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Nominations for Amaze Board Directors 2016

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Amaze Non Executive Board Director (3 positions)

Established in 1987, Amaze is a non-profit organisation operating as the peak body for people on the autism spectrum and their supporters in Victoria.  Amaze works to drive awareness and build understanding of autism and create systemic change to increase opportunities for people on the autism spectrum.

Amaze launched its new Strategic Directions to 2040 in July with the social impact goal for a society that respects every person on the autism spectrum and offers them real opportunities to participate and contribute.  The board provides oversight to achieving the plan’s deliverables and outcomes. (Amaze Strategic Directions to 2040)

The Amaze board is a skills-based board comprising Directors with core competencies in governance as well as specific expertise and qualifications relating to the organisation’s priorities.  The board is currently seeking to appoint three directors in the categories of:

  • Finance/Accounting
  • Clinical service provider and others who work directly with the autism community
  • One position to be open only to individuals on the autism spectrum who brings a broad engagement and experience with perspectives and attitudes within the autistic community (such as through advocacy or policy work);

Further detail for each of these categories is provided in the attached Position Description.

The Amaze board meets monthly at 530pm in Carlton and board members also participate on board committees and in the annual strategic planning meeting.

Board members serve on a voluntary basis for a term of three years.

How to Apply for this role: 

Please complete the Nomination Form and address the Core Competencies and Specific Skills and Qualifications for the category for which you wish to apply (Finance or Service Provider or Person on the Autism Spectrum) to Amaze.Chairperson@amaze.org.au, by 4pm on October 14 2016.

For queries about the application, please contact Amaze.Chairperson@amaze.org.au.

Documentss:  Amaze Strategic Directions 2040, Position Description, Nomination Form (word). Nomination Form(pdf)  Cover Letter From Chair