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Work for Amaze

For more than 50 years, Amaze has been a leading voice for autistic people and their families. We have made enormous progress, but there is much more work to be done. Join our team and help shape a better future for autism.

Current vacancies

Non-Executive Director (Voluntary)

  • Amaze Inc. is the peak body for autistic people and their families in Victoria
  • Amaze is seeking two vacancies for Non-Executive Directors on its Board:
    1. Financial expertise 
    2. Autism advocacy expertise (autistic person) 

 

About us:

For more than 50 years, Amaze has provided information and resources to autistic people and their families, the broader autism sector (service providers, researchers, autism organisations) and the wider community. 

Today Amaze supports thousands of people every year and also advocates to government to influence positive change and builds the skills of the community to create a better world for autistic people and their families.

The role:

Amaze Inc. now invites applications for two vacancies for Non-Executive Directors on its Board.

Specifically, the Board is seeking to appoint:

  • a Director with financial expertise – qualified and experienced senior finance manager, preferably from government or nonprofit organisations. 
  • a Director with autism advocacy experience – an autistic person who is actively engaged in autism networks and remains abreast of issues facing autistic people of all capabilities. 

Core competencies and other qualifications for directors are detailed in the Position Description. Any queries about the role can be directed to Board Chair, Professor W. Bebbington AM, at amaze.chairperson@amaze.org.au.

If you wish to be considered for one of these positions, please apply by letter addressing the Core Competencies, including a current CV and listing two referees, and forwarded by email to Board Chair, Professor W. Bebbington AM, at amaze.chairperson@amaze.org.au.

Applications should be received by 15 March 2021

Applicants shortlisted will be invited to attend an interview with the Chair and a panel of Board members. Successful applicants will by appointed by the Board until the November 2021 Annual General Meeting, where Directors are elected for three-year terms. An applicant must agree to join Amaze Inc. as a Member to serve as a Director. 

Note that this is a voluntary role. 

We’re an autism-friendly workplace

At Amaze, autistic people are at the centre of all we do – including our workforce. Amaze employees a number of autistic people, and we strongly encourage autistic people to apply for vacant positions.

We have an autism-friendly culture, and our team comes together to support autistic employees to thrive by making adjustments (both in the way we work and the physical environment) to support that person’s needs.

For autistic applicants

While we understand many people choose not to disclose, applicants are welcome to let us know that they are autistic when applying for a role at Amaze. That way we can make adjustments to the application and interview process to suit your needs. 

You can tell us by either including that information in your application, or by calling us on 03 9657 1600 or emailing info@amaze.org.au and asking to speak with the hiring Manager named in the relevant job ad.

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