Doncare seeks Board Director - Volunteer Position

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Doncare has been part of the fabric of the City of Manningham for over 50 years providing community support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged children, adults and families. With the vision of an inclusive safe community where all in need are offered the support they require, Doncare provides personalised services including counselling, family services, social support, child mental health assistance, family violence prevention and recovery, crisis support and emergency relief.

Vacancy – Board Director – Doncare Community Services

Doncare is currently seeking to recruit a new volunteer Board Director. The appointment is for a three year term and may be renewed. The role carries the typical expectations of an NFP Board member in providing strategic direction and governance to our agency. The Board is keen to hear from people with experience in any of the following areas:

  • Health and Community Services
  • Legal Services
  • IT and Data Management

We welcome applications from community members with sound judgment and integrity who share Doncare’s compassion for community.  We value diversity of thought and experience including lived experience and believe that our inclusive and collaborative culture contributes to our success.

The Doncare Board meets monthly in the evenings on the third Monday of the month. Board members are expected to serve on Board Sub-Committees from time to time, which meet on an as-required basis.

Read the Board Overview and Position description here

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to the Board President at Doncare, Suite 4, Level 1, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster Vic 3108 or via email -

If you would like to volunteer, please visit Volunteer at Doncare

Doncare values the diversity of the community and welcomes applications from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, and people who identify as LGBTQI.
Doncare has a legal and moral responsibility to ensure the safety of all children in accordance with the Child Safe Standards and expects all staff to commit to this standard and understand their duty of care obligations. Mandatory pre-employment checks will be undertaken prior to commencement.