Non Executive Director(s)

Organisation : Tenants Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Time required : Up to 5 hours per month (meetings, preparation, contribution)

Duration of project : Two year terms, renewable

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members, Client Services, Finance & Accounting, Fundraising, Legal, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Posted on : 29 Apr, 2019

About the Role

About Tenants Victoria

Tenants Victoria is a not for profit specialist community legal centre a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. It is generally regarded by the community sector and government as the centre of expertise in tenancy law and practice. We support tenants in public and private housing by providing legal advice, information and representation to individuals; by advocating and campaigning for reform in the law and practice of tenancies and by supporting other community agencies to build capability through training. Most recently we led the successful Make Renting Fair campaign, significantly contributing to the substantial reform of tenancy law in Victoria. Read more about our work at

With a new incoming CEO and a skilled and committed Board, we are excited about the opportunities ahead for Tenants Victoria to continue and build its contribution to social justice and housing reform.

The New Directors We Seek

The Board is seeking to expand its membership by appointing up to four additional members.

Not only do you have a belief in social equity and the importance of a stable home for the education and development of the next generation, but you have the professional experience and qualifications to contribute to our strategic development.  You also have excellent interpersonal communication skills.

We are specifically seeking a new director with the skills and capacity to chair our Audit & Risk Committee. For this role, a person with qualifications and experience in financial management or accounting is sought.

In addition, the Board is actively seeking expressions of interest from persons with skills and experience in:

  • Marketing, Communications or public relations
  • Human Resources or organisational development
  • Fund raising for social enterprises
  • Law and governance

Familiarity with the legal assistance sector, not for profit experience, governance or prior board experience will be highly regarded. Candidates with no prior board experience but a keen interest and desire to serve will be considered depending on experience. 

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Tenants Victoria
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Phillip Campbell

Phone : 0408329862

Email :

Please quote in application: Non Executive Director(s) via Pro Bono Australia.


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