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Organisation : Native Animal Rescue Incorporated

Location : Perth

Time required : Approximately 10 hours a month

Duration of project : Minimum 1 year

Sector : Animals, Conservation & Environment

Posted on : 29 Sep, 2018

About the Role

• Do you have a passion for supporting native Australian animals and the environment?
• Do you have experience in fundraising, marketing, grants, education and training or developing partnering relationships with government or the private sector?
• Are you able to commit for a minimum of 1 year (approximately 10 hours per month) to the role?

Native Animal Rescue is a not-for-profit and non-government incorporated body. We are located in Malaga and have a regional branch in Broome.
We are involved in leading-edge conservation programs and collaborate with local councils, government departments and universities to develop and maintain rehabilitation strategies for our precious native wildlife.
Our main goals are:
• The treatment and care of sick, orphaned and displaced native animals and to rehabilitate them back into their natural habitat
• To contribute to conservation strategies
• Provide facilities for the training of practitioners in wildlife management skills
• The education of the wider community in wildlife issues
• To provide resources and facilities to support research into wildlife issues

The role
We are seeking highly motivated individuals with the following skill sets:
• Fundraising
• Marketing and Communications
• Grant seeking/writing/reporting
• Education and training (teaching qualifications or Cert IV in Training and Assessment would be highly regarded)
• Partnering with government and private organisations

Fundamental to the success of the role will be the ability to work in a collaborative manner in Board meetings and willingness to get involved in additional projects to support the Association in your area of expertise.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant field
• Previous experience as a Board Member in a comparable organisation
• Previous experience with a not for profit organisation
Competencies / skills required:
• Strong teamwork skills
• Excellent organisation and communication skills
• Good leadership skills
Time availability:
• Minimum 1 year
• Approximately 10 hours a month, attendance at Board meetings, Annual General Meeting and at least one public event a year.
• Meetings are generally monthly on a weekday evening, with the Board setting the dates and times at the first meeting following the AGM.
Other requirements:
• Successful police check
• Successful candidates will need to become a member of Native Animal Rescue. The current membership fee is $25 per year.
• Any offer of positions is subject to endorsement by the members at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 21st November at 7pm. Attendance at this meeting is required to be selected for the position.

How to apply
Please attach you current resume with a brief statement addressing the following questions:
• Why are you applying for this position?
• Are you currently or have you ever been a member of any boards or committees?
• What skills do you think you can bring to the Native Animal Rescue Board?

Please note interviews will be held during the period 29th to 31st October.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Native Animal Rescue Incorporated
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Laura Rowan

Phone : 0411515690

Email :

Please quote in application: Board Members - up to three positions available via Pro Bono Australia.


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