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Organisation : Australian Diabetes Educators Association

Location : Australia

Time required : TBC

Duration of project : 3 years

Sector : Health – General

Application closing date : 18 Jun, 2021

About the role

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) is seeking to appoint an independent Director with legal experience to its Board. Preference will be given to those with experience in NFP governance and /or commercial or corporate partnerships.

ADEA is a not for profit organisation working with health professionals, government and the public to reduce the prevalence and impact of diabetes both in Australian and overseas. 

The ADEA is committed to supporting its members’ efforts to provide evidence-based best practice diabetes education and care to people with or at risk of diabetes, their carers and families. Diabetes education empowers people with diabetes to effectively self-manage the care and treatment of their diabetes or pre-diabetes. 

The Board is responsible for the overall strategic direction and works with management in setting strategies for the organisation. 

The ADEA National Office is based in Canberra however our Directors are based in different states in Australia. Face-to-face Board meetings are conducted each quarter with additional teleconferences held as required. We are seeking an independent Director who is qualified in legal services. The term of appointment is 3 years, with the option of one further 3 year term. 

The position is an honorary appointment and will commence in August 2021. Information about ADEA is available at

Please click on the following to read the ADEA Constitution and By-Laws.  


About the organisation

Organisation name : Australian Diabetes Educators Association

About Us

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA), formed in 1981, is Australia’s leading organisation for diabetes care and education.  Our members are healthcare professionals who are committed to providing evidence-based best practice diabetes education to ensure optimal health and wellbeing for all people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes.

What we do

Diabetes education is a specialty field of health care practice. ADEA offers professional recognition and development programs to support diabetes educators working toward achieving and maintaining Credentialled Diabetes Educator® (CDE) status through a credentialling program.

We also support our members and communities through eventsresources and learning.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Independent Director with Legal Experience via Pro Bono Australia.


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