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Non-Executive Director

Organisation : Scouts Australia NSW

Location : New South Wales

Time required : 3 year term

Duration of project : 3 year term

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members

Sector : Youth & Young People

Posted on : 18 Apr, 2019

About the Role

The Scouts Australia NSW Board of Directors invites suitable candidates to apply for two (2) Non-Executive Director roles.

The Organisation

As part of a worldwide organisation, Scouts Australia NSW engages and inspires young Australians to develop confidence, resilience and leadership. The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilling as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

The Candidate

Candidates must be aged 18 years or older and be eligible to apply for a current Working With Children Check. Board Members are required to sign a Director’s letter that recognises their commitment to the values and ideals of Scouting, including the Scout Law and Promise. Directors are also required to abide by the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics for Adults in Scouting.

Non-Executive Directors should be nominated on the basis of appropriate qualifications, experience and skills. AICD qualifications or equivalent will be highly regarded.

Board Members are not remunerated by Scouts NSW.

The Positions

The Board comprises twelve (12) people of whom six (6) are Ex Officio Directors and six (6) are Non-Executive Directors. Two (2) Non-Executive Director positions on the Board of Directors are to be filled at the Scouts NSW AGM on 20 July 2019.

In order to provide an appropriate mix of skills across the Board membership, candidates with the appropriate experience and skills are being sought for positions in 2019:

  • Finance (Honorary Treasurer)
  • Information and Communications Technology

Competencies, Duties and Obligations

Director core competencies are:

  • Financial Acumen
  • Risk Management mindset
  • Strategic and flexible thinker
  • Knowledge of Governance
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collaborative approach
  • Independence of mind
  • Appreciation of the values of Scouting

As a Director you will be expected to:

  • Understand your legal duties and responsibilities under the Corporations Act, 2001
  • Be accountable for your performance and conduct as a member of the Board
  • Actively support the strategic direction and priorities of the Chief Commissioner and Scouts NSW

To Apply

  1. Download the Non-Executive Nomination Pack here.  
  2. Complete the on-line nomination form here and upload supporting documents.

Nominations for Non-Executive Directors close at 5pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019. Nominations received after this time will not be considered.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Scouts Australia NSW
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Jane Siebum

Phone : 02 9735 9000

Email :

Please quote in application: Non-Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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