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Motherless Daughters Australia is looking for a Board Chair

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced, strategic-thinking, empathetic and ambitious Chairperson to join our Board.  Ideally, they will have had experience growing and developing an organisation.


The MDA Board Chair is responsible for:

  • Providing strategic leadership and effective governance to the organisation.
  • Regularly reviewing the Strategic Plan in conjunction with Founders and other Board Members.
  • Liaising and interfacing with the Executive Officer (EO) as the primary contact between the board and management.
  • Overseeing and facilitating board, committee, board member and EO evaluation reviews and succession planning.
  • Serving as spokesperson for the organisation as appropriate.
  • Promoting the organisation in the community as opportunities arise.
  • Nurturing beneficial external stakeholder relationships through networking opportunities.
  • Facilitating open and constructive communications amongst board members and encouraging their contribution to board deliberations.

For more details and to view the position description, click here.