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Non-Executive Director Treasurer

Organisation : DEAR DYSLEXIC FOUNDATION

Location : Australia

Time required : 10 a month

Duration of project : 3 years

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, CEO & Senior Management, Finance & Accounting, Grants & Philanthropy

Sector : Disabilities, Education & Training, Social Enterprise

Posted on : 31 Jul, 2020

About the role

Are you looking to build your skills in a volunteer capacity?

Do you have:

  • a passion for supporting and working with young people and adults who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities?
  • a desire to gain not-for-profit and social enterprise experience?
  • a willingness to roll your sleeves up?

Well, we are looking for you, welcome to the Dear Dyslexic Foundation.

Dear Dyslexic Foundation (DDF) is a dyslexic-led grassroots, social enterprise with charitable status. Our vision is to empower young people and adults with learning disabilities to reach their full potential. DDF gives young people and adults a platform to share their lived experience of dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Our service model is built upon peer-led support principles and we use storytelling to give dyslexic individuals, their parents, and carers a voice as a means of empowerment and self-advocacy.

 

Are you looking to build your skills in a volunteer capacity?

Do you have:

  • a passion for supporting and working with young people and adults who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities?
  • a desire to gain not-for-profit and social enterprise experience?
  • a willingness to roll your sleeves up?

Well, we are looking for you, welcome to the Dear Dyslexic Foundation.

Dear Dyslexic Foundation (DDF) is a dyslexic-led grassroots, social enterprise with charitable status. Our vision is to empower young people and adults with learning disabilities to reach their full potential. DDF gives young people and adults a platform to share their lived experience of dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Our service model is built upon peer-led support principles and we use storytelling to give dyslexic individuals, their parents, and carers a voice as a means of empowerment and self-advocacy.

We work to:

  • Raise Awareness of Dyslexia through direct action and education
  • Celebrate stories of people living with dyslexia
  • Carry out research to ensure our work is informed by evidence

DDF operates under a social model of disability, whereby dyslexic individuals are properly supported according to their individual needs. We actively seek to address the many challenges that dyslexic individuals face, including barriers to diagnosis, lack of visibility, acceptance and inclusion in school and employment, and access to support services.

DDF is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the role of Non-Executive Treasurer.

Importantly you will have a willingness and the capacity to roll up your sleeves and help us move from start-up to scale up. You will need to be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours a month in supporting the CEO and the board.

About the organisation

Organisation name : DEAR DYSLEXIC FOUNDATION
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Shae Wissell

Phone : 1800569667

Email : ceo@deardyslexic.com


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


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