Closing Date

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Role type

Tenured

Location

Board meetings held six times/year in Penrith

Join this essential service supporting Indigenous families and children with Indigenous-led family preservation and foster care services.

  • Apply your governance skills to positively impact outcomes for kids
  • Consolidate your commitment to Indigenous family preservation
  • Support organisational growth and practice across NSW

The organisation

Narang Bir-rong Aboriginal Corporation (NBAC) have been providing Aboriginal specific services to the Greater Sydney community including out-of-home care and family preservation services since 2008.  NBAC currently provides services to over 200 children in Indigenous communities across the densely populated regions of Western Sydney, to Penrith, the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and out to Orange.

The role

The Board currently comprises directors with exceptional experience from a range of backgrounds. The skills mix currently has legal, education, counselling and out of home care expertise. The Board is committed to increasing Aboriginal representation in all areas of the organisation including their Board and this year they are committed to having another identified Aboriginal director join the dynamic governance team.

Experience, knowledge & skills

Candidates must identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and are expected to bring:

  • Understanding of corporate governance principles and financial literacy to a level expected of a Director
  • Alignment with the role of the organisation to drive a reform agenda
  • Sophisticated communication, stakeholder management and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated positive leadership and experience on a Board/Committee/Council

Plus exhibit:

  • Commitment to genuine partnerships with Aboriginal communities: this includes working with ACCO’s as well as providing opportunities for meaningful input from community members into service planning and delivery at a local level

Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified positions is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorized under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

To apply

People for Purpose are partnering with Narang Bir-rong Aboriginal Corporation to lead the search for this role.

We invite you to read the board pack here and to review the Narang Bir-rong Aboriginal Corporation website here.

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

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Narang Bir-rong Aboriginal Corporation and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 16 January 2022