to make a commitment of approximately 4-6 hours per month over a two-year term. The commitment comprises:

  • attendance at six board meetings each year (in North Melbourne, Victoria)
  • other contributions to the work of the organisation between formal board meetings
  • for the Treasurer, periodical liaison with the Executive Director and Chair and oversight of the financial health of the organisation.

We’re particularly keen to hear from people with expertise in any or all of:

  • lived experience of disability and/or mental illness
  • being a carer or family member of a person with disability and/or mental illness
  • financial and legal risk management
  • marketing and fundraising

Prior experience in a governance or board roles highly regarded.

If that sounds like you, please contact the Executive Director, Phil Heuzenroeder, at find out more about the role and obtain a position description.

Who is Wild at Heart?

We’re an organisation that provides opportunities for people who experience disability to learn the skills to tell their own stories through arts and music making, to belong to a peer community, and to fully participate in society through their artistic work.

We do this because we believe being creative and participating with others in telling our stories through arts making and enjoyment of the arts is both an essential part of life and a human right. 

We are committed toachieving measurable impact in 5 key areas:

  • improved sense of self and belonging to a creative community
  • increased skills in arts & music making and creative productivity in new original art and music
  • increased contribution to the community through creative arts and improved wellbeing and connectedness
  • audience exposure to arts and music that enhances knowledge, understanding and empathy for people who experience disability
  • a sustainable and accountable organization.

Find out more about what we do at: or view our National Charities and Not-for-profit Commissionprofile.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Wild At Heart Community Arts
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Board members - disability arts organisation via Pro Bono Australia.


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