Better Place Australia is incorporated as a not-for-profit company operating in the community services sector. With nearly 40 years’ experience, Better Place has a solid track record of achievement, a sound financial base, a stellar reputation for innovation and quality among clients and funders, and well-directed strategic ambitions for the future. Joining the Better Place Australia Board offers an outstanding opportunity to contribute to a values-based, for-purpose organisation tackling some of life’s big challenges.

As a community-focused not-for-profit organisation with an ever-growing range of psychological and community support services, Better Place Australia is taking a leadership role in the provision of high-quality, effective services for a wide range of community groups across 25 locations in Victoria.

Applications are particularly sought from candidates with strong skills and experience in each of the following priority areas:

  • Cybersecurity/ICT/Technical architecture.
  • Legal skills, highly experienced with specialisation in health, family law and consumer advocacy etc.
  • Extensive Government experience, well networked, with strong influencing/advocacy skills.

In addition to specialist skills, applicants should possess some of the following skills and/or experience:

  • Past experience on public, private or community Boards.
  • High level conceptual and strategic thinking skills; financial literacy.
  • An understanding of the NFP, human/community services sector (ideally).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other Directors while maintaining independent thought and preparedness to challenge others’ thinking.
  • Governance education (e.g. AICD course).

If you have skills related to those identified above and a strong values alignment to Better Place and their purpose, you should consider applying for these vacancies.

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For a confidential discussion contact Michael Holdway, Searchlight Group on (03) 9600 1137. Applications close midnight on 14th August 2022.

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