At Eskleigh, we are always looking for people with the right skills, abilities and attitude, to join our organisation. There are many and varied roles within our organisation, each as vitally important as the next in maintaining our high standards of care and support for people with a disability in Tasmania.
Whether you’re looking for a rewarding new workplace, a career change, or would like to become a volunteer, if you are committed to helping others and want to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.
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Volunteer with us
Have you always wanted to volunteer your services to a not-for-profit organisation in an industry you feel passionate about? Now is your chance to make a difference to people’s lives.
At Eskleigh, we are always looking for friendly, caring volunteers to assist in the everyday running of our organisation. We rely on the unique skills and services of many different people within our community to continually provide a high quality support service to people with a disability. From administration support and event organisation, to gardening, cooking, and art and craft, there are many different ways in which you can contribute.
Being a volunteer can be one of the most personally rewarding and meaningful experiences you will have in life. Meet a committed and passionate group of people with common values, and work for a well-established and respected organisation that strongly values your contribution. You will discover new skills and personal development, build lasting friendships and connections, as well as make a positive and meaningful contribution to your local community and the lives of people with a disability.
Don’t have the qualifications to work in the role you would really love? Talk to us about the opportunities to develop your skills and become part of this rewarding and professional industry. Perhaps you are looking to re-enter the workforce after children and would like a new direction in your career; we would also love to talk to you about the training opportunities available. In return for your energy and commitment to our organisation, we will provide an attractive and rewarding workplace that values you as an individual. We are prepared to assist the right candidates to further develop their skills and gain relevant qualifications.
Board Member Vacancy
The Eskleigh Foundation Inc. is a not for profit organisation that has been supporting Tasmanians living with disabilities for more than 70 years. Eskleigh is predominately funded by the NDIS to deliver various services across Tasmania, including accommodation, in home care, community access and coordination of supports.
Eskleigh is seeking two new Directors to join the Board in the coming months and is calling for applications from suitably qualified professionals. The ideal applicants will have demonstrated success in their relevant professional field, have a thorough understanding of governance principles, be a lateral & strategic thinker, have passion for improving the lives of people living with disabilities and be willing to work within the values of Eskleigh.
As a Board Member you will be responsible for:
Assisting in the development and monitoring of strategic plans and working with the Board & CEO to achieve business growth
Ensuring the financial affairs of Eskleigh are conducted in an appropriate manner and in line with the requirements set by the ACNC, ATO and Eskleigh’s internal policies
Be willing to join and participate in sub committees
Ensuring that Eskleigh’s properties and other non-cash assets are well maintained and managed appropriately
Working with fellow Directors and the CEO to maintain excellent governance standards
Be willing to become a member of the Eskleigh Foundation Inc.
Provide a current national police clearance
Have a current working with vulnerable people check
Be available to attend a minimum of 5 meetings per year (there are 10 meetings annually)
Completion of a Company Directors course (or be willing to undertake)
An understanding of the NDIS and/or experience with leading organisations under the NDIS
The recruitment committee is extremely keen to receive applications from individuals with a strong background in finance, marketing/public relations and property development/project planning but all suitable applicants are welcome to apply.
Appointments to the Board are executed under a volunteer arrangement but an annual allowance is provided to cover the costs associated with undertaking the required duties.
With Eskleigh entering a period of change and growth, it is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and direct an organisation that has a cherished history in the disability services sector.
Interested applicants can forward their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your application must include a brief cover letter (outlining your suitability and motivation for the role) and a current resume with two referees.