WANT TO JOIN US?
We are a dynamic, inclusive, skills-based Board where we contribute our skills and experience to drive positive social impact and sustainability for ChildFund Australia. We are looking for three non-executive Directors who will enhance our current skills mix and diversity.
ABOUT CHILDFUND AUSTRALIA
ChildFund Australia is an independent international development organisation that works to reduce poverty for children in developing communities. We work in partnership with children and their communities to create lasting change by supporting long-term community development, responding to humanitarian emergencies and promoting children’s rights. As set out in our vision, we want every child to be able to say: “I am safe. I am educated. I contribute . I have a future.”
ChildFund Australia directly manages and implements programs with a range of local partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, and other Pacific nations, and manages projects delivered by partner organisations throughout Asia, Africa and the Americas. Our work is funded through child and community sponsorship, government grants as well as donations from individuals, trusts and foundations, and corporate organisations.
ChildFund Australia is a member of the ChildFund Alliance – a global network of 11 organisations which assists almost 16 million children and their families in over 60 countries. ChildFund Australia is a registered charity, a member of the Australian Council for International Development, and fully accredited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which manages the Australian Government’s overseas aid program.
ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA
ChildFund Australia requires Board Directors (Non-Executive Directors) who:
ChildFund Australia is seeking to increase the diversity of lived experiences and perspectives on our Board. We encourage people with diverse backgrounds to apply, such as:
Please submit a CV and a brief cover letter (two pages) addressing:
ChildFund Australia prioritises the safeguarding of all people, including preventing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, and the protection of children. Engagement as a Board Director is conditional upon the outcome of an Australian Federal Police Background check, as well as an equivalent police background check for any country in which the applicant has lived for more than 12 months during the last five years and each country of citizenship. Our policies, including our Child Safeguarding Policy, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy and Code of Conduct, can be found at the ChildFund website.
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