Town Team Movement is seeking to recruit 3 new Directors to join our volunteer board.
If you are interested, please read below and send us an expression of interested by 5.00pm, Monday 1 November 2021.
Town Team Movement is an ‘underarching’, non-profit social enterprise building a movement of positive ‘doers’. We:
- Inspire, support, connect and promote local Town Teams
- Provide place consultancy services for local governments, State government agencies, private enterprises and more, often around creating a positive, ‘can do’ culture
- Host interactive and inspiring events
- Innovate and provide thought leadership, particularly on placemaking and community-led action
Thriving, connected and empowered communities.
We enable local communities and governments to connect, organise and act to regenerate the fabric of their neighbourhoods and to create better places.
OUR ‘UNDERARCHING’ APPROACH
As an ‘underarching’ organisation, we inspire, support, connect and promote Town Teams from underneath. We are not a peak body and do not have formal power nor control over the 81 (and counting!) independent Town Teams.
SOME OF THE ROLES TOWN TEAM MOVEMENT PLAYS
Town Team Movement’s key roles are in steps 1, 2 and 4 of the graphic below.
The independent, local Town Teams make it happen in their place (step 3).
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Or watch this video to see some of our story.
BECOME A DIRECTOR OF TOWN TEAM MOVEMENT
We encourage anyone with an interest in our organisation and movement to express their interest, particularly people from diverse backgrounds.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people living in regional areas, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQA+ are encouraged to apply.
We are also looking for people with the following specific qualifications, skills or experience:
- Legal qualifications
- Finance and accounting qualifications
- Corporate governance and management
- Entrepreneurship, business modelling, scaling businesses from local to national or international
- Community organising or community development
- Philanthropic and other fundraising
- Information technology
- Volunteer management
- Placemaking, urban planning or design
Our Board of Directors currently meets monthly at 5:30pm on the first Wednesday of each month in the inner northern suburbs of Perth. Meetings are also available to attend online via Zoom, which makes it possible for people in other parts of Western Australia and other states to be a Director of our organisation.
Your time commitment will be approximately one day per month, including attending board meetings.
Capacity to attend additional Town Team or networking events on evenings or weekends would be preferable.
Please note that Non-Executive Directors of Town Team Movement are not paid. This is a voluntary position.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a one or two-page statement addressing the requirements above and explaining why you’d like to join our board. You may include a CV if you wish.
Please submit your expression of interest to [email protected] by 5.00pm, Monday 1 November 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Town Team Movement’s Executive Director, Jimmy Murphy on 0412 291 795 or the Chair of the Board, Emma Watton on 0431 936 397.
Or email a question to [email protected].