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Board member with expertise in finance and risk

Posted : Wednesday, 6th September 2017 - 2:31 pm

Organisation : Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Location : Melbourne

Time required : See the Position Description

Duration of project : Two year appointment

Contact Name : Jasmin Chen

Contact Phone : (03) 9418 0916

Contact Email :

About the Role

MCWH is currently seeking a talented woman who is passionate about our organisation and has finance and risk expertise to join our Board.


The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) is a national women’s health organisation committed to improving the health and wellbeing of immigrant and refugee women around Australia.

MCWH is run by and for immigrant and refugee women. We are a national voice for women from both emerging and established migrant communities, including refugees and asylum seekers.

MCWH is based in Victoria and promotes the wellbeing of immigrant and refugee women through advocacy, research, training and multilingual health education and information.

MCWH reaches thousands of immigrant and refugee women each year through health information sessions delivered in women’s preferred languages.

MCWH also brings attention to relevant issues for immigrant women’s health and wellbeing through research, partnerships, consultation, providing input into policy and building capacity among service providers and policy makers.


Board members are appointed for a period of up to two years with the opportunity for reappointment after the two year period. We are currently seeking a woman with:

• demonstrated skills in financial management and risk;
• demonstrated commitment to social justice;
• passion for immigrant and refugee women’s health and wellbeing;
• capacity and willingness to apply specific skills and expertise to the implementation of Board responsibilities;
• capacity to commit to attendance at 6-weekly Board meetings, and related activities and events.

Ideally, we are seeking a woman from an immigrant and refugee background or someone who has a strong connection to, immigrant and refugee communities. A full list of the duties and responsibilities of this position as well as skills and attributes required are available in the board position description.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Multicultural Centre for Women's Health
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

Position Description : Board PD finance

For details concerning this role , please contact

Jasmin Chen

Phone : (03) 9418 0916

Email :

Please quote in application: Board member with expertise in finance and risk via Pro Bono Australia.


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