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Recruiting General Board Member

We are currently looking to recruit a new Director to our Board of Governance.

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Business, Change Management, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Ethics, Information & Communication Technology, Governance Experience
Payment: Nil – honorary role

After conducting a Board skills audit, Meals on Wheels Central Coast is seeking an experienced general Board Director to add to the existing Board complement of 6 Directors. Board succession planning indicates that a retirement, under our Constitution, will occur next year and we seek to meet this event by recruiting now.

We have recently completed an annual edition to our Strategic Plan, which will require a person who can embrace change, assist in our expansion plans, and has General business experience to monitor the increasingly diverse activities of MOWCC. In acknowledging the responsibilities of a Board Director, and with Governance as the main emphasis of the role, a person with past Board experience and Board Governance Training will be highly regarded.

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 – 20
Number of Volunteers: more than 200
Community Segment: Human Services, Community & Economic Development, Health

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Central Coast Council

Further information about this vacancy:

Meals on Wheels Central Coast Limited (MOWCC) is the largest Meals on Wheels Service in New South Wales with over 700 aged, frail and disabled clients receiving deliveries of frozen meals. Additional clients regularly attend our five weekly Community Restaurants for a nutritious meal and socialisation.

We receive funding from the Department of Health, and clients are referred to us through  My Aged Care.

To assist with our funding needs, and to defray our reliance on Government Funding, MOWCC has established a number Of For Profit Activities Of :

• Coast Cuisine. A premium frozen food brand.
• Furry Friends. Our pet food range.
• NDIS Meals. Frozen meals to the disabled community.
• Combined Home Services. Our gardening, cleaning and in home services.
• One Direct Advisory. Providing Advisory services to small to medium Not for Profit and Corporate organisations.

All enquiries to:

Dennis Taylor  CEO –  0439 690 416