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Board of Directors (voluntary)

Common Grace   https://www.commongrace.org.au/

Status
 
Geography
Negotiable
 
Remote / WFH?
 
Applications Close
30 January 2023
 
Additional Links
 
Contact
Name: Kristyn Crossfield
Role: Board Chair
Email: click to email
 

Expressions of Interest Sought

Common Grace - Board of Directors (voluntary)

 

Working with Common Grace

Common Grace is a diverse, grassroots movement of people pursuing Jesus and justice for the flourishing of all people and all creation.

By listening to stories of injustice, equipping individuals and communities, mobilising Christians to undertake meaningful action, and raising a gracious and generous Christian voice in the public conversation, we are seeing people answer Jesus’ call to love our neighbours across these lands now called Australia.

We collectively envision and work towards a world where we are led by our Aboriginal Christian Leaders to see friendship and reconciliation in our lifetime. Where those who come to our shores for safety and asylum are welcomed with compassion. Where there is an end to the epidemic of violence against women, and churches and faith communities are safe places for victims of domestic and family violence. Where, even in the midst of the climate crisis, God's beautiful Creation is restored and protected. For more information please see here.

 

Board of Directors

Common Grace is now calling for expressions of interest to fill casual vacancies on our Board of Directors. We are looking for people who fit into either of the following categories to contribute at a governance level

  • People without directorship experience but with a passion and lived experience in one of our four justice areas (see here) who will bring their valuable perspective to our governance practices.
  • People with experience in governance who have a passion to see Common Grace grow and succeed.

We are committed to being led by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander brothers and sisters and warmly welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

Positions Available

The Board comprises a mix of directors who are not engaged in the day-to-day management of Common Grace but are involved in the governance and oversight of the organisation with specific focus given to strategic direction and policy development.

 

A position description outlining the key functions of a Common Grace Director is attached.

 

Following a recent director retirement, we have the specific vacancy in the office of Treasurer and are specifically looking to appoint a director with either a qualification in finance, accounting, or significant governance experience in this area.

Common Grace seeks Board Directors who are committed to our movement's vision for the goodness that God intends.

 

Desired Skills

Candidates with skills/expertise in the following areas should consider applying:

  • People have lived experience in one of our justice areas and would like to learn how to be a director of a board.
  • Deep understanding the position of the church in the Australian context and its future.
  • Ecumenical relationships and the skills to foster ecumenical discourse.
  • Understanding of and experience in implementing good governance practices including (but not limited to) risk management
  • Fundraising
  • Digital/IT (as applied in campaigning)

 

Application Process

Persons interested in responding to this EOI, should submit a current CV together with a covering email outlining relevant skills and expertise.

Responses should be addressed to the Company Secretary, Rachel Saravanamuthu at companysecretary@commongrace.org.au  

The closing date is Monday 30 January 2023.

Any questions can be directed to the Board Chair, Kristyn Crossfield at chair@commongrace.org.au


Important disclaimer: CMA does not represent the organisations who place these listings, we do not guarantee that they are licensed or authorised to offer the positions, and we encourage readers to make their own inquiries to satisfy themselves that all is in order.
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