Vacancy – Interim Directors for the PA Board (x 2)

Permaculture Australia is the national member based permaculture organisation in Australia, governed by a Board of Directors.  We currently have two (2) vacancies on the Board, to commence in early February 2020. The position(s) are for a period of three months, with the option to renominate at the upcoming AGM on Wednesday 21 April 2020.  The position of 'Director' is voluntary and applicants must be a current financial member of PA to be considered for the role(s) and located within Australia.

About the role(s):

We are looking for a general Board member (x 1) and Deputy Treasurer (x 1) who have skills in one or more of the following areas: project management, governance, strategic planning, fundraising, media, marketing, volunteer management, budgets and/or financial modelling.  Full support will be provided including an allocated 'mentor' from the current Board, and an opportunity to shadow more experienced team members.

The time commitment is at least two (2) hours per week plus a monthly Board meeting (via online/phone connection). Applicants must have reasonable internet connection to access online documents, and have read the document What Does Board Membership Involve? Our Board follows the Permaculture Ethics and has a Shared Agreement all volunteers must agree to.

As this is an Interim position, this is an excellent opportunity for those who may be new to a Board role and would like to gain some experience while contributing to Permaculture Australia.

To be considered for the role please send a copy of your resume and brief cover letter (no more than one page) outlining the skills you would bring to the role and why you would like to join the PA Board of Directors. Should you have further queries, please contact Virginia, Chair of the Board, via 0438 437 919.

Applications should be submitted to [email protected] before Wednesday 5th February 2020.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Photo: (L-R): 2019/2020 Board of Directors Ian Lillington, Virginia Solomon (Chair), Dr Cally Brennan (Treasurer), Kym Blechynden and Wendy Marchment (Secretary).