Board Recruitment

Our Board Recruitment Service is for not-for-profits/community organisations that are looking for a new Board Member / Management Committee Member OR potential Board Members that wish to join a new Board / Management Committee.

Why join a NFP Board / Management Committee?

Governing a Community OrganisationWhat do not-for-profit Boards and Management Committees look for?

Not-for-profit (NFP) community organisations look for community members with varying knowledge, skills, competencies and experience to join their boards. Generally, the Board may complete a review of their collective strengths as a group, identifying gaps they feel are needed generally or to satisfy specific goals.

Strengths in demand for Board or Management Committee Members

  • Target group specific experience, skills and knowledge

  • Board / Committee experience

  • Strategic planning and change management

  • Bookkeeping, accounting and finance

  • Advertising and digital marketing

  • Information and communication technology

  • Legal skills or general knowledge

  • Cultural background

  • Age groups e.g. 18 to 35 years of age

  • Governance experience and regulatory compliance

  • Industry specific skills and knowledge

  • Leadership

  • Stakeholder management

  • Human resources and workforce planning

  • Audit and risk management

  • Gender

  • Language other than English

    Why join a community not-for-profit Board or Management Committee?

    There are many reasons for becoming a Board or Management Committee Member of a not-for-profit community group and these are different for each person:

    • You have a passion for the cause and want help make a difference by getting involved
    • You have valuable skills and experience and want to support your community
    • You are seeking self-development; your role enables you to renew pre-existing skills and/or develop new skills and experiences

    For individuals looking to advance their career, joining a Board or Management Committee can enable professional development and personal growth. Improving credibility, networking and leadership skills.

    Organisations are encouraged to consider their legal structure, the law and seek professional advice when considering their recruitment processes and the use of any recruitment services provided within the Community Compass website