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Non-Executive Director with a NFP Board

Organisation : Human and Hope Association Inc.

Location : Australia

Time required : Four hours a week + two hour monthly meeting

Duration of project : Ongoing - minimum two year commitment

Skill Area : Advocacy, Consulting & Strategy, Fundraising, Grants & Philanthropy

Sector : Community Development, Overseas Aid & Development

Posted on : 20 Jul, 2019

About the Role

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

– Raising awareness in Australia about the unintended consequences of voluntourism and advocating for a local approach to development.

– Supporting a grassroots community centre in Cambodia who run education, vocational training and community development programs that alleviate poverty.

We are a fundraising and advocacy organisation and are on the lookout for someone to join our board as a Non-Executive Director. The purpose of the non-executive director role is to provide expertise and guidance to HHA Inc. in regard to our fundraising strategy and governance, mobilising connections so we can achieve our fundraising goals.

TIME COMMITMENT

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

COMPETENCIES, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS (ROLE RELATED)

• 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

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.

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

• Attend board meetings (mostly via phone) every month
• 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

To apply for this role, please send your CV or LinkedIn profile with an introductory email to sally@humanandhopeassociation.org. Please direct any enquiries to Sally Hetherington OAM.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Human and Hope Association Inc.
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Sally Hetherington OAM

Phone : 0424080186

Email : sally@humanandhopeassociation.org


Please quote in application: Non-Executive Director with a NFP Board via Pro Bono Australia.


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