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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WYNDHAM HEALTH FOUNDATION

Wyndham Health Foundation is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitable applicants from the City of Wyndham to be considered for appointment to the Wyndham Health Foundation Board of Directors.

100% Not For Profit, Wyndham Health Foundation was established in 1993 around a transitional period when the old district hospital was closing and the new hospital in Hoppers Lane was being built. The Foundation’s vision was and continues to be, to ensure that the City of Wyndham has the public health & hospital services that our community needs.

Wyndham Health Foundation is committed to supporting our local public health service to meet the growing community needs they deserve, now and into the future.

The Board of Directors

The role of the Wyndham Health Foundation Board is to provide governance, strategic leadership and help with fundraising activities for the organisation and comprises of people with a wide range of skills and backgrounds particularly legal, medical & IT. Director positions are voluntary – there is no remuneration however reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. Board members are appointed for two years with an option to extend for two more terms of two years.

Meetings and Time Commitment

The board of directors meets six times a year plus an Annual General Meeting. Meetings start at 5pm and typically last 2 hours. Preparation for meetings and any sub-committee duties will require additional time.

Expectations of Board Members

  • Attend and actively participate in meetings.
  • Stay informed about committee matters, prepare themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comment on minutes and reports.
  • Serve on sub-committees.
  • Build a collegial working relationship with other board members that contributes to a consensual approach to decisions.
  • Utilise own skills, experience and knowledge to support the growth and success of the organisation;
  • Help communicate and promote Wyndham Health Foundation’s mission and purpose to the community.
  • Assist with fundraising events & activities.
  • Become familiar with our strategy, services, resources, finances, and market.
  • Understand the mission, issues, financial aims, policies, and procedures.

The Process

A representative panel will read all expressions and make recommendations to the members of Wyndham Health Foundation.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CLOSE FRIDAY 17th FEBRUARY 5PM

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE POSITION, PLEASE RECEIVE A COPY OF THE E.O.I. FORM OR TO DISCUSS THE ROLE FURTHER

CONTACT:

Leanne Down – CEO

Email: leanne@whf.org.au  or  0412 701 987

All enquiries treated confidentially

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