Expression of Interest – Volunteering Tasmania Board

Volunteering Tasmania is the peak body for volunteering in Tasmania. Our purpose is helping Tasmanians experience the benefits of volunteering. We believe that all members of our community equally deserve the right to experience the benefits of volunteering, regardless of their background or current situation.

Volunteering Tasmania is a statewide, not for profit organisation with an office in Hobart.  See our website for further information:

We are now seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from enthusiastic, experienced and skilled people to be considered for nomination to the Volunteering Tasmania Board.

Board role: The Volunteering Tasmania Board provides governance and strategic leadership to the organisation.

Attributes sought: We are seeking individuals able to complement our existing team with strong relevant networks across Tasmania and more widely, with good Tasmanian Government connections and a high public profile.  In addition, skills, experience and knowledge across one or more of the following areas is ideal: 

  • Fundraising
  • Board and senior management roles
  • Strategic planning
  • Commercial / business sector
  • Governance, quality and risk management
  • Human Resources
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Alternative income generation

Length of term: Three years, (a one year appointment may be considered in some instances).

Meetings and time commitment:  The Board of Volunteering Tasmania meets around 6 times per year on average but has active sub-committees and requires a commitment of around 10-15 hours per month on Director duties.

If you are interested in nominating for a position on the Board you should initially provide an Expression of Interest addressing the key attributes above and the following points:

  1. Prior experience on Boards and Committees and/or knowledge of governance processes
  2. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and analytically
  3. The ability to attend meetings and contribute to Committees and out of session discussions and decision making
  4. Additional experience and skills you would bring to the Board

People who best meet our requirements will be invited to a meeting with the Chair to further discuss the role. Please note, two existing Board members are re-standing, however, an independent selection process is being followed.

For more information contact the Chair – Rachel Johnson on 0419 771 262 or to obtain an information pack send an email to: