Expression of Interest – Appointed Board Member 2020

Postvention Australia – the National Association for the Bereaved by Suicide – is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced people to be considered for appointment to the Board. Postvention Australia is seeking Ordinary Board Members (3-4).

The role of the Board is to provide governance and strategic leadership to the organisation and will comprise people with a wide range of skills and backgrounds. Postvention Australia is especially seeking those with a background in business strategy. Board member positions are voluntary. We are seeking Board members with a background in:

  • Business strategy
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing and communications
  • CALD communities
  • First responders
  • Veterans

The Board meets up to twelve times a year via Zoom with at least one Face to Face Board meeting (generally in December) and an Annual General Meeting. The Board members are also expected to contribute as a member of a sub-committee to the Board. The expected Board member commitment would be eight hours per month (which may vary).

Expectations of Board Members includes:

  • Attend and actively participate in meetings
  • Stay informed about Board matters, prepare well for meetings, and comment on minutes and reports
  • Serve on sub-committees
  • Utilise own skills, experience and knowledge to support the growth and success of the Association

To submit your Expression of Interest, please forward any background information and any other supporting documentation. For further information, please email at [email protected].


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