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Closing Date

Sunday, 29 October 2023

Role type




Join the Board of Australia’s largest disability organisation and play an integral role in the delivery of services to people with disability.

  • Leverage your strategic and governance skills
  • Guide the organisation through a period of transformation
  • Use your lived experience to inform strategic decisions

The organisation

Aruma is one of Australia’s largest and leading for-purpose organisations, focused on supporting people with disabilities. It is grounded in a strong commitment to Human Rights.

Aruma’s purpose is to support people with a disability to live a great life, the life they want, the life they choose. The organisation offers a wide range of services, including home and living supports, social and community participation, therapeutic supports, children’s services and supported employment to over 5,500 customers supported by 5,700 staff operating in over 460 locations across Eastern Australia. With a person-centred approach, Aruma focuses on empowering individuals with disabilities to lead fulfilling lives, and promoting social inclusion.

The opportunity

Aruma’s Board is actively seeking new Non-Executive Directors to help drive transformative change, guide and shape strategy and equip the organisation to excel in its service delivery.

The Non-Executive Directors will provide both short-term and long-term strategic guidance and are expected to bring diverse perspectives to the table, including transformational leadership, sector expertise, technical and governance acumen, and a commitment to social progress and inclusivity.

Directors will be highly financial and strategic with a proven track record providing leadership to a large distributed, customer-centric business. Directors will potentially bring experience engaging with government stakeholders, contributing to the outcomes of the NDIS review. The emphasis on diversity, encompassing cultural, socioeconomic, and lived experience diversity, underscores Aruma’s commitment to creating a more inclusive and effective organisation, ensuring high-quality service delivery to individuals with disabilities.

Submit your expression of interest

People for Purpose is partnering with Aruma to lead the search for this opportunity.

We invite you to read the Board Pack and their most recent Annual Report.  For further information on Aruma, please visit their website.

Once you have absorbed this information and completed your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]

To submit your expression of interest, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Aruma and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 29 October 2023