Call for Applications: Board Members

​Autism Western Cape
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 27 February, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

Autism Western Cape is a nonprofit organisation, based in Cape Town, which serves to support and empower individuals, families, professionals and communities impacted by Autism throughout the Western Cape region. The Organisation services include counselling and psycho-educational support, training, home support and distribution of resources.
Autism Western Cape seeks to appoint three board members (specifications and qualifications of members to follow). This is a voluntary role in the organisation and is not remunerated. The incumbent/s must attend at least four (4) meetings and be willing to attend additional meetings if the organisation must deal with matters of importance.
Position: Treasurer (Finance background with strong project management skills)

  • Possess financial skills and experience
  • Have experience in the non-profit sector
  • Provide guidance and oversight of the finances, and in turn assist with resources to find funding
  • Assist with reviewing the organisation's financial policies, systems, and structures
  • Assist the Managing Director with audit reports, budgets and donor reporting when required to do so
  • Attend Board meetings and prepare the financial report for board meetings

Position: Fundraiser  

  • Develop a fundraising strategy
  • Support the organisation’s fundraising strategy
  • Ensure that fundraiser has access to your expertise
  • Help identify prospective donors
  • Attend Board meetings and prepare the financial report for board meetings 

Position: Lawyer

  • Provide legal counsel to the organisation
  • Ensure organisation operates in accordance with good governance
  • Oversee legal and ethical accountability for the organisation
  • Ensure that the organisations protocol, policy and procedure and decisions are backed by sound legal assistance

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