ABN 50 957 582 595

Seeking Non-Executive Directors 

Workways Australia Ltd is seeking applications from suitably qualified people with a passion for making a positive social impact in our community to become Non-Executive Directors of the organisation.

Workways Australia Ltd, a charitable organisation, was established in 1989 for the principal purpose of promoting the relief of poverty, distress, misfortune or disability of individuals who suffer from long term unemployment and other significant social disadvantages by providing programs to assist them to obtain and retain employment, or to proceed to further education and/or training. With its home in Bairnsdale, Victoria, the organisation is a high-performing provider of employment services, disability employment services and complementary programs in Victoria, the ACT, NSW and Queensland.

Applicants for Board positions are required to have a range of competencies related to the skills identified by the Board and personal attributes that would enable an effective contribution to the duties and obligations of the Board. A strong understanding of corporate governance including legal, ethical, fiduciary and financial responsibilities is essential. Workways Australia Ltd Board members also make up the Boards of the organisation’s Controlled Entities: EnviTE Inc., Advance Personnel (Canberra) Inc., and Workways Australia Services Pty Ltd.

Non-Executive Directors need to demonstrate strong diplomatic skills and personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a passion to make a difference.

There are 4 vacancies to be filled:

  • 3 Non-Executive Directors with a term expiration date of November 2020
  • 1 Non-Executive Director with a term expiration date November 2018

Each Director is required to:

  • Become a Member of Workways Australia Ltd.
  • Complete a Declaration that they are eligible to serve as a company director.
  • Complete a National Police History Check.

Please review the Non-Executive Director Role Statement and Workways’ Annual Report.

To apply: Complete an Application and Declaration Form (see link below), and attach a Curriculum Vitae (maximum four pages). These documents, along with other valuable information about the organisation, are available below.

Please submit your application to the Company Secretary – by 5.00pm Friday 6 October 2017.

General enquiries to the Company Secretary Ms. Kristine Mehlert Phone 1800 631 196.

1. Director Role Statement_final_20170622

2. Workways Australia – application & declaration form_20170912

3. Workways Australia Ltd_AnnualReport_2015-16

4. Constitution Workways Australia Limited 27.09.16