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Join Motivation Australia’s Board!

Motivation Australia warmly invites expressions of interest for two Board positions from individuals with a genuine interest in international development and disability rights; a strong commitment to Motivation Australia’s mission; and suitable qualifications and expertise.

Motivation Australia welcomes diversity and sees value in a Board that is comprised of people with diverse and relevant skills; knowledge; lived experience of disability; gender and age. To complement our existing Board, we are in this recruitment particularly seeking individuals who can contribute in any of the following areas:

  • Public fund raising;
  • Broadening Motivation Australia’s corporate and philanthropic donor support base;
  • Provision of sound financial oversight;
  • Lived experience of disability

Motivation Australia Board members have individual and collective responsibilities, which are outlined in our Board Charter. For more information, please contact Kylie Mines, CEO Motivation Australia, 191 Port Road, Aldinga, SA 5173

Summary of Motivation Australia

Motivation Australia (MA) is a not for profit disability and development organisation, with a vision of a world where everyone’s right to mobility and inclusion is realised. We work in close partnership with local organisations in the Asia Pacific region, to pursue our mission to enable people with disabilities to stay healthy and mobile, access Assistive Technology, and achieve full and equal inclusion. We are also active within the disability and assistive technology community globally through our engagement with key agencies such as World Health Organisation.

We are an organisation with a clear vision and mission. We have built an organisational culture around our values of humanity, inclusion, professionalism and creativity. We work well as a team, enjoy input from consultants and volunteers who add great value to the work that we do, and value our involvement in an organisation that we have all helped to grow.

Motivation Australia is an active member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and a committed signatory to the ACFID Code of Conduct. We are accredited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), under the Australian Non-Government Cooperation Program (ANCP), which requires a high standard of international development practises. Our CEO is on the Australian Disability and Development Consortium Executive Committee.

Our organisation is governed by Association Rules registered with the SA Office of Business and Consumer Affairs. Our CEO leads a committed team of personnel with a broad range of specialist skills; reporting to our voluntary Board of Governors on a regular basis. The Board is responsible for overseeing the affairs of our organisation; across five functional areas: leadership and stewardship, performance, promotion, monitoring and CEO appointment.