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Non-Executive Director at Human & Hope

Organisation : Human And Hope Association Inc.

Location : Australia

Time required : The non-executive director can expect to spend about 4 hours per week on independent work and attend a two-hour monthly meeting.

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, Fundraising, Legal, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Application closing date : 13 Aug, 2021

About the role

The purpose of the non-executive director role is to provide expertise and guidance to HHA Inc. in regards to their fundraising strategy and governance.

Competencies, experience and Skills (Role Related)

  • Professional experience in law and governance (not essential, but favourable)
  • Professional experience with leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy or the not-for-profit sector 
  • Experience with creating innovative fundraising strategies
  • Extensive networks with access to wealth within Australia
  • Willingness to devote the required time to serving on the Board

Competencies (Personal Attributes)

  • Passion for localization and Cambodian-driven solutions – understanding that the local way is the best way when it comes to sustainable development; 
  • Integrity – fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, appropriate independence, putting the organisation’s interests before personal interests; 
  • Credibility – have a trustworthy reputation that will result in respect from all stakeholders; 
  • Collaborative yet curious and courageous – able to function as an effective team member and have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussions; 
  • Active contribution – be an active contributor with genuine interest in HHA Inc. and the importance of local empowerment;
  • Ability to make informed decisions – eager to listen and conduct necessary research before making a decision that is always in the best interest of HHA Cambodia and aligns with their values

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Offer legal and governance advice
  • Mobilise connections to help fulfil HHA Inc.’s fundraising strategy
  • Ensure HHA Inc. complies with relevant legislation
  • Provide overall direction and guidance on vision and strategy
  • Support HHA Inc. in promoting the organisation’s values
  • Help develop policies when deemed necessary

About the organisation

Organisation name : Human And Hope Association Inc.

Human and Hope Association Inc. is a registered charity that empowers communities to address inequalities. We achieve this through two approaches:

  • Advocating in Australia about the unintended consequences of voluntourism and advocating for a local approach to development.
  • Financially supporting a grassroots community centre in Cambodia (HHA Cambodia) who run education, vocational training and community development programs that alleviate poverty.

How to apply

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and your C.V to President Andrew Keene and CEO Sally Hetherington OAM at board@humanandhope.org.

Applications close on Friday, 13th August 2021 at 5pm AEST.


Please quote in application: Non-Executive Director at Human & Hope via Pro Bono Australia.


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