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.
What 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
Age groups e.g. 18 to 35 years of age
Governance experience and regulatory compliance
Industry specific skills and knowledge
Human resources and workforce planning
Audit and risk management
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.