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We have a strong team of dedicated Board members who reflect the diversity, gender equality and social inclusion highly valued within WLSWA. Board members are pivotal to upholding our core values of justice, equality, integrity, leadership and respect and to developing strategic priorities that promote our vision, mission and values. This includes the provision of high quality services for Western Australia’s most vulnerable women and addressing inequalities in the legal system that adversely affect vulnerable women.

Any current Board vacancies will be listed on this page. If you are interested in applying for any advertised vacancies on this page or have any questions about our Board, please email our Board Chair at [email protected].

Current Board Positions Vacant – three (3)

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced and committed people with a commitment to achieving justice, empowerment and safety for some of Western Australia’s most vulnerable women.

Our current Board membership is 8. We have one vacancy, but an increase in Board size to 11 when constitutional changes take effect will create an additional two vacancies. Board meetings are held six weekly for 2-3 hours in the evenings and there are additional subcommittees. Board members are expected to attend at least 75% of meetings, preferably in person, and to undertake subcommittee and other work deepening upon their area of expertise.

As we enhance our existing board we are looking to fill the following 3 roles:

  1. General Board Member – experience in Aboriginal affairs (Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged)
  2. General Board Member – Marketing and Digital Strategies 
  3. General Board Member – Fundraising and Philanthropy experience

We are seeking those with expertise in Advocacy, Community Legal Sector Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Fundraising, Grants Administration, Law & Legal Services, Public Policy, NFP/NGO, Finance, Information Technology.

We positively encourage all candidates to apply irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. People from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and / or linguistically diverse are strongly encouraged to apply.

A full description of the positions vacant and instructions regarding the lodging of an expression of interest can be found here: Board Position description and Making an EOI

The latest news & insights

Vacancies on the WLSWA Board (3)

2 April 2019 News

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced and committed people with a commitment to achieving justice, empowerment and safety for some of Western Australia’s most vulnerable women. Our current Board membership is 8. We have one vacancy, but an increase in Board size to 11 when constitutional changes take effect will create an additional two vacancies. If you …

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2017-2018 Annual Report

28 November 2018 News

At its annual general meeting on Thursday 15 November, WLCWA launched is annual report for the 2017-2018 year.  This report showcases the outstanding work carried out during the preceding year by the dedicated staff and volunteers of WLCWA. WLCWA Annual Report 2017-18

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