Trustee/Board Member Position

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) Trust Board is seeking to appoint one new Trustee/Board member. This is an unpaid, voluntary position.

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The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) Trust Board is seeking to appoint one new Trustee/Board member. This is an unpaid, voluntary position for a two-year term. The principal responsibilities of NZAF Trustees/Board members are to set the NZAF’s overall strategic direction, monitor performance against strategic goals, employ and monitor the performance of the NZAF’s Executive Director, and represent the NZAF’s many stakeholder communities at the governance level.

The NZAF is New Zealand’s leading HIV prevention and health services organisation that works to prevent the transmission of HIV and provide support for people living with HIV, their whānau and families. The NZAF partners with other organisations in the HIV sector to help succeed in its mission.

The NZAF Trust Board is seeking applications from people with the following skills or experience in addition to basic governance expertise:

  • Tikanga Māori
  • Strategic thinking
  • Human Resources
  • Branding and PR
  • Fundraising
  • Governance of NGOs
  • Health
  • Policy
  • Financial governance

The NZAF encourages gender and cultural diversity within its Trust Board. All applicants are expected to have knowledge and experience of the communities most affected by HIV in New Zealand, specifically the gay and bisexual men’s communities, including Takatāpui Tane, Asian MSM and HIV positive MSM, and New Zealand-based African communities. People living with HIV who are willing to have their status known publicly are encouraged to apply, although disclosure is not essential.

The NZAF Trust Board has seven Trustees, four of whom are elected by the membership of the NZAF, and three who are appointed by the Board. This position is for an appointed member. The Board meets approximately eight times each year, although some work is necessary from time to time between meetings. Appointed Trustees have a two-year term with the option of being appointed for another two terms.  All NZAF Trustees are unpaid volunteers.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday, 26 March 2018. For more information, or to apply, please contact the Board Secretary email virginia.cattell@nzaf.org.nz or on mobile 021 402 080

Download the position description here.

View the NZAF Trust Deed.